Scientific Name: Digitalis purpurea Due to the presence of the cardiac glycoside digoxin, the leaves, flowers and seeds of this plant are all poisonous to humans and some animals and can be fatal if eaten. Typically used to treat heart failure and irregular heart rhythm.Continue reading "Foxglove"
Tag: Plant Family: Plantaginaceae
Scientific Name: Digitalis lanata The leaves have cardiac, and diuretic properties.Continue reading "Grecian Foxglove"
Scientific Name: Plantago lanceleolata A tea from the leaves is used as a cough medicine. Contains phenylethanoids. Also used topically as a poltice for would healing.Continue reading "Plantian, Narrowleaf"
Scientific Name: Digitalis lutea The leaves have cardiac, and diuretic properties.Continue reading "Yellow Foxglove"