white dittany

white dittany

traditional symbol of zeal. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 173]
See: Zeal
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Azaleais is a symbol of femininity; white dittany is love and passion and is said to be an aphrodisiac.
So that will be twenty quid's worth of white dittany to go with the M&S meal deal, then.
No wonder: as Brown notes, epileptics at the time "might have been prescribed wild valerian, peony root, mistletoe, digitalis, quinine, white dittany, rue, narcissus, opium, asafetida, garlic, camphor, cantharides, copper, zinc, lead, antimony, mercury, iron, silver, carbonic acid or phosphorus.