Digitale - Foxglove
- Digitalis purpurea


DIGITALE veut être plantée en terre grasse & bien exposée au soleil. On la multiplie de semences & de plant enraciné en Mars.

Les feuilles de cette plante bouillies par poignées dans une pinte d’eau ou de bierre, purgent violemment par haut & par bas. Ce purgatif ne convient qu’aux personnes robustes. Ce remede est d’Angleterre, où on l’ordonne ainsi contre l’érilepsi. En Italie, on met cette plante au nombre des meilleurs vulnéraires détersifs.


FOXGLOVE likes being planted in loam & full sun. It is propagated by seed & rooted plant in March. A handful of the leaves of this plant boiled in a pint of water or beer, purge violently from above [emesis] and below [diarrhea]. This purgative is only suitable for robust people. This remedy is from England, where it is so ordered for epilepsy. In Italy, this plant is among the best cleansing vulneraries.

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