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

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Remedy Relationships in Homeopathy (2003)

by Abdur Rehman

Aletris farinosa Agraphis nutans Ailanthus glandulosa Aletris farinosa.

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 previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2012)

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 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 previewThe Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica (1874)

A Record of the Positive Effects of Drugs Upon the Healthy Human Organism by Timothy Field Allen

ALETRIS FARINOSA. Aletris farinosa, L. Nat. order, ...

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)

Unicorn, Aletris farinosa—r. White, Ligusticum notmofolium—r. Yellow, Jeffersonie Bartoni. Xanthoriza upiifolia. ROPE, Nanus. Ron: BARK, Dirca palustris. s ROQUETTE, (from eruca U] ), Brassica eruoa, oda. RORELLA, (dim. ofros, gen. rori'a, ...

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 previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1893)

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 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 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 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 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 ...

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 previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1833)

by George Crabb

The principal are the—Aletris farinosa, seu acaulis, seu Hyacinthusjloritanus, &c. American Aletus, a erennial, native of America.—Aletris Ca nsis, seu we heimia, Waved-leaved Aletris, native of t e Cape of Good Hope.—Aletris unaria, sen ...

Google previewDictionary of Dreams (2001)

by Farokh Jamshed Master, Jamshed Farokh

ViVid ALETRIS FARINOSA Disgusting Frightful (anxious) ALFA-ALFA Dreams; emotional causes, from*. ALLIUM CEPA Anger (quarrels, vexations) Anxious (distressing, frightful nightmares, ...

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

lion'sfoot Aletris farinosa [Liliaceae] ague grass ague root bitter grass colicroot crow corn mealy starwort star grass star root unicorn root Aleurites moluccana [ Euphorbiaceae] candleberry tree candlenut candlenut tree country walnut Indian ...

Google previewA new and complete dictionary of arts and sciences (1819)

including the latest improvement and discovery and the present states of every branch of human knowledge by George Gregory

Aletris farinosa, a native of North America.

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