Chervil Anthriscus cerefolium (Umbelliferae)

Other Names: salad chervil, garden beaked parsley
Traditional Uses:digestion, encourages perspiration
Magical Uses:
Description: Grows up to two feet tall with a tapering root stalk. Well branched with sweet scented delicate foliage that resembles parsley. Umbels of small white flowers in spring and summer, followed by seed pods. CAUTION: Do Not harvest wild for it can be easily confused for poisonous hemlock, fools parsley and water dropwort.

Uses: Use bruised leaves applied fresh or as poultices to wounds. Infusion aids in digestion and helps stimulate perspiration.

Infusion: Used to prepare more delicate parts of plants. 3 cups of water to 1 ounce dry herb or 1?

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Melanie Hooten was a Isian and Correllian High Priestess. She studied Wicca for over 15 years, before her sudden passing in 2015, age 36. Melanie was a light in the world, and her writing are left here as a testament to her love of the Earth, and of the Goddess.


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