all-heal


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all-heal

or all·heal (ôl′hēl′)
n.
Any of several plants, such as self-heal or valerian, used in herbal medicine and reputed to have broad healing powers.
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But instead of installing a sense of peace, the refrain "all-heal, willow-herb and meadow-sweet" keeps returning until the poet falls back into childish gibberish.
Its Celtic name, meaning "all-heal", derived from the belief it cured epilepsy and tumours and provided protection from witches.
Although poisonous, mistletoe means "all-heal" in the Celtic language and in medieval times it was believed to repel evil spirits.