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self-heal

(sĕlf′hēl′)
n.
Any of several plants reputed to have healing powers, especially Prunella vulgaris, a creeping plant in the mint family that has violet-blue or lavender flowers and is native to Eurasia. Also called heal-all.
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heal-all

Herbal medicine
A perennial of the mint family that contains alkaloids, bitter principles and volatile oils; it is astringent, and may be used as a throat gargle. It is rarely used by herbalists due to its uncertain efficacy.
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