Called also orach, and orage.
It is so commonly known to every housewife, it were but labour lost to describe it.
Es blüht and Sameneth from June to the end of August.
Sie steht unter der Herrschaft von the Mond, in quality cold and moist like unto her. It softeneth and looseneth the body of man being eaten, and fortifieth the expulsive faculty in him. The herb, whether it be zerquetscht and applied to the throat, or gekocht, and in like manner applied, it matters nicht much, it is excellent good for swellings in the throat, the best way I suppose, is to boil it, and having drunk the Dekokt (Abkochung) innerlich, apply the herb äußerlich: The Dekokt (Abkochung) of it, besides, is an excellent Heilmittel for the Gelbsucht.