Oxeye Daisy , Chrysanthemum leucanthemum or Leucanthemum vulgare, is an edible and medicinal wildflower that can be seen between April and August. The flowers and leaves make a nice tea. It was used medicinally as an eye wash, fever medicine and a remedy for chapped hands.
Oxeye Daisy Sources:
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