Lysimachia nummularia

Moneywort - Lysimachia nummularia

Family: Primrose family (Primulaceae)
Short description: stems low, height 10 - 50 cm
Flowers: 1-2 on long stems, sepals heart-shaped, crown golden yellow, often dotted red
Leaves: wintergreen, up to 3 cm tall
Roots: rooting stems in the lower part
Habitat: Greasy meadows, wet meadows, pastures, alluvial forests
Collection time: from June to July
Use: against eczema, wounds and cough, in salads and spreads the tea of fresh or dried leaves and flowers tastes very digestible. This is especially good for the lungs and the skin. The plant contains a lot of silicic acid, saponins and tannins.