Ranunculus ficaria flowers


Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
Order:     Ranunculales
Family:     Ranunculaceae
Genus:     Ranunculus
Species:     R. ficaria
Binomial name
Ranunculus ficaria

Medicinal uses:-

Medicines should be made from the dried herb or by heat extraction as the plant contains protoanemonin, a mild toxin.

The plant is widely used in Russia and is sold in most pharmacies as a dried herb.