Iris Versicolor

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A perennial herb, the dried rhizome of which contains alkaloids, salicylates, starch, and tannins; it is antiemetic and carminative, and has been used for eructation, headache, cramps, rheumatic complaints, to increase the flow of bile, and is said to remove toxins from the blood
Toxicity Fresh blue flag root is poisonous
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Add a tub of the Americal Blue Flag Iris or the spiky-leaved Japanese Rush, Acorus Graminieus.