Common Names bouncingbet, soapwort
Flower Color White-pale pink
Plant Type Herb
Short Description European origin, escaped as a weed, toxic to livestock but seldom consumed.
As the name implies the plant can form a lather that can be produced from the foliage of this plant. The leave can be made into a tea that has been used as a diuretic, laxative and expectorant. The lather can also has been used to clean the skin effected by poison ivy or other rashes and acne. The plant is considered toxic in large doses