) in Middle Ages bridal couple were crowned with wreaths of marjoram to symbolise love, honour and happiness. Used to stimulate the appetite, help dropsy, scurvy, scabs, itch and yellow jaundice, as well as earache, toothache and headache.
WILD STRAWBERRY (Fragaria vesca) Used as food, ' Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did ' Dr William Butler, 17th century. Used to treat leprosy, jaundice and the bloody flux, as well as bladder infections, women's courses, inflammations, liver, kidney and spleen diseases, and mouth ulcers.
WINTER SAVOURY (Satureia montana) Used as a food and to treat asthma, chest complaints, colic, wind and inhibit sexual desire.