cow parsley


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cow parsley

a common Eurasian umbelliferous hedgerow plant, Anthriscus sylvestris, having umbrella-shaped clusters of white flowers
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cow parsley

cow parsley

Hollow stem, grows to 6 ft (2m), common roadside plant. Has somewhat unpleasant flavor, stronger than garden chervil with hint of carrot. Leaves used as anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, anti-viral and fungal. Expectorant (cough, cold, asthma) used for depression, stress, insomnia, Alzheimers, Parkinson’s, crohn’s, diabetes, leukemia, kidney, stomach, digestive dosorders, dropsy, migranes. Leaves used for green dye. Flowers decorative uses. Causes uterine contractions, do not take while pregnant.
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Its researchers found that wild cherries are blossoming two weeks earlier than in the 1970s, poppies are flowering a fortnight ahead of usual flowering times, while rowan, box and cow parsley are all Dowering nine to 15 days earlier than they did 20 years ago.
Their blue flower-heads, surrounded by a spiky ruff, put them in the same family as cow parsley, and herbs such as dill and fennel - but you'd never guess it to look demands a closer look.
Sophie Richards, by email: They say carrot fly move to carrots from wild members of the same family, like cow parsley.
Morning sunshine bleached the cow parsley in the fields that stretched below the school yard.
THIS year's Chelsea Flower Show saw a return to more natural planting, with many wildflowers taking pride of place, intermingled with ornamental grasses, cow parsley and soft pastel colour schemes of pinks and lilacs.
Below the tall nettles and flowering grasses, the water was as shallow as a wartime bath but the banks were full of cow parsley and blush-pink dog roses and an occasional blue eye of speedwell peeping through the undergrowth.
com Splash of colour: Wooden table pounds 89, directors' chairs pounds 49 each, stripy canvas parasol pounds 69, cow parsley design sculptured wall art pounds 156 and four-tier multi-coloured lunchboxes pounds 43, from Graham & Green.