Edith Sherwood Ph.D. and Erica Sherwood

The Voynich Botanical Plants

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Folio 21r, Pimpernel (Anagallis arvensis), is found in temperate regions throughout the world. This creeper has either blue or red flowers and the sessile or stem-less leaves are arranged in pairs along a 12 inch stem. The Greeks used this herb for diseases of the eye. The flowers are useful for treating epilepsy.

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