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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 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 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 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 Medical Terminology , Dental Surgery and the Collateral Sciences (1878)

American hellebore. Ilel'lebore, American. Vera- trum xiride; Indian ...

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


AMERICAN HELLEBoRE. (Indian Poke, Poke Root, Swamp Hellebore.) The rhizoma of veratrum viride, which see. AMERICAN IPECAcuANHA. (Ipecacuanha Spurge.) The root of Euphorbia ipecacuanha, a singular plant growing in pine ...

Google previewThe Condensed Chemical Dictionary (1920)

A Reference Volume for All Requiring Quick Access to a Large Amount of Essential Data Regarding Chemicals, and Other Substances Used in Manufacturing and Laboratory Work by Francis Mills Turner

American Hellebore. See Veratrum. American Ipecac. See Gillenia. American Saffron. See Carthamus. American Valerian. See Cypripedium. American Veratrum. See Veratrum. American Wormseed Oil. See Cheno- podium oil. Amianthus.

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 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 (1905)

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

The American hellebore (Veratrurn viridc), also known as swamp hellebore, Indian poke, and itch weed, is a common plant in wet grounds from Canada to Alabama. Its properties are similar to those of white hellebore. A species commonly ...

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