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Narrow-leaved rattle (Rhinanthus angustifolius)

Low toxic


coloring, slightly anti-inflammatory, disinfectant

Areas of application:

Inflammation of the conjunctiva, is sometimes used as a substitute for eyebright

Plant parts used:

flowering herb

Collection time:

May to September

To find:

On moist, nutrient-poor meadows and open forests.


Aucubin, bitter substances


Narrow-leaved rattle is a semi-parasite and lives in symbiosis with sweet grasses and grains; it is closely related to eyebright and louseweed.

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