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Related to comptonia peregrina: sweet fern
Strongly aromatic. Used for healing of the gums, ulcers, bleeding conditions, (astringent) ulcerative colitis, Crohn's. Helps all kinds of health conditions by taking the tea several times a day 5 days a week. Putting sweet fern leaves mixed in with a batch of blueberries helps magically preserve the blueberries for weeks, even a month. It is said sweet fern helps preserve life itself.
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