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P-R PHOTO/AMY HEGGEN Nadia Korths, a member of North Country Herbalists, uses the shoots of Japanese Knotweed in her tea and as a skin softener. The invasive species that grows abundantly on her mother's Beekmantown property is believed to have many health benefits. Korths also harvests motherwort, catmint, stinging nettle and other local herbs.