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American gentian

Definition of the noun american gentian

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noun

  1. any of various tall perennial herbs constituting the genus Frasera; widely distributed in warm dry upland areas of California, Oregon, and Washington

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

by Carole J. Skelly

AMERICAN GENTIAN: See GENTIAN. AMERICAN GERMANDER: See GERMANDER. AMERICAN HELLEBORE: See FALSE HELLEBORE.

Google previewPharmaceutical Lexicon: a dictionary of pharmaceutical science, etc (1873)

by H. V. SWERINGEN

American Gentian, as it is also called, is a mild tonic, and calculated to meet the same indications with the other simple bitters. AMERICAN DITTANY. (Cunila Mariana.) A small herb analogous to the mints, pennyroyal, &c., and is used for the ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1914)

with a new atlas of the world : a work of general reference in all departments of knowledge

American gentian, in phar, Gentiana Saponaria, the £ used as a substitute for the officinal gentian, probably including other species. Also (improperly) the American columbo, Frasera Caro£:: orid species, u medicinally.— the closed gentian, G.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Mind Enhancing Foods, Drugs and Nutritional Substances, 2d ed. (2015)

by David W. Group

American ephedra see ephedra and ma-huang American gentian see gentian American ginseng see ginseng American horsemint see horsebalm American mandrake see mandrake American mint see peppermint American pepper see ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Science (1882)

A Guide for the Pharmaceutist, Druggist, and Physician ; Containing Concise Explanations of the Various Subjects and Terms of Pharmacy, and Appropriate Selections of the Collateral Sciences by Hiram V. Sweringen

American Gentian, as it is also called, is a mild tonic, and calculated to meet the same indications with the other simple bitters. AMERICAN DITTANY. (Cunila Mariana.} A small herb analogous to the mints, pennyroyal, &c., and is used for the ...

Google previewPharmaceutical lexicon (1873)

American Gentian, as it is also lcalled, is a mild tonic, and calculated to meet the same indications with the other simple hitters. Amcarcan DITTANY. (Czmila Marimm.) A small herb analogous to the mints, pcnnyroyal, &c., and is used for the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

American gentian, in phar, Gentiana Saponaria, the soapwort-gentian, used as a substitute for the officinal gentian, probably including other species. Also ( improperly) the American columbo, Frasera Carolinensis.-Autumn gentian, Gentiana ...

Google previewThe New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1888)

(based on Mayne's Lexicon) by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick

American calumba, American gentian. Hab. Southern and Western United States. Root formerly official in U.S. Ph. It was thought to resemble calumba, but it contains no berberin ; gentisic acid and gentio- picrin have been obtained from it.

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