KNAPWEED



The roots & seeds are diaphoretic, diuretic, tonic & vulnerary.
It is used as an ointment for treating wounds & skin infections.
The flowers are used to be eaten for curing digestive disorders.
It was also used to soothe sore throats & bleeding gums & with pepper for loss of appetite.

Of immense value in the treatment of glandular disorders.
For immediate local relief, prepare a hot poultice.
Good remedy for bruises, nose bleeds,running sores, swelling of the uvula & jaws.
It also relieves catarrh, especially mixed with speedwell & revives appetite after long convalescence.

RECIPES:

Flower petals have been added to salads. 

MAGIC:

Young girls once wore knapweed underneath their bodice, believing it would flower should they chance to meet their future spouse.




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