Definition of bloodwort in English:
Any of various plants having red roots or leaves, especially the red-veined dock.
- The tea from blood-wort loosens spasms and helps in increasing the appetite.
- According to the Iliad, Achilles' soldiers used yarrow to treat wounds, hence some of its common names such as allheal and bloodwort.
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