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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

blue flag

(blū flag)
Herbal derived from Iris versicolor; purported value as an antiinflammatory, laxative, diuretic; human poisoning reported and use contraindicated.
Synonym(s): dagger flower, fleur-de-lis, liver lily, poison flag.
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Many are popular holiday beaches but Conde Nast Traveller has unearthed the less obvious and most beautiful Blue Flag sands in Britain.
As well as the 44 blue flags, there were also 18 beaches in Wales that gained the Green Coast Award - recognising the "hidden gems" along our coastline, along with another 40 that achieved the Seaside Award for their standard of water quality and facilities, making a total of 102 honours in the Wales Coast Awards.
A Blue Flag is a world-renowned eco-label owned by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE).
Britain's best blue flag beaches for 2019 have been revealed- and it's making us excited for the weekend.
The region will continue to fly its 19 Blue Flag Awards this year as Keep Wales Tidy unveiled the country's cleanest shorelines as part of the Wales Coast Awards 2018.
An Taisce awarded three more Blue Flags than the 2016 season with Fantastic beaches remain Portumna in Co Galway and Greencastle Marina, Co Donegal, hoisting the international hallmark for the first time.
THERE was a triple celebration along the North East coast as top Blue Flag beach awards were handed out.
Head of the Paphos Beaches Committee, Nikos Simillides, stated that the municipality will continue working towards keeping the beaches at the same quality level, adding that he is proud that Paphos was awarded with nine Blue Flags.
Moaz Sawaf, Blue Flag project manager said: "Blue Flags are awarded every season.
With these newly awarded sites listed below, the UAE now boasts a total of 24 Blue Flags across the emirates.
The Blue Flag programme is a global initiative of the Foundation for EnvironA[degrees]mental Education (FEE) to protect and develop beaches and marinas across the globe.
Penmaenmawr in Conwy and Tywyn, Gwynedd, all gained blue flag status issued by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) for facilities, environmental management, water quality and all-round cleanliness.