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0510001843

Hedge Mustard (Sisymbrium officinale) a weed of arable and wasteland, native to Europe and North Africa. In folk medicine it has been used as an expectorant, a diuretic, a laxative, and a tonic. The Ancient Greeks believed it to be an antidote for all poisons. From Amedee Masclef 'Atlas des Plantes de France', Paris, 1893.

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Hedge Mustard (Sisymbrium officinale)  a weed of arable and  wasteland, native to Europe and North Africa. In folk medicine it has been used as an expectorant, a diuretic, a laxative, and a tonic. The Ancient Greeks believed it to be an antidote for all poisons.   From Amedee Masclef 'Atlas des Plantes de France', Paris, 1893.