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  1. colicroot having a scurfy or granuliferous perianth and white flowers; southeastern United States

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Google previewThe gardeners dictionary (1835)

by Philip Miller

Aletris farinosa (colic-root Ale- tris). Lod. Bor. Cab. 1161. Flowers stalked oblong, alternate tubular ; leaves broad, lanceolate mucronate. The Aletris farinosa has a tuberous root, from which arise several lanceolate leaves, and a naked stalk ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Remedy Relationships in Homeopathy (2003)

by Abdur Rehman

Aletris farinosa Agraphis nutans Ailanthus glandulosa Aletris farinosa.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of pure materia medica Index, 1880 (1874)


ALETRIS FARINOSA— ALLIUM CEP A. Sweat ea6y at first. — Sweat profuse , cool, sticky, sour-smelling, sometimes warm. Sleep and Dreams. — Deep sleep. — Irresistible sleep. — Deep sleep, frequently accompanied by rattling breath.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Aletris farinosa L. (Aletris alba Michx.; Aletris farinosa (Thunb.) Thunb., nom. illeg. ; Aletrisfarinosa Thunb.; Aletris farinosa Ker Gawl.; Aletris lucida Raf.) SE. Canada to C. & E. U.S.A. Perennial herb, cooked bulb See Species Plantarum 1: 319.

Google previewA Dictionary of Pratical Materia Medica (1900)

by John Henry Clarke

Aletris Farinosa. Star Grass. Blazing Grass. Colic Root. Unicorn Root. (United States.) N. 0. Haemodoraceae. Tincture of root. CHMcd.-Abortion. Anzemia. Colic . Constipation. Convulsions. Debility. Dysmenorrhaea. Dysuria. Endomctritis. Fever ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

Aletris farinosa, or American aletris: stemless, leaves lanceolate membranaceous , flowers alternate. This species has a tuberous root, from which arise several lanceolate leaves, and a naked stalk supporting a spike of flowers placed ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Alternative & Complementary Medicine (2010)

Subjective health care viewed with an objective eye by Joseph Segen

See Herbal medicine alehoof Ground ivy, see there, Glechoma hederacea aletris Colicroot, see there, Aletris farinosa Aletris farinosa Popularly known as colicroot, see there Frederick Mathis Alexander An AustralianBritish (18691956) ...

Google previewLeung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients (2011)

Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed

Source: Aletris farinosa L. (Family Liliaceae). Common/vernacular names: Ague grass, ague root, aletris, blazing star, colic root, stargrass, starwort, true unicorn root, unicorn root, and whitetube stargrass.

Google previewMedical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1865)

Aguc, Aletris farinosa— r. Bitter, Apocynum androsa-mifolium —-r. Canada, Asclcpins tuberosw-r. Colic, Aletris. Boer Doo'ron, Herb doctor. Rou'r, RED, Celastrus, Lachnanthes tinctoria— r. Rough, Lintris. Roor or Scancn'r, Beta hybrids. Roo'r ...

Google previewA dictionary of practical materia medica

by John Henry Clarke

Aletris Farinosa. Star Grass Blazing Grass. Colic Root. Unicorn Root. (United States.) N. 0. Haemodoraceae. Tincture of root. Clinical. — Abortion. Anaemia. Colic. Constipation. Convulsions. Debility. Dysmenorrheea. Dysuria. Endometritis .

Google previewMedical lexicon (1851)

by Robley Dunglison

Grass, Aletris farinosa, Hypoxys crccta — s. Knap-weed, Con- taurea calcitrappa — s. Stroke, Cemp-de-soleil — s. Wort, Aletris farinosa — s. Wort, golden, Bubonium. STARBECK SPA. Harrogate. STARCn ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (2016)

by Andrew Chevallier

Aletris fArinosA decongestant. Its astringent properties make it a useful herb for the treatment of diarrhea and gastroenteritis. Research Russian research indicates that lady's mantle reduces blood viscosity. Caution Do not use lady's mantle ...

Google previewA Witch's Craft Volume 1: Dictionary for a Witch's Grimoire

by Viktorija Briggs

Unicorn: Attributes: Immortality, Innocence, Power, Purity, Virginity Deities: N/A Unicorn Root: Latin: Aletris Farinosa Other Names: Ague Grass, Ague Root, Ague Weed, Aletris, Bitter Grass, Blackroot, Blazing Star, Colic Root, Crow Corn, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1810)

by John Wilkes

Aletris farinosa, or American aletris : stemless, leaves lanceolate membranaceotts, flowers alternate. This species has a tuberous root, ...

Google previewBartram's Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (2013)

by Thomas Bartram

Aletris farinosa L. Dried rhizomes and roots. Action. Estrogenic, due to diosgeninderived steroid. Stomachic, anorexic, sedative, bittertonic (fresh plant). Uses. Relaxed conditions of the womb. Lack of vitality in teenage girls and menopausal ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1893)

Containing a Full Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, ... by Robley Dunglison

bla'zing, Aletris farinosa. 8. bloom, Spigelia Marilandica. 8. grass, Starwort, Blazing star, Colic- uvrt; Aletris farinosa, Uypoxys erecta. 8. knap'- weed, Centaurea calcitrapa ...

Google previewCunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs (1985)

by Scott Cunningham

(Aletris farinosa) DI' May antagonize some oxytocins (pitocin) Folk Names: Ague Grass, Bitter Grass, Black- root, Crow Corn, Stargrass, Starwort, True Unicorn Root, Unicorn Root, Aletris, Blazing Star Powers: Protection Magical Uses: Sprinkle ...

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