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Plants Traditional plants Bee Friendly plants


A perennial that will tolerate shade and prefers soil not too dry. Eating is not recommended, but it has been used very widely to make a poultice for bruises, cuts and sprains - hence the common name boneset. It makes a good garden fertilizer and leaves can be put down to tempt slugs away from salad crops.

Symphytum officinale


“A salve concocted from the fresh herb will certainly tend to promote the healing of bruised and broken parts.”

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