Greater Burnet-saxifrage

Scientific name : Pimpinella major
Other names: Deutsch: Große Bibernelle , Eesti: Suur näär , Suomi: Isopukinjuuri , Français: Grand boucage , Lietuviškai: Didžioji ožiažolė , Latviešu: Lielā noraga , Nederlands: Grote Bevernel , Polski: Biedrzeniec Wielki , Русский: Бедренец большой , Svenska: Stor bockrot

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The rhizome contains, among other things, caproic acid, which produces the smell of a goat upon dissecting the plant. Preparations made from Greater Burnet-saxifrage are similar to those made with Smaller Burnet (Pimpinella saxifraga) in that they can be used ...
Author: Bruno P. Kremer


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