sweet woodruff


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sweet woodruff

Herbal medicine
A perennial herb that contains citric acid, coumarin, rubichloric acid and tannins; it is diuretic and given as a digestive and hepatic tonic.
 
Toxicity
Vomiting and vertigo in large doses.
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Ferns are especially handsome as accents among swaths of lower-growing plants such as sweet woodruff or oxalis (O.
It was set up on a bed of washed river rock adjacent to a shady border of sweet woodruff and sword ferns.
Edging the pond are impatiens (for summer color), ferns, fuchsias, spearmint, and sweet woodruff.
Ours features sweet woodruff tucked into a wire frame filled with sphagnum moss.