Plant Information

Scientific Name: Galium verum
Alternative Names: Yellow Bedstraw

Package Format4L bags


  • Perennial
  • Hardy perennial.
  • Prefers drier sunny conditions.

Culinary Uses

  • Also called cheese rennet.
  • Flowering tops are used to curdle milk for making cheese.

Parts Used

  • Whole plant.

Medicinal Uses. It is said that

  • An astringent,acidic, slightly bitter herb that is alterative and diuretic, and relaxes spasms.
  • Internally for kidney, bladder and urinary complaints.
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