6887RE: [SCA-Herbalist] mouse ear vs dandelion
- Apr 1, 2008
Here in the Middle we aren’t allowed to use medical preparations for A&S competition, but I think a comparison would be interesting. How would you test it?
I am working on a formula for an A&S competition. It is a formula from
One of the ingredients is mouse ear (Hieracium pilosella) It is
not native to this area. I can purchase seeds to grow it, but I
have never used it before. I am considering switching it for
dandelion (Taraxacum officinale (WEBER)) which is similar in
Since this is a period formula, should I do this or grow the mouse
ear. I have considered simply making a batch with the original herbs,
and a batch with my substitions.
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