This small plant, which is very common near woods or on meadows, has
rosy flowers and only the inflorescence are used. It flowers in June-July
and its flowers are picked up and then dried in shady and dry places.
Use The plant has tonic and digestive properties similar to the ones
of Gentiana, the infusion in white wine recoups the appetite and cures
Picture and text of Tebaldo Lorini Translated by Gianna Toni