Monthly Archives: December 2006

Sheep Sorrel -Rumex acetosella

Panel #8 of the Self-Guided Tour of the Weeds of Australia Sorrel Fever Tea Sorrel tea acts as a diuretic and laxative and so helps the process of elimination in fevers. 30g Sorrel Leaves 500ml boiling water Pour boiling water … Continue reading

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Lavander

Lavender: Its name was derived from the Latin verb “to wash” and both the Romans and Greeks scented their soaps and bathwater with the herb. In the Middle Ages, lavender was considered the herb of love. Pic by Judi333 Some … Continue reading

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Milk Thistle- Silybum marianum

Milk Thistle (aka Variegated Thistle): The seeds, fruit, and leaves of Milk Thistle have been used since the Roman times as a liver tonic. PIC by Lamr Also known as Marian, St. Mary’s, Variegated Thistle, and Our Lady’s thistle, the … Continue reading

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White Clover

Panel #9 of the Self-Guided Tour of the Weeds of Australia Recipes: White Clover Snow 250ml Water 250ml Orange juice 250g White Clover blossoms 3 Tablespoon honey 1 Tablespoon agar agar 250ml Whipped cream Bring water and orange juice to … Continue reading

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Fat Hen – Chenopodium album

The following description and recipe is taken from Antonio Carluccio Goes Wild, published in 2001 by Headline Book Publishing, all of the Copyright crap is just that to me,crap. In this time and age of wikipedia, opensource programs, file sharing … Continue reading

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St Johns Wort -Hypericum perforatum

St Johns Wort, originally uploaded by JoeBanana St. John’s Wort: “Pinch the yellow flowers of this attractive perennial and — presto, the petals turn red. St John’s Wort is a common roadside weed that is tied by both name and … Continue reading

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