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Definition of the noun ague root
What does ague root mean as a name of something?
- colicroot having a scurfy or granuliferous perianth and white flowers; southeastern United States
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific name: Aletris farinosa
- synonym of ague root: ague grass
- more generic terms: colic root / colicroot / crow corn / star grass / unicorn root = any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic
- member of: Aletris / genus Aletris = small genus of bitter-rooted herbs of eastern North America and Asia
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A Practical Guide to Creating Healing, Protection, and Prosperity using Plants, Herbs, and Flowers by Susan Gregg
Aletrisfarcinosa It is as magical as a unicorn, so it will bring you safety, success, and joy □ □ the plant: Ague Root is also known as Unicorn Root. Native to North America, it is a perennial and a member of the Lily family. It prefers grassy or ...
by Scott Cunningham
Mint: Pennyroyal Squaw Root: Cohosh, Black Staggerwort: Ragwort Stammerwort: Ragwort Stanch Griss: Yarrow Stanch Weed: Yarrow Stargrass: Ague Root Star.
Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed
Common/vernacular names: Ague grass, ague root, aletris, blazing star, colic root, stargrass, starwort, true unicorn root, unicorn root, and whitetube stargrass.
by Carole J. Skelly
Ague grass; Ague root; Bitter grass; Colicroot; Crowcorn; Mealy starwort; Star root; Unicorn root: Preparations from the dried roots of this plant were used in herbal medicines. Consumption of the fresh ...
Subjective health care viewed with an objective eye by Joseph Segen
See Herbal medicine, Musketshot water Agropyron repens Popularly known as couch grass, see there ague grass Colicroot, Aletris farinosa ague root Colicroot, see there, Aletris farinosa ague tree Sassafras, see there, Sassafras albidum ...
Medical Lexicon (1851)
A Dictionary of Medical Science ... by Robley Dunglison
Unicorn root, Ague root, Ague grass, Devil's bit, Mealy startcort, (F.) AUtris 3feunier, Nat. Ord. Asphodelem. Sex.
Containing a Concise Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Hygiene, Therapeutics ... by Robley Dunglison
Farino'sa seu alba, Stargrass, Starwort, Blazing star, Aloe-root, Bitter-grass, Black root, Unicorn root, Ague root, Ague grass, Colic root, Devil's bit, Mealy staricort, (F.) Alétris. Nat. Ord. Asphodeleae.
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
English: colic root, unicorn root, crow corn, ague root, stargrass Brazil: aletris, raiz-da-c61icas, erva-da-febres, erva- estrela, cometa-orinito, cadenaco Hawaii: kukui, kuikui Japan: kukui-no-ki China: shi ...
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