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the yellows (hepatogenous photosensitization), alveld

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Caused by sheep eating bog asphodel (narthecium ossifragum). One of the symptoms is photosensitisation, traditionally treated in the Highlands by smearing Black Lead onto the sheep. The disease is also known by its Norwegian name alveld, literally elf-fire.

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