Other Names: sea pink
Description: An evergreen perennial that forms mounds of narrow grassy leaves on woody rootstalks. In summer produces honey scented short stemmed white or light pink flowers.
Uses: Fresh or dried leaves applied as a poultice to an area that requires sterilizing. Valuable as a poultice for its antiseptic properties. CAUTION: Not recommended to be taken internally as it has been shoen to cause such side effects as dermatitis.