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heal-all

(hēl′ôl′)
n. Botany

heal-all

Herbal medicine
A perennial of the mint family that contains alkaloids, bitter principles and volatile oils; it is astringent, and may be used as a throat gargle. It is rarely used by herbalists due to its uncertain efficacy.
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After the trepidation of rocks After burst blood vessels Will fields of saxifrage And selfheal bloom?
Upland meadow flowers include wood crane's-bill, lady's mantle, pignut, globe flower, red clover, meadow vetchling, great burnet, ragged robin, melancholy thistle, meadow buttercup, selfheal, ribwort plantain, common knapweed, rough hawkbit, meadow saxifrage, devil's-bit scabious, sneezewort and common sorrel.