Small plant in the forests of north and est of Europe from 0,10 to 0,30 m of which one uses the whole plant.
Sweet woodruff is a tranquillizer against insomnia, it makes sleep deeply.
Also : Hepatic lithiasis and disorders, digestion, cephalgias, insects repelant, abscess.
Infusion : one dessert spoon for one cup of water, let infuse 10 minutes ; 4 cups per day.
Put a cataplasm of fresh crushed plant on the forehead in case of headache.
The dried plant has a pleasant smell of vanilla used to flavor custards, creams.