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sweet woodruffHerbal medicine
A perennial herb that contains citric acid, coumarin, rubichloric acid and tannins; it is diuretic and given as a digestive and hepatic tonic.
Vomiting and vertigo in large doses.
A low-growing, hardy perennial herb (Galium odoratum or Asperula odorata) used in alternative medicine to treat nervousness, insomnia, and cardiac irregularity. Liver damage has been reported in some patients after long-term use.