In many places, the cyclamen is considered the flower of love and kept in the house to maintain love there. In many herbals it is recommended to ease the pain of childbirth and the root hung around the laboring woman's neck would speed the birth.

In many places, the cyclamen is considered the flower of love and kept in the house to maintain love there. In many herbals it is recommended to ease the pain of childbirth and the root hung around the laboring woman’s neck would speed the birth.

It’s all I have to bring today—
This, and my heart beside—
This, and my heart, and all the fields—
And all the meadows wide—
Be sure you count—should I forget
Some one the sum could tell—
This, and my heart, and all the Bees
Which in the Clover dwell.

—Emily Dickinson

I wish us all love in abundance.

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