Motherwort is a herbacious perennial plant of the mint family.[1]

Motherwort has healing properties, and is used in wizarding remedies; motherwort is used in the treatment of mad dog bites.[2][3]

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Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca) is a herbaceous perennial plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae. Other common names include Throw-wortLion's Ear and Lion's Tail. Lion's Tail also being a common name for Leonotis leonurus, and Lion's Ear, a common name for Leonotis nepetifolia.


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