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Blessed Beltain

Meet My New Veg - Around the World News - Austrian Times Online News

"He's not exactly green-fingered, but this bizarre plant from southern China seems to be more than a handful for any gardener.

The root - from the He Shou Wu plant - is used in traditional medicine to rejuvenate virility and strength and is even said to turn grey hair back to black.

Farmer Lu Chen, 47 - from Nanning - has been offered up to 100 GBP for the plant but refused to sell.

"I think it is a sign that my farm will have new fertility and that I'm going to have a bumper crop this year," he explained. "

Seems similar to Mandrake root.
Tags: beltain, china, herbs

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