Lily of the valley herb, c/s. The dried leaf and flower is used in potpourri or herb pillows. Due to the presence of cardiac glycosides, internal use of this herb is not recommended without the guidance of a qualified health care practitioner.
A Victorian yellow-metal, diamond-set and red-guilloche-enamel pendant locket in the form of an ivy leaf, with the lily-of-the-valley design set with rose-cut diamond chips; the ivy leaf symbolises the bonds of affection, while the lily of the valley denotes the return of happiness in the language of flowers. (Reeman Dansie)