Cudweed Botanical: Graphalium uliginosum
Family: N.O. Compositae
Medicinal Action and Uses
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.