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Related to soapwort: Saponaria officinalis

soapwort

Herbal medicine
(1) Cowherd, see there; Saponaria vaccaria.  
(2) Saponaria officinalis, a saponin-rich perennial that is diuretic, expectorant and laxative; it is used topically for skin disease, such as acne, abscesses, eczema and psoriasis, or as a skin cleanser.
 
Toxicity
Soapwort is a potent emetic and should not be ingested internally.

soapwort

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ca or 306/386-2737) offers soapwort (Saponaria vaccaria 'Rosa Bella').
Containing 50ml bottles of basil lemon shower gel, vanilla cinnamon shower gel, vanilla cinnamon body milk, aloe and soapwort shampoo and achillea conditioner, you won't need anything else for your gymbag.
Prescot's hedge mustard, ivy leaved toadflax and smooth soapwort blooms, but its Danish scurvy grass has now gone to seed.
Naturalized medicinal plants from the ethnobotanical point of view: butterbur, chicory, elecampane inula, horse-radish, soapwort and sweet violet.
For a reliably good wildflower hike, take the Buttermilk Bend Trail, where poppies, soapwort, and Indian paintbrush provide a bountiful showing.
He thanked Lord Mayor Sir David Howard and the Corporation of the City of London for the birthday gift of seven botanical watercolours, and amused guests with some of the flowers' names, including Soapwort, Spanish Catchfly, Goldilocks, Swine's Succory, Nipplewort and Bastard Toadflax.
John's Wort, blue hyssop, bay wee, lavender, motherwort, lobelia, horehound, lemon balm, mint, beebalm, catnip, Russian sage, parsley, balloon flower, jie geng, garden sage, soapwort, JingJie/Japanese Catnip, skullcap, betony, stevia, comfrey, feverfew, tansy, thyme, coltsfoot, valerian, mullein, vervain, culver's root, passionflower vine, oregano, mallow, rue, rosemary, violet.
NATURE'S SHAMPOO - SOAPWORT You don't need a mountain of foam to get skin, hair and scalp clean: soapwort does the trick perfectly well, and you can buy dried soapwort if it's too much of a pain to grow, harvest and dry yourself.
Soapwort or Bouncing Bet; infrequent to common; widespread; BSUH 10547, 10659.
Pinks with lavender blooms spill around drifts of pink-flowered soapwort and rosy pink drumsticks of common thrift.