(Galium odoratum)

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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.

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Galium odoratum, Asperula odorata, woodruff, sweet woodruff, wild baby's breath; master of the woods