Flambe ou Iris - Florentine Flag, la flambe blanche, Orris Root
- Iris florentina

Flambe-ou-Iris_Iris florentina_Florentine Flag, la flambe blanche, Orris Root

FLAMBE ou IRIS. L’iris vient en toute sorte de terre; se multiplie de plant enraciné en Mars.

La racine de cette plante purge par-haut & par bas. On s’en sert en substance dans l’hydropisie jusqu’à demi-once dans la même maladie. On pulverise cette plante & on le prend par le nez comme le tabac, pour faire éternuer. Les racines de l’iris de Florence se donnent en poudre jusqu’à un demi-gros aux Asthmatiques.

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FLAMBE or IRIS. The iris comes from all kinds of earth; multiplies from rooted plant in March.

The root of this plant purges from above [emesis] & below [diarrhea]. It is used in substance in dropsy up to half an ounce in the same disease. We pulverize this plant & take it by the nose like tobacco [snuff], to make you sneeze. The roots of the iris of Florence are given as a powder to half a gros for asthmatics.


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