shepherd’s purse(redirected from Mother’s-Heart)
shepherd’s purseHerbal medicine
An annual herb that contains acetylcholine, flavonoids, mustard oil, polypeptides and saponins; it is antipyretic, diuretic and haemostatic, and has been used for hypermenorrhoea, haematuria, urinary tract infections, nosebleeds, haemorrhoids and varicose veins.
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