(Oenothera biennis)

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eveningprimrose.jpg Bi-annual plant of the sandy waste lands growing to 1,2 m of which one uses the leaves, flowers, seeds and stem bark.

Evening primrose is astringent and sedative, it has been employed with success in the treatment of whooping-cough.
Also : Digestive disorders, asthma.
And in external use : Rheumatic pains.

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Oenothera biennis, evening primrose, Evening star, Weedy evening-primrose, German rampion, hog weed, King's cure-all, fever-plant