Herb latin name: Trigonella corniculata
Medicinal use of Trigonella corniculata:The fruit is astringent, bitter and styptic. It is applied externally to swellings and bruises.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Cultivated ground, dry banks and grassy places.
Edible parts of Trigonella corniculata:Young leaves and stem tips - cooked as a potherb.
Propagation of the herb:Pre-soak the seed for 12 hours in warm water and then sow in spring in situ.
Cultivation of Trigonella corniculata:Cultivated ground, dry banks and grassy places.
Known hazards of Trigonella corniculata:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.