Anagallis arvensis (Poor Man’s Weather Glass)

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Scientific Name   Anagallis arvensis
Common Names  Scarlet Pimpernel, Poor Man’s Weather Glass
Nativity  Native
Medicinal or Edible Section  Whole Plant, Flowers, Juice
Medicinal and Edible Uses  Whole Plant- dried and powdered: fights against epilepsy, some occasions have seemed to have  cured cases, infusion: known to treat fever; Flower- dried, used against epilepsy; Juice- known  to treat obstructions in the liver and spleen
Used to treat  Brain, Mouth

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