Lexicon:Creeping skerit

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Term: creeping skerit
References: The Yellow Admiral, page 24
Meaning: Possibly the Water Parsnip Skirret (Sium sisarum), an edible, multi-fingered root used as a diuretic and cleansing agent, good for dropsy, liver disorders and jaundice. Closely related is Upright Water Parsley (Sium angustifolium) which was used for stopping purging and haemorrhages.

Additional information

Maturin's Medicine — This article is based on information from Maturin's Medicine, compiled and edited by Kerry Webb, with the help of a number of contributors.

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