Avens: Water Avens, Geum rivale

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Water Avens, Indian Chocolate

Geum Rivale

A very cute looking herb for shade with edible and medicinal uses:

  • The root can be boiled in water to make a delicious chocolate-like drink.
  • Geum was once used to flavour ales.
  • The root is used for diarrhoea and dysentery,
  • improves appetite and digestion.
  • A tea using the whole plant can clear up respiratory congestion and counteracts nausea.
  • The root is anti-inflammatory
Likes moist conditions, ground cover, and half shade.
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