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CHIVES ALLIUM SCHOENOPRASUM
---Medicinal Actions and Uses---: The plant is regarded as a culinary herb and is not used medicinally. It contains an essential oil rich in sulphur, similar to that found in Onion and Garlic. As a medicine it would be milder in action to these, both of which are antiseptic and tend to lower the blood pressure. Garlic oil is now obtainable in capsule form. when prepared by the alchymist they make an excellent remedy for the stoppage of urine.