Galium aparine (Stickywilly)

Galium aparine habit

Galium aparine.” RUBIACEAE. Sbs.utexas.edu, n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2016.

Scientific Name  Galium aparine
Common Names  Goosegrass, Stickywilly
Nativity  Native
Medicinal or Edible Section  Leaves, Seeds, Flowers, Whole Plant
Medicinal and Edible Uses  Leaves- bitter flavor, used in vegetable soups; Seeds- roasted used as a coffee substitute;  Flowers- used to treat skin diseases, diuretic; Whole Plant- edible, tea treats cancer internally  and externally
Used to treat  Cathartic/Laxative, Kidney/Diuretics, Skin

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