Doctrine of Signatures - in Herbalism - Some -wort Plants and Their Signatures

Some -wort Plants and Their Signatures

  • Lousewort, Pedicularis - thought to be useful in repelling lice
  • Spleenwort, Asplenium - thought to be useful in treating the spleen
  • Liverwort, Marchantiophyta - thought to be useful in treating the liver
  • Toothwort, Dentaria - thought to be useful in treating tooth ailments
  • Hedge woundwort, thought to have antiseptic qualities
  • Lungwort - thought to be useful in treating pulmonary infections

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