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bistort

Infectious disease fighter, very strong astringent (stops internal and external bleeding). Used for diarrhea, ibs, ulcerative colitis, dysentery, mouth sores, vaginal discharge, gargle for sore throat. Whole plant is useable. Plant has tall spike stem, whose top is covered with a clublike cluster of pink flowers
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45 The colari in sbara are described in Vitali, s.v., and Bistort, 186, n.1.
54 The Eterni are described as wearing "vesta da contor." Bistort, 355, cites the use of this phrase in a sumptuary law of 17 November 1476 and Molmenti (2:478-79) lists among an "Estratto dall'inventario di Francesco Bon (15 ottobre 1520) .
Yorkshire rhubarb features, and wild plants such as bistort and jack-by-the-hedge (garlic mustard) are growing nicely and will be tucked into several dishes.
The group also sawcurled dock, purple loosestrife and water bistort on a long list of flora.
16 Pietro Marcelli describes the Venetian women who appeared for the entry of the queen of Poland: "rilucendo quelle donne tutte come specchi per tante pretiose pietre che havevano attorno." His Vite de' Prencipi di Vinegia is cited by Bistort, 36.
"Flowers like bistort will cover a meadow in a pink swathe for just a week and will then be gone, so it was critical I didn't miss any of this.
This may well be the result of spreading mats of amphibious bistort - at Carr Mill Dam, some ten miles away.
Considering that I have a passion for ariseamas whose flowers look like something off a butcher's slab and smell like rotting meat, you'd think I could find it in my heart to tolerate a harmless bistort or two.
(101) The best overview of sumptuary legislation in Venice remains Bistort. On the period under discussion here, see also Casagrande, 47-84; Labalme, 1980, 133-34.
Clyde can stand on his doorstep, a frill of pink bistort and green mosses at his feet, and see his day's work stretching out on the landscape in front of him.