Lesser Celandine

What other names is Lesser Celandine known by?

Celidonia Menor, Éclairette, Épinard des Bûcherons, Faux Bouton d'Or, Ficaire, Ficaire Fausse Renoncule, Ficaria, Figwort, Grenouillette, Herbe au Fic, Herbe aux Hémorroïdes, Oreillette, Petite Chélidoine, Petite Éclaire, Petite Scrofulaire, Pilewort, Pot-au-Beurre, Ranunculus, Ranunculus ficaria, Renoncule Ficaire, Smallwort.

What is Lesser Celandine?

Lesser celandine is a plant. The above ground parts are used to make medicine. Don't confuse it with greater celandine (Chelidonium majus). Also, don't confuse it with Scrophularia nodosa which is also referred to as figwort or amaranth and bulbous buttercup which are also known as pilewort.

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