dyers woad

dyers woad (dī·erz wōd),

n Latin name:
Isatis tinctoria L.; parts used: leaves; uses: antiinflammatory, febrifuge, digestive, antiviral, skin inflammation, jaundice, dysentery, mumps, sore throat, laryngitis, scarlet fever; precautions: feeble patients. Also called
ban lang gen, bei ban lan gen, dyers weed, pan lan ken, pannamgeun, or
woaddye plant.
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Mythe Clif alongside the Severn near Tewkesbury, used to be clothed in the flowers of Dyers Woad every spring and summer.