picture: mid-August 2004
Europe and western Asia
whole herb (mainly upper leafy part)
bitter tonic (one of the most bitter remedies in common use), carminative, anthelminitic, anti-microbial, anti-bilious
digestive debility, dyspeptic conditions (gastritis, gall bladder ailments), round worm/pin worm infestations
(NB the purple flowering plant in the background is a sage).
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