Koyun Otu - Agrimony
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|Agrimonia eupatoria |
Species: A. eupatoria
Binomial name : Agrimonia eupatoria L., 1753.
Agrimonia eupatoria is a species of agrimony that is often referred to as common agrimony, church steeples or sticklewort. The whole plant is dark green with numerous soft hairs. The soft hairs aid in the plant's seed pods sticking to any animal or person coming in contact with the plant. The flower spikes have a spicy odor like apricots.
In folklore: Agrimony has been stated as have medical and magical properties since the time of Pliny the elder. It is ruled astrologically by Cancer, according to Nicholas Culpeper. Common folklore held that it could cure musket wounds, and ward off witchcraft.
In herbal medicine: In traditional herbal medicine it was recommended as a cure for insomnia, often being incorporated in herbal pillows. It was also believed to be able to draw out splinters.
Modern herbalists prescribe it for disorders of the kidneys, liver and bladder. It has diuretic and expectorant properties, and can be used for mild skin complaints such as acne. Not all of these uses have been supported by scientific evidence.
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- [2007-10-11 9:54]
Wonderfully rich colours and the perfect BG! I love the detais and I must say that your framing is perfect
that's a lovely arrangement, I like this brilliant yellow colour so much, also the glittering leaves are beautiful.
Sabine - wishnugaruda
bir kaybolup bir ortaya çıkıyorsun tabiki harika çekimlerle. sarı-siyah çok güzel bir buluşması. yeşili de eklemek mümkün. çerçeveden detaya, kompozisyona kadar herşey çok güzel. eline sağlık.
Bu vesile ile sizin ve aileniniz bayramlarını kutluyorum. sevgiler, selamlar.
- [2007-10-11 14:18]
Selam Fevzi:"Hayirli Bayramlar dilerim"
- [2007-10-12 0:26]
Hi, my dear friend.
Excellent macro close-up picture of the cute flower. Applied exposure parameters and technique of macro shooting are amazing. Superb details, falsh work and composition. My compliments and kind regards.
- [2007-10-27 13:40]
merhaba Fevzi bey...
süper bir macro daha...eline sağlık selamlar