Definition of self-heal in English:


Syllabification: self-heal
(also selfheal)


  • A purple-flowered plant of the mint family that was formerly widely used for healing wounds. Native to Eurasia, it is now widespread throughout North America.
    • Prunella vulgaris, family Labiatae
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    • The poorer the soil and the older the lawn, the better will be the flower display, but most park lawns will contain self-heal, daisy, achillea, and cat's-ear.

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