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purple betony

purple betony

Not to be confused with true Wood Betony. Narrow leaves at base of tall 2ft stick-like stems with cluster of purple flowers on top. Astringent. Slightly bitter (good for digestion) Flowers, leaves and stem used to make tea for anxiety, migraines, gallstones, heartburn, high blood pressure, headache, neuralgia. Strong antioxidant.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz
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Caption: Florida betony is one of the most common plants found in urban Florida.
FRIENDS: Sarah Gent, left, and Joanne Cullum, with their children Betony and Marley, went through pregnancy at the same time which has made their friendship stronger SHARED EXPERIENCE: For Sarah and Joanne
The MySQL developer community has released the first public iteration of what will be the next version of MySQL, version 5.5.<p>MySQL database administrators are encouraged to test MySQL Server 5.5.0-m2, code-named "Betony," though not run it on their production systems yet.<p>"The new features in this release are of beta quality.
The son of Royal Applause had run in a bumper at Uttoxeter last month, and he came through late on to collar Betony for a half-length win under Jimmy Quinn.
Pedieularis lanceolata Michx.; Swamp Lousewort, Fen Lousewort, Fen Betony; Wet roadside ditch and meadow; Infrequent; C = 6; BSUH 14684.
Broadleaf weeds include purslane, betony, pusley, pennywort (dollarweed), oxalis, and spurge.
who confesses, "I wish I could not think, that I might not remember," calls for, among other things, "3 handfuls" of "sweet Mints Angelica, Betony, Comstop flowers, Sage and Rosemary flowers, sweet Marjoram" mixed into "4 gallons of strong Ale" (3.4.19-21).
She also recommends 2 to 3 dropperfuls each of dandelion (Taraxacum officinale), burdock (Arctium lappa), and wood betony (Betonica officinalis) tinctures for medium and large dogs, twice daily, plus 2 to 3 teaspoons of strongly brewed chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) tea twice daily with food.
Campion owners Penny and Julian have six cottages in total with the biggest, Betony, sleeping eight people and boasting a magnificent inglenook fireplace.
Collect the aerial parts (leaf, stem and budding flowers) of Wood Betony just before the flowers bloom.
He meets up with a tangle-child (elf) named Betony, and together they search for a cure for his illness while trying to combat an evil japegrin (pixie) who is trying to sell potions that purportedly heal but instead can be fatal.