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A few words of explanation may be needed

  • Plants have been used throughout history to treat a wide variety of human diseases.
  • The benefits of digoxin, extracted from the common foxglove Digitalis purpurea, were originally recognised by William Withering in the 18th century.
  • Today, digoxin is used to treat certain types of cardiac failure and arrhythmias.
  • Digitalis originates from the Latin for ‘relating to a finger’.
  • So, you have a reference to a medicinal plant that also relates to fingers, which are used to write (or type), and I am a keen gardener...

...leading to Digitalis MediCom!