Rangers of the North
(S. Orluin, Q. Oroluin)
Other Names: White Slipper.
Type: General Purpose.
Range/Where Found: Arlan is a small, common plant that grows in rich, shady soil (usually in the mountains).
Characteristics: During the summer, Arlan boasts a large blue flower stnaked with black. The plant is small (usually under 1’ in height) and has 2 large, white leaves at its base.
Medicinal Uses: Arlan leaves may be ground and placed in a poultice useful for concussion relief. When applied to an injury, they cure: 1-6 hits (if picked wild) or 4-9 hits (if raised and bred domestically). In addition, the root, a small, white, fibrous part of the plant, may be ground up and mixed with boiling water. When the fumes from this tea are inhaled on a daily basis, the patient experiences an increased recovery from a respiratory illness (5x normal rate). It also acts as a decongestant, adding +20 to RRs vs colds. The leaves are good for a month after being picked if preevented from drying out. The roots are good for a year.
Other Uses: An arlan flower in the lapel of an eligible, young man may mean that he wants to look nice.
Cost: 6-13 sp, depending on season and availability.
Difficulty of Finding: Easy.