Pctroselinon Macedonicum. It is also called Alisander, Horse Parsley, and Black Pot Herb. It grows wild on the cliffs of the sea-coast, and is cultivated in gardens. It is two feet high. The stalk is slender, branched, and hairy. The leaves are composed of many parts, small, and rounded; those on the upper part of the stalk are more finely divided.

The flowers are small and white, like Com­mon Parsley, and stand in clusters at the top of the stalks. The seeds are small, rather hairy, and of a dusky colour.

Herbal Remedies and Medicinal Uses of Parsley (Macedonian):

The seed is used; it is given in powder. It operates powerfully by urine, and relieves colic and gravel arising from obstructions. It is also good against the dropsy and jaundice. It has almost the same virtues as the common Parsley.

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