epilobium angustifolium

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4-petal pink flowers with thin pointy leaves. Leaf and root used to make tea as anti-inflammatory for digestive, stomach and bowel problems. Young shoots best to eat. There is a different plant also called fireweed- see “Pilewort”
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Herbs of Epilobium angustifolium L and Epilobium hirsutum L were collected in north-east Poland.
shrubs (including Corylus avellana, Sambucus racemosa, Prunus spinosa, Cytisus scoparius, Crataegus monogyna, Salix caprea, and Lonicera periclymenun) and dense populations of plants such as Pteridium aquilinum and Epilobium angustifolium.
Epilobium angustifolium has demonstrated antimicrobial activities: