CudweedBotanical Name: Graphalium uliginosum
Family: N.O. Compositae
Synonyms: Cotton Weed. March Everlasting.
Part Used: Herb.
Habitat: Marshy places in most parts of Europe.
Description: Stalk branched, diffused; flowers crowded, termina tiny; leaves elliptical, tapering into a long foot-stalk, slightly downy and greenish above, whitish and more downy underneath. The ends of the branches crowded with nurnerous heads of nearly sessile flowers which appear in August.
Medicinal Action and Uses: Quinsy, gargle astringent, infusion 1 OZ. to 1 pint boiling water taken internally in wineglassful; also used as a gargle.
Fluid extract: Dose, 1/2 to 1 drachm.