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Common Box - Buxus sempervirens (Buxaceae)
(boxwood, box tree)
Description: Slow growing evergreen shrub. Sometimes
resembles a small tree, growing up to 16 feet tall.
Branches are covered with oval shaped leaves that are
shiny and dark green on the top and paler under leaf.
In mid spring blooms small greenish white flowers.
Use: Leaves are used fresh or dried; the bark and
timber can be used if pruned from larger branches.
Used to treat fevers and rheumatism and to promote
sweating. Leaves yield a red dye. CAUTION: The
foliage is too toxic for amateur medicinal use.