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Related to polygala senega: Milkworts
Small white flowers on end of spike. Root is most used part. Root tea used for colds, coughs, pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma, rheumatism, heart problems, (heart and lung pulmonary). Reduces inflammation, regulates menses, upper respiratory tract expectorant.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz