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soapwort

Herbal medicine
(1) Cowherd, see there; Saponaria vaccaria.  
(2) Saponaria officinalis, a saponin-rich perennial that is diuretic, expectorant and laxative; it is used topically for skin disease, such as acne, abscesses, eczema and psoriasis, or as a skin cleanser.
 
Toxicity
Soapwort is a potent emetic and should not be ingested internally.
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Prairie Garden Seeds (www.prseeds.ca or 306/386-2737) offers soapwort (Saponaria vaccaria 'Rosa Bella').
It joins substance P to saporin, a toxin produced by the soapwort plant, Saponaria officinalis.
Self-seeding was encouraged and double forms of campion, soapwort and buttercup were preserved and propagated.
[hasuwai.sup.(SAR)] probably is "soapwort" whether it is Saponaria officinalis, which today grows on Turkey's Black Sea coast, or Saponaria vaccaria, which is found now throughout Turkey.
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The wild-flower mixture contains around 50 different species including corncockle, sweet alyssum, cornflower, California poppy, flax, borage, lemon balm, corn marigold, poppy, love-in-amist, soapwort, white mustard, crimson scarlet, fennel, and sorrel, among others.
(*) Saponaria officinalis L.; Soapwort, Bouncing Bet; Dry roadside; Infrequent; C = 0; BSUH 14761.
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Prescot's hedge mustard, ivy leaved toadflax and smooth soapwort blooms, but its Danish scurvy grass has now gone to seed.
[Naturalized medicinal plants from the ethnobotanical point of view: butterbur, chicory, elecampane inula, horse-radish, soapwort and sweet violet.] Maetagused 36, 105-128.
Some years ago I was given a small piece of a double flowered Saponaria officinalis (Soapwort) and it has run amuck across one area of my garden ever since.