Monday, 13 May 2013

A Herbal Groundcover

Sweet Woodruff(Galium odoratum) is plant to have if you want ground cover in a shady area. The agreeable odour of Sweet Woodruff is due to a crystalline chemical principle called Coumarin, which is used in perfumery not only on account of its own fragrance but for its properties of fixing other odours hence the use in pot pourii.

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