New! (Arctium lappa) Renowned traditional medicinal plant in Europe, North America and China, resorted to at one time or another as a diuretic. It is also believed by some to have value in cases of snakebite, skin diseases and burns, fevers, and women's complaints. Rhubarb-like leaves yield nutritious stalks that are cooked like celery; young roots are eaten raw or prepared like parsnips. The stickery seeds can be sprouted and have been used as buttons! How much more can one plant offer?