avens

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avens (aˑ·vnz),

n Latin name:
Geum urbannum; parts used: plant (dried), rhizome, roots; uses: astringent, antiinflammatory, antiseptic, diarrhea, sore throat, fever, headache; precautions: none known. Also called
Benedict's herb, bennet's root, blessed herb, city avens, clove root, colewort, geum, goldy star, herb bennet, way bennet, wild rye, or
wood avens.
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