Celandine (Great Celandine)

The juice of the herb is good to sharpen the sight, for it cleanseth and consumeth away slimy things that cleave about the ball of the eye, and hinder the sight, and especially being boiled with honey in a brazen vessel, as Dioscorides teacheth.

The root of Celandine boiled with Anise seed in white wine, opens the stoppings of the liver, and cureth the jaundice very safely, as hath been often proved....

I have by experience found (saith Clusius) that the juice of the great Celandine dropped into small green wounds of what sort soever, wonderfully cures them.

Gerard, p. 1070.

Blackwell, A curious herbal, p. 91. Courtesy of the Missouri Botanical Garden.

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