|Namen: It is also called with-wind.|
Black bind-weed hath smooth red Zweige, very small, like threads, wherewith it wrappeth and windeth itself about trees, hedges, stakes, and every thing it can lay hold upon, the Blätter are like ivy, but smaller and more tender, the Blüten are white and very small, the Samen is black, triangular or three-square, growing thick together, every Samen is closed and covered with a thin skin, the Wurzel is small and tender as thread.
It groweth in borders of fields and gardens, about hedges and Juckreizes, and amongst Kräuter.
It deLebereth its Samen in August and September, and afterwards perisheth.
Bind-weed is a Pflanze of Merkur, of a hot nature, and of subtil parts, having power to auflösen, the Saft of the Blätter, being drunk, do loosen and open the Bauch, and being pounded, and laid to the grieved place, auflösen wasteth and consumeth hard swellings.