FLORA AND FAUNA

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Wehnimer's Landing, River's Rest & Solhaven:

Surtey Akrash, famed healer of Wehnimer's Landing, has provided this brief list of the magical properties of local common herbs, exotic fruits and useful potions.

Acantha Leaf Acantha is one of several herbs in a group which will heal mild concussion damage when eaten (the leaves are the most beneficial). It can be found in a wide range of climates -- from near desert conditions to moist ocean beaches.

Aloeas Stem The Aloeas tree, although rare, is famed for its amazing ability to heal serious and critical head and neck wounds. This is a small tree which tends to grow in colder, wet areas, such as along riverbanks. The medicinal properties are best found in the stems of its leaves.

Ambrominas Leaf Ambrominas bushes have leaves which are known to speed the healing of minor limb wounds. Foragers may identify this common bush by its dark green oval leaves, and are behooved to search for it in grasslands and hilly areas.

Basal Moss Basal moss is not uncommon, but an important component of a empath's herb inventory. Growing primarily in temperate climates, on the bark of deciduous trees, this moss will provide immediate healing of minor internal and external organ damage.

Cactacae Cactacae cactus grows in desert-like conditions, and should be sought for its sharp spines. These long brown thorns, when harvested carefully and then chewed, can heal minor scarring and defects on limbs.

Calamia Fruit Calamia fruit is used to heal mangled limbs. One or two bites should do it..

Cothinar Flower Cothinar flowers are usually found in colder barren areas as they thrive in the winter and do not like having competition for their nutrients. Not as easily found as Acantha, they are still eagerly sought since they are quite a bit more potent in healing concussion damage.

Cuctucae Berries Cuctucae berries are able to heal concussion damage, much as the leaves of the Acantha tree, but are somewhat less potent. The bushes can be found growing wild in higher elevations, and seem to thrive in cooler climates.

Ephlox Moss

Ephlox moss, a rare fungus with potent healing abilities when used on serious and critical limb wounds, does best in a cold wet environment with ample sunlight to grow. It should be sought along stream banks or growing on tree bark.

Haphip Root The Haphip tree, which typically grows in hot, humid conditions and requires large amounts of moisture, should be sought for a small portion of its root system, which can heal and remove scar tissue around the face, head and neck. Be careful to only harvest a small amount of the root, lest the rare tree be killed.

Strigae Cactus The flesh of the Strigae cactus is beneficial in helping to recover from mild concussion damage, however extreme caution must be exercised while harvesting this plant, lest the damage incurred while gathering it outweigh any possible benefit. The small cacti grow abundantly in desert conditions.

Marallis Berries The Marallis plant produces berries which can help one recover from light concussion damage. The plants are most commonly found in colder hills and mountains.

Pothinir Grass Pothinir grass, a must for any emergency kit, is indispensable for its ability to heal serious internal and external injuries to the eyes and torso, and perhaps just as well known for its terrible taste. Although extremely difficult to find, it is however well worth the effort. The best places to look for it are hot, humid areas which get large amounts of sunlight.

Sovyn Clove The small dried flowers (also known as cloves) of the Sovyn bush have the miraculous ability to cause the regeneration of an entire limb! These flowers need to have been dried by the sun in order to have their restorative powers; therefore, the time at which this herb is picked is crucial.

Spearmint The leaves of the Spearmint plant, though occasionally bitter, provide benefit to your socialization skills when consumed. Spearmint is fairly common in temperate grassy fields, and occasionally grows wild near cultivated areas.

Torban Leaf The leaves of the Torban tree have been proven an effective treatment for certain minor nervous system scars and defects such as slurred speech. Found only in mild climates, the tree is not difficult to find, but special care must be exercised to harvest the leaves in the proper stage of growth, as they are otherwise useless except for tea-making.

Wolifrew Lichen Wolifrew lichen, a fungus known for its ability to cure minor nervous system disorders, grows in cold, dark areas. While sometimes this includes secluded outdoor areas, the lichen is much more likely to be found inside a cold, wet cave. Its yellow-brown color makes it distinguishable from other fungi.

Yabathilium Fruit Yabathilium, an uncommon tree which grows on beaches and saltwater coastlines, produces a small greenish fruit which, though extremely bitter, has amazing concussion restoration powers.

Woth Flower Woth, an exceedingly rare and beautiful flower which heals serious nervous system scars when eaten, grows most often in hot, humid, dark climates, such as a rain forest. These flowers, when in full bloom, have a blue throat surrounded by ruffled violet petals.

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