Medicinal Plants -- continued

25pmd

Boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum)

Research suggests nonspecific immune system-stimulating properties but is emewtic and laxative in large doses and may contain potential liver-damaging pyrrolizidine alkaloids.

26pmd

Common Mullein (Verbascum thapsus)

Big reputation but I question anything smoked for the lungs

26.5pmd

Common Mullein (Verbascum thapsus)

Young rosette of leaves--uses same as above

27pmd

Spotted Touch-me-not, Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis)

Great for what itches you from poison ivy to bug bites.

28pmd

Tall Meadow-Rue (Thalictrum polygamum)

I question the safety of this one

29pmd

Bull Thistle (Cirsium vulgare)

Queen Anne's Lace (Daucus carota) directly above

Note the hairy stem, and tiny purple flower in the center of the umbel

To the extreem left is a Poison Hemlock

Can't go wrong with thistle for blood or kidneys!

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