Thyme-Leaf Sandwort (Arenaria serpyllifolia)

Annual/Biennial
Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Thyme-Leaf Sandwort
Arenaria serpyllifolia
Caryophyllaceae

None known

  • Medicinal Use

    The plant is antitussive, depurative, diuretic and febrifuge[[147, 218]. A decoction of the leaves is used in the treatment of dysentery[218]. It is also used in the treatment of bladder complaints, calculus troubles and acute and chronic cystitis[240].

  • Edible Use

    The entire plant is used as a pot-herb[177].

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – sow spring in situ.
This species is apparently disliked by rabbits since it is often abundant round their burrows[17].
Most of Europe, including Britain, temperate Asia and N. America.

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