Latin: Potentilla anserina L.
Silvery pinnate leaves with 12-15 toothed leaflets.
Bright yellow solitary flowers.
Parts used: Herb.
Elagitannins – catechin
Mouth wash for gingivitis.
Topically for small cuts, ulcers and inflammation.
Leaves can be eaten for food – though it is commented that you probably wouldn’t bother as they are so small and gathering would be so time consuming.
Not in general use.