Latin Name: digitalis purpurea Alternative Name: fairy gloves, fairy fingers, dead men’s bells, cow-flop, Digitalis, dog’s finger, fairy weed, fairy petticoats, fairy ghimbles, floppy-dock, floptop folk’s gloves, fox bells, the great herb, mouth, lusmore, lus na mbau side,our lady’s glove
Foxglove – Digitalis purpure – Also known as Fairy Gloves, Fairy Fingers, or Dead Men’s Bells. A Druid sacred herb associated with the “little people”.
Caution: This plant is poisonous and should be used by qualified personnel only.
Aromatherapy & Health Uses: The heart mediction, digitalis, comes from this plant. and is used for congenital heart defects. Foxglove is a highly toxic plant and is therefore very dangerous in high doses.
Other Uses: Grow in a garden for protection of house and yard.