lily of the valley


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A perennial herb that contains asparagine, cardioactive glycosides—e.g., convalloside, gluconvalloside—flavonoids, and saponins; like foxglove, it was once used as a cardiotonic, diuretic and vasodilator
Toxicity Arrhythmias, confusion, hypertension, possibly death due to circulatory collapse; it is poisonous per the FDA

lily of the valley,

n Latin name:
Convallaria majalis; parts used: flowers, leaves, roots; uses: anticonvulsant, cardiotonic, heart conditions, topically to treat burns; precautions: pregnancy and lactation, infants and children, heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias, labeled unsafe by FDA. Also called
Jacob's ladder, ladder-to-heaven, lily constancy, lily convalle, male lily, May lily, muguet, or
our-lady's-tears.
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com This seductive scent has a heart of iris, lily of the valley and mimosa, with base notes of vanilla and sandalwood
The fruity, spicy and musky essence of Faihaa, Ajmal claims, is a perfect combination of saffron and lily of the valley skillfully blended with rose and amber.
Many of the rhizomes are monocots, which means that, like lilies, iris and lily of the valley, their leaves are parallel-veined, usually long and strap-like, and their flowers are in threes or multiples of threes.
They carried ivory and white roses, gardenias, and lily of the valley with heirloom handkerchiefs belonging to their maternal grandmother, Empress Hooper Smithson.
And it's working with the Lily of the Valley AIDS Orphanage to equip a new clinic for the orphanage and the surrounding community of Mophela in South Africa.
and volatile oils of birch and/or pine tar, citronella, cloves, eucalyptus, geranium, lavender, lily of the valley and peppermint.
Marks & Spencer's Peony bath range has top notes of vibrant peony,green lily of the valley,dewy summer roses and woodland violets.