Expectorants for example guaiphenesin, ammonium chloride, squill , sodium citrate and ipecacuanha may help chesty coughs.
Some drug materials, e.g. garlic and squill , are extremely hygroscopic and in the presence of water tend to fuse into lumps which make them unsuitable for the percolation process.
A number of herbs including oleander, adonis, black Indian hemp, black hellebore, lily-of-the-valley, squill , and strophanthus contain an active cardiac glycoside that can potentiate digoxin.
Vinegar flavoured with squill (also known as ‘sea onion’, Urginea maritima) was a favourite condiment.
Large bulbs such as tulips and daffodils should be placed four to six inches apart while smaller bulbs such as crocus, snowdrops, and squill , should be placed one to two inches apart.
Scilla, or squill , is a naturalizing bulb that produces clusters of 1-inch, bell-shaped blooms in blue, purple, pink and white on 6-to 10-inch stems.
The picture above shows volunteer Dutchman's breeches, blue and striped squills , and Trillium recurvatum.
Along the coastal margin, the spring squill makes hazy blue carpets in early spring.
Occasionally spring squill are found in grassy areas away from the coast.
Meanwhile on land, the spring flowers were also showing in some splendour - these spring squill had formed dense mats on some rocky parts of the machair, while the burns were a mass of marsh marigolds in parts.