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COWSLIP   (PRIMULA VERIS)

Family: Primulaceae

Herb Peter. Paigle. Peggle. Key Flower. Key of Heaven. Fairy Cups. Petty Mulleins. Crewel. Buckles. Palsywort. Plumrocks. Mayflower. Password. Artetyke. Drelip. Our Lady's Keys. Arthritica. Cuy lippe. Paralysio.

 

---Part Used Medicinally---The yellow corolla is alone needed, no stalk or green part whatever is required, only the yellow part, plucked out of the green calyx.

The roots and the flowers have somewhat of the odour of Anise, due to their containing some volatile oil identical with Mannite. Their acrid principle is Saponin.

---Medicinal Action and Uses---Sedative, antispasmodic

A decoction of the root is excellent as a remedy for bronchitis and whooping cough.

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Chervil Chickweed Cinquefoil

Clary

Clown's Woundwort

Club moss

Colt's foot Cornsilk
Cowslip Crosswort Cudweed Cucumber

Chestnut Tree

Wild Carrot

Chicory

 Cedar (Siberian)