Pipsissewa

A tiny flower with a strange name, Pipsissewa is an herb that has been used in folk medicine to treat a number of conditions ranging from infections, to anxiety, and even cancer. It can be used externally to treat sores and blisters, and its extracts are used as flavoring in foods and beverages. Pipsissewa grows wild behind our house.




Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day.


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  1. arlene says:

    First time I heard of this medicinal plant.

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    1. It grows wild here. I had never heard of it or seen it until we moved into this house.

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      1. arlene says:

        It’s lovely though.

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  2. de Wets Wild says:

    Beautiful name for a lovely plant!

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  3. bushboy says:

    A wonderful,name for a wonderful plant 🙂

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  4. It looks so unusual, beautiful! Thank you for some information about it 😊🌟😊

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    1. It comes up in a different place behind our house every year and is easily missed if you’re not looking for it.

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