- the selfheal, Prunella vulgaris.
Origin of heal-all
First recorded in 1570–80
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The flowers of the Heal-all are purple or white and bloom from early spring throughout the summer and fall.Flowers of Mountain and Plain
Edith S. Clements
From April to July the purple blossoms of the self-heal, or heal-all, may be found in the borders of woods or in open grounds.The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits
Mary Elizabeth Parsons
We have in the present day a popular remedy for cuts and other wounds, sold under the name of Heal-all.
- another name for selfheal
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Word Origin and History for heal-all
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