Daisy / Bellis Perennis

Other names:
Common Daisy, Lawn Daisy, English daisy
Bellis perennis has astringent properties and has been used in folk medicine.

In ancient Rome, the surgeons who accompanied Roman legions into battle would order their slaves to pick sacks full of daisies in order to extract their juice. Bandages were soaked in this juice and would then be used to bind sword and spear cuts

Added by wikiherbia on Fri 10 Aug 2012 on 4:08 pm GMT

Updated by wikiherbia on Fri 10 Aug 2012 at 4:33 pm GMT