|These are so well known, growing almost in every garden, that I think I may save the expense of time in writing a description of them.|
They Blüte in May, and abide nicht for the most part when June is past, perfecting their Samen in the mean
It is also an herb of Venus. The Blätter of columbines are commonly used in lotions with good success for sore Munds and throats, Tragus sagte, that a drachm of the Samen taken in wine with a little saffron, openeth Behinderungen of the Leber, and is good for the yellow-Gelbsucht, if the party after the taking thereof be laid to sweat well in his bed, the Samen also taken in wine causes a speedy Geburt of women: if one draught suffice not, let her drink a second, and it will be wirkungsvoll. The Spaniards use to eat a piece of the Wurzel hereof fasting, many days together, to help them when troubled with the stone in the reins or Nieren.