Geum urbanum - Wood Avens, Avens, Colewort, Clove root,
Scented flowers from June to August. The young leaves can be used cooked, the root cooked and used as a spice. Herb Bennet is a Medicinal herb used both internally and externally for the treatment of mouth ulcers, skin infections and diarrhoea. Sow seed in autumn or spring in a cold frame. Grow in fertile garden soil in a shaded position.