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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Decumbent blue-flowered European perennial thought to possess healing properties.

Usage examples (30)
  • What lovely wildflowers … only you could make self-heal look like candy and jewels at the same time.
  • For your buttonhole I have braided loosestrife and self-heal and eyebrightand speedwell and speedwell.
  • Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis), self-heal (Prunella vulgaris), and blue vervaine (Verbena hastata) also are effective for hyperthyroid.
  • She bathed his wound, set in two stitches as Sister Joveta at the infirmary had shown her how to do, and dressed it with a salve made from self-heal and honey. for more
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