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Betony
Species information
Endemic to

Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and America

Leaves

Opposite and triangular, long with serrate margins

Usage

Medicine

Betony is a genus of annual or perennial herbs, regarded as the most important medicinal herb to the Anglo-Saxons of early medieval Great Britain.[1]

Betony has healing properties, and is used in wizarding remedies: dried betony leaves are used in the treatment of mad dog bites.[2][3]

Appearances

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