sweet woodruff


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sweet woodruff

Herbal medicine
A perennial herb that contains citric acid, coumarin, rubichloric acid and tannins; it is diuretic and given as a digestive and hepatic tonic.
 
Toxicity
Vomiting and vertigo in large doses.
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