If there were an official plant of the fairies, I bet it would be the foxglove.
They are magical plants. They sow their own seeds. They change colors. 86 more words
This week we are taking a look at the delightful Digitalis, commonly known as Foxglove. The common name foxglove is thought to originate from “folksglove” which was used in reference to faeries due to the plant growing in woodland. 598 more words
Guest Post by Laura Cooper
Foxglove (Digitalis spp) is one of the rare wild plants for which humans found a wide range of uses. It’s most well known as an ornamental plant, but its use in making the heart drugs with a deadly potential (digoxin and digitoxin) comes a close second. 773 more words
This morning I used a quote that talked of magic, and I was quickly reminded that Scripture warns us about the guiles of the dark arts. 405 more words
The skeptical cardiologist is fascinated by the cardiac drug digoxin and the plant from which it is derived, the foxglove.
I wrote about “foxglove equipoise” in a… 365 more words