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A plant of the parsley family with white or pinkish flowers and lobed leaves, native to central and southern Europe.
- ‘In the middle ages Masterwort was thought to be a remedy against every disease, as we can easily see from the strong name.’
- ‘The old fashioned casual looks of masterwort is exceptional in cottage and country gardens where it first got its start.’
- ‘Masterwort is useful in case of difficult digestion, colics, also in case of bronchitis for its pectoral action.’
- ‘Masterwort produces spiky blooms scattered in clumps; however, it is also known for its medicinal properties.’
- ‘Masterwort, though rare in the wild state, was formerly cultivated in this country for use as a pot-herb and in medicine.’
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