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Definition of the noun aletris farinosa
What does aletris farinosa 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
- synonyms of Aletris farinosa: ague grass / ague root
- 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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The 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 ...
by Abdur Rehman
Aletris farinosa Agraphis nutans Ailanthus glandulosa Aletris farinosa.
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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) ...
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.
Medical 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 ...
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 .
Medical 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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
Encyclopaedia Londinensis (1810)
by John Wilkes
Aletris farinosa, or American aletris : stemless, leaves lanceolate membranaceotts, flowers alternate. This species has a tuberous root, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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