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AGRIMONY
Scientific name: Agrimonia eupatoria
Common names: Sticklewort, Cockle Burr, Church Steeples

It grows in sunny dry places, on hedge banks, on sides of fields, woods and paths, on wastelands and near ruins.

BEDSTRAW
Scientific name: Galium
Common names: Clivers, Goosegrass, Yellow Bedstraw, Maid's Hair, Cheese Rennet, Hedge Bedstraw and Lady's Bedstraw

Galium aparine, commonly known as Clivers or Goose-grass, grows in meadows, fields and hedges and reaches a height of 60 to 160 cm.

BUTTERBUR, UMBRELLA PLANT
Scientific name: Petasites officinalis
Common names: Bog Rhubarb, Flapperdock

Butterbur grows on the edges of rivers and woods, in ditches and marshy meadows. It is much larger than the Coltsfoot, which belongs to the same family.

CALAMUS, SWEET FLAG
Scientific name: Acorus calamus
Common names: Sweet Sedge, Sweet Rush, Sweet Root, Myrtle Grass, Sweet Myrtle.

Calamus roots are not only used, because of their strengthening effects, for overall weakness of the digestive system and flatulence as well as colic, but are also helpful for glandular disorders and gout.

CALENDULA, MARIGOLD
Scientific name: Calendula off icinalis
Common names: Pot Marigold, Mary Gowles, Golds

Calendula belongs to the plants which are beneficial in cancer and cancerlike growths.

CAMOMILE
Scientific name: Matricaria chamomilla
Common names: German Camomile, Wild Camomile, True Camomile, Scented Mayweed.

It grows on clay soils, arable land, hillsides, in glades, clover, potato, corn, and wheatfields. After snow rich winters and wet springs, it is found in abundance.

COLTSFOOT
Scientific name: Tussilago farfara
Common names: Horsehoof, Coughwort, Bull's Foot and Foalswort

When our meadows and hills show no sign of spring and the eye just barely notices the swelling of the willow-catkins, the Coltsfoot is the first to appear, sending forth its stalk with the yellow flower.

COMFREY
Scientific name: Symphytum officinale
Common names: Knit Bone, Boneset, Consound and Bruise wort

This medicinal plant belongs to our most indispensable and valued herbs, which nature has in store for us.

COMMON CLUB MOSS
Scientific name: Lycopodium clavatum
Common names: Vegetable Sulphur and Wolf's Claw

The Club Moss is a radium containing plant and easily distinguished by its widely ranging, rope-like ramblers and the yellow pollen of the spikes.

COWSLIP
Scientific name: Primula officinalis
Common names: Herb Peter, Key Flower, Key of Heaven, Fairy Cups and Paigles

The golden yellow blossoms of this variety of Cowslip have an honey-like, agreeable fragrance and, forming an umbel on a long stalk, rise out of the centre of a rosette of leaves.

DANDELION
Scientific name: Taraxacum officinale
Common names: Priest's Crown, Blow-Ball and Swine's Snout

This plant, looked upon as a troublesome weed in lawns, is Nature's greatest healing aid for suffering mankind.

GOLDEN ROD
Scientific name: Solidago virga-aurea
Common names: Solidago, Aaron's Rod

This medicinal plant is found in woods and copses, in moist ditches and on hillsides. The erect stem with its bushy branches on the upper half, carrying yellow star-like flowers, grows to about 80 cm.

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