Behind the scenes
- Scurvy grass (Cochlearia officinalis) is a biennial herb that grows in salt marshes or along the seashore in northern and western Europe and Great Britain. Its high vitamin C content meant is was used in the past to help cure or prevent scurvy, or Vitamin C deficiency. Scurvy grass also has antiseptic, diuretic, and mild laxative properties.
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