Anemone nemorosa flower

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Anemone nemorosa flowers


Medicinal uses:-

The plant contains poisonous chemicals that are toxic to animals including humans, but it has also been used as a medicine.

All parts of the plant contain protoanemonin, which can cause severe skin and gastrointestinal irritation, bitter taste and burning in the mouth and throat, mouth ulcers, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and hematemesis.

Anemone nemorosa windflower


Wood anemone flower


Common names:- Wood anemone, windflower.

Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
Order:     Ranunculales
Family:     Ranunculaceae
Genus:     Anemone
Species:     A. nemorosa
Binomial name
Anemone nemorosa