common daisy

common daisy

Biophilia cracks.   was part of URBANisM, in the city of Mechelen, B, during the summer of 2015. Bellis perennis, madeliefje, common daisy Do not pick plants from the streets. Body: Daisies are edible. Expectorans, diuretic. Helps with bruised skin, healing wounds. Parts used: flowering herb Do not use plants from polluted areas. Soil: Common daisy has […]

common chickenweed

common chickenweed

Biophilia cracks.   was part of URBANisM, in the city of Mechelen, B, during the summer of 2015. Stellaria media, vogelmuur, common chickenweed. Do not pick plants from the streets. Body: Stellaria media is edible, delicious and very nutritious. Great to add to salads. In herbalism Stellaria media is used on itch skin, infected skin. It […]

hulst

hulst

Biophilia cracks.  is part of URBANisM, en ontplooit zich in de binnenstad van Mechelen, tijdens de zomer 2015. Ilex aquifolium, hulst, common holly, houx Do not pick plants from the streets. Body: Tea from the young leaves is diuretic and lowers fever. Parts used: young leaves, dried. Do not use plants from polluted areas. Soil: Ilex […]

horseweed

horseweed

Biophilia cracks  was part of URBANisM, in the city of Mechelen, B, during the summer of 2015. Conyza canadensis, canadese fijnstraal, horseweed Do not pick plants from the streets. Body: Helps in the clotting of blood, relieves rheumatic complaints. Parts used: flowers Do not use plants from polluted areas. Soil: Conyza canadensis is an annual pioneer […]

oregon grape

oregon grape

biophilia cracks. was part of URBANisM, in the city of Mechelen, B, during the summer of 2015. Mahonia aquifolium, mahonie of druifstruik, oregon grape. Do not pick plants from the streets. Body: Oregon grape bark is a strong antibacterial substance. Parts used: The bark contains high levels of berberine and has been used for centuries by […]