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CLARY (SALVIA SCLAREA)
---Synonyms---Clarry. Orvale. Toute-bonne. Clear Eye.
See Bright. Eyebright.
It has mostly been employed in disordered states of the digestion, as a stomachic, and has also proved useful in kidney diseases.
The seeds beaten to powder and drunk with wine is an admirable help to provoke lust. A decoction of the leaves warms the stomach, helps digestion and scatters congealed blood in any part of the body. The distilled water cleanseth the eyes of redness, waterishness and heat.