Edith Sherwood Ph.D. and Erica Sherwood

The Voynich Botanical Plants

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folio 9v

Folio 9v, Viola (Violaceae), was identified by Dana Scott (Kennedy G. and Churchill R, 2004, The Voynich Manuscript, Inner Traditions, Vermont, p.164). This plant is native to the more temperate regions of the Northern hemisphere. All parts of the plant are edible being rich in vitamins A and C. The flowers are used as an herbal tea and as decorations for cakes.

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