common names Sundew, common sundew, round-leaved sundew, red rot, youthwort, moorgrass. origin Grows in Europe, Asia, and North America.
background Sundew was taken in the 16th and 17 th centuries for melancholia. In 1735 the Irish Herbal advised that it could be used to "eat away rotten sores.'" preparation The whole, fresh, flowering plant is macerated in alcohol.
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