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Lavender, botanical vintage engraving
True Lavender or English lavender is a flowering plant native of Mediterranean area.Strongly aromatic with evergreen leaves and flower in spikes of purplish lavender color is cultivated as ornamental plant, herbal medicine, massage therapy. Lavender essential oil are also used … Continued
Drosera carnivorous plant, botanical vintage engraving
Droasera or sundew is a carnivorous plant which capture and digest insects using mucilaginous glands covering the leaf surface.The glistening tentacles resemble drops of morning dew. The plant is used as ornamental and in herbal medicine as cough remedy
Common foxglove, botanical vintage engraving
Common foxglove or purple foxglove is a flowering plant with stems of purple flowers arranged vertically, it is wide distributed and well known as source of digoxin (called also digitalis) heart medicine. Flowers,leaves and seed are poisonous, the same compound … Continued
Heracleum mantegazzianum or giant hogweed, botanical vintage engraving
Giant hogweed also known as wild rhubarb is an ornamental toxic plant with seed capsules and white umbrella-like flowers.
Common flax or linseed, botanical vintage engraving
Common flax or linseed is a cultivated food and fiber crop with pale blue flowers. the most known products are edible linseed oil and linen, textile used for bedsheets,clothes and tablecloths.
Papaver, botanical vintage engraving
Papaver is an ornamental plant with red, pink, orange, yellow and lilac flowers and with some culinary use. Several kinds have medicinal use for their narcotic and hypnotic property. Opium, morphine and codeine are alkaloids found in several poppy varieties.