77. Broad-leaved Dock

No 77
Common Name: Broad-leaved Dock
Scientific Name: Rumex obtusifolius
Irish Name: Copóg shráide
Family: Polygonaceae
Habitat: Found in arable land, meadows, waste ground, roadsides, ditches, riverbanks, woodland margins, forest clearings, and orchards.
Uses: A cure for a sting of a nettle. Also the cooling properties were used to soothe insect bites and stings, as well as scalds, blisters and sprains

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