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Botanical: Graphalium uliginosum
---Synonyms---Cotton Weed. March Everlasting.
Family: N.O. Compositae
---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.
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