Herb: Cutleaf Waterparsnip
Latin name: Berula erecta
Synonyms: Berula pusilla, Sium angustifolium, Sium erectum
Medicinal use of Cutleaf Waterparsnip:The plant is used externally in the treatment of rheumatism. An infusion of the whole plant can be used as a wash for swellings, rashes and athletes foot infections.
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Ditches, canals, ponds, fens and marshes throughout Britain.
Edible parts of Cutleaf Waterparsnip:The leaves and flowers have been used for food.
Propagation of the herb:Seed -
Cultivation of Cutleaf Waterparsnip:Ditches, canals, ponds, fens and marshes throughout Britain.
Known hazards of Berula erecta:The plant is toxic, and capable of causing death to grazing animals.
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.