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American hellebore

Definition of the noun american hellebore

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  1. North American plant having large leaves and yellowish green flowers growing in racemes; yields a toxic alkaloid used medicinally

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Google previewThe New American Encyclopaedia (1872)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

American hellebore is the ...

Google previewCompanion to the British and American Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeias Arranged in the Form of a Dictionary (1890)

by Lawrence T. Ashwell

American Hellebore, Green Hellebore, Itch-weed. Habitat, Canada to Carolina. Part employed, the root. Time for collecting, in the autumn. Preparations. — Tincture of the fresh root, imported from North America ; tincture of the dried root, using ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences (1867)

by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas

American hellebore. - HELLEBORE, AMERICAN. Veratrum viride; Indian poke; swamp hellebore. HELLEBoRE, BLACK.

Google previewA Dictionary of Dental Science, Biography, Bibliography and Medical Terminology (1854)

by Chapin A. HARRIS

American hellebore. HELLEBORE, AMERICAN. Veratum eiridc; Indian poke; swamp hellebore. HELLEBORE, Bucx. Helleborus niger. Christmas rose. HELLEBORE, Warm. Verab'nm album. White hellebore. HELLE'BORUS. A genus of plants ...

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

by Carole J. Skelly


Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

American hellebore. Veratrum viride. American ivy. Parthenocissus quinquefolia. American lance-headed viper. See Bothrops. American lanceheads. See Bothrops. American laural. plants of the genus Kalmia. American mistletoe.

Google previewA Dictionary of Dental Science (1898)

And Such Words and Phrases of the Collateral Sciences as Pertain to the Art and Practice of Dentistry by Chapin Aaron Harris

American hellebore. Hel'lebore, Amer'lcan (vcratrum m'ride). Indian poke ; swamp hellebore. Hellebore, Black (helleborus niger). mas rose. Cathartic, emmenagogue. a purge, gr. 1: to Bij. Superficial ChristDose ns Hellebore, White ( veratrum ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

American hellebore. Wratrum viride. American Horse Council, Inc. an organization formed in 1969 that represents and promotes the development of the entire horse industry in the United States. American lance-beaded vipers, snakes of the ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

Includes American hellebore (V. viride), black hellebore (H. niger), false or western hellebore (V. californicum, V. viride), green hellebore (H.viridis), stinkinghellebore (H.foetidus), white hellebore (V. album). Helleborus [hel′′ - bo′r s] ...

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 HELLEBORE. (Indian Poke, Poke Root, Sivamp Hellebore.) The rhi- zoma of veratrum viride, which see. AMERICAN IPECACUANHA. (Ipecacuanha Spurge.) The root of Euphorbia ipecacuanha, a singular plant growing in pine ...

Google previewPharmaceutical lexicon (1873)

AMERICAN HELLEBORE. (Indian Poke, Poke Root, Swamp ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (2014)

by George Watt

64 The American Hellebore. With reference to the last sentence it may be remarked that Liotard gives the price in one passage at 3-5 annas per Tb, in another at 2 annas per Tb. Moodeen Sheriff states that the wholesale price in Madras is ...

Google previewThe New international encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

The American hellebore (Yeratrum viridc), also known as swamp hellebore, Indian poke, and ...

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1920)

An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley, William Peterson

Veratrum viride, known also as False Hellebore, American Hellebore, Indian Poke, and Itchweed, and Veratrum californicum of the Pacific Coast are the principal species. Vervain (Verbena ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ... by Frank Moore Colby, George Sandeman

Veratrum viride, known also as False Hellebore, American Hellebore, Indian Poke, and Itchweed, and Veratrum cali- fornicum of the Pacific Coast are the principal species. Common Vervain ...

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