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Shepherd's purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris)

   Shepherd's purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris), fam. Brassicaceae.
   A common weed in the city. A medicinal and edible plant, though, unfortunately, it usually grows in the places with bad ecology and contains bitterness. Shepherd's purse herb has analgetic, blood-stopping, reparative, diuretic, antivomiting, astringent, choleretic, spasmolytic, antimicrobial, and antiinflammatory properties.

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