Latin Name: Lactuca virosa
Common Names: Wild Lettuce
There are two forms of Lactuca virosa, Wild Lettuce, available from Botanicals. These are Organic Wild Lettuce Leaf Cut and Sifted, and Wild Lettuce Herb Powder. The powdered form is wild crafted, meaning that the herbs are grown and harvested in the wild. Our Organic Lactuca virosa is certified Organic by Quality Assurance International, which follows the guidelines for Organic certification as put forth by the United States Department of Agriculture and the National Organic Program. Both forms of this popular dried herb are also certified kosher.
The common name for this dried herb is Lettuce Opium. The plant is commonly found in southern parts of Europe and the Caucasus.
Botanicals prides itself on the superior quality of all the dried herbs and herbal products that we make available to our customers online, including Wild Lettuce. We purchase our raw herbs directly from growers around the world. After this, the herbs are processed at our milling and packaging facility in order to ensure quality control at every step of the process. Our bulk dried herbs routinely undergo rigorous laboratory analyses as part of our commitment to quality.