silverweed


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silverweed (sil·ver·wēd),

n Latin name:
Convolvulus scammonia; part used: plant; uses: pain reliever, contract bodily tissues, diuretic, hemorrhoids, diarrhea, sore throat, ulcers; precautions: may cause gastrointestinal disturbances. Also called
common silverweed, eged's pacific silverweed, genserich, gumusu besparmak, silverweed cinquefoil, wild tansy, yerba plateada, and
zilverschoon.
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