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Arbutus unedo

Strawberry Tree – Arbousier In autumn you can’t miss this tree when you come across it.  The fruits are so noticeable, initially green, then yellow, orange and finally red.  They resemble strawberries, hence the name.  As the strawberry tree has … Continue reading

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Chelidonium majus

Greater Celandine – Majus de Celandonium Greater Celandine is a native to Europe.  It has been used medicinally for centuries.  It is a very good example of how the ‘Doctrine of Signatures’ was interpreted:  the plant, when cut or bruised, … Continue reading

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