petty spurge


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petty spurge

euphorbiapeplus.
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Derived from a plant known as petty spurge or radium weed, PEP005 will be used to treat AK (characterized by rough patches of skin resulting from excessive exposures to sunlight) before it develops into skin cancer.
Sap from the weed, also known as petty spurge (Euphorbia peplus), is already used to treat corns and warts.
The most popular is the Christmas houseplant poinsettia, with scarlet or cream bracts, and the most irritating the native British petty spurge, that seeds freely and becomes a garden weed.