Many herbs have had the power of curing all diseases attributed to them, and have hence had the name of "all-heal"; such have been, among others, the mistletoe, the woundwort (Stachys palustris), the yarrow or milfoil, and the great valerian.
Fedia cornucopiae, Gaertn Helichrysum Stoechas, DC Centaurea (Seridia), sp. Urospermum Dalechampi, Scorzonera alexandrina, B Stachys hirta, L.
Stachys, sp. not identified Anagallis collina, Schousb Convolvulus tricolor, L.
(Gentiana acaulis) and London pride (Saxifrage umbrosa),, Cerastium tomentosum, Stachys lavata and the beautiful evergreen Veronica rupestris with sheets of bright blue flowers, close to the ground, or by some of the finer grasses very carefully selected, such as the sheep's fescue (Festuca ovina) or its glaucous-leaved variety.
In Stachys the connective is expanded laterally, so as to unite the bases of the anther-lobes and bring them into a horizontal line.