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Definition of the noun Tormentil
What does Tormentil mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: tormentils
- A low-growing herb (Potentilla erecta).
Tormentil a.k.a. Common Tormentil: Potentilla erecta is a herbaceous perennial plant belonging to the rose family.
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Tormentil is a powerful astringent,—one of the most so of the class; yet it is not much used, although applicable to all cases in which astringents are needed. Its dose, in powder, is from 5ss. to 5j.; but it is more frequently prescribed in decoction, ...
by George Bacon Wood, Franklin Bache
Tormentil is a simple and powerful astringent, applicable to all cases of disease in which this class of medicines is indicated. We seldom, however, employ it in this country, having indigenous plants of equal virtue. It may be given in substance, ...
containing descriptions of all the substances used in medicine ... by John Hill
TORMENTIL is a Root much resembling Bistort in its Manner of Growth as well as in its Virtues. It is of the Number of the tuberous Roots that run horizontally under the Surface of the Earth. We meet with it in Pieces of a tuberous Form, and of a ...
Tormentil is a simple and powerful astringent, applicable to all cases of disease in which this class of ...
Tormentil is a simple and powerful astringent, applicable to all cases of disease in which this class of medicines is indicated. It may be given in substance, decoction, or extract. The dose of the powder is from thirty grains to a drachm (1- 94-3-8 ...
Comprehending the Pharmacopoeias of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, with a Variety of Other Useful Information Relative to Medicine and Pharmacy, Designed Expressly for the Use of Students by Thomas Castle
The Common Tormentil; or Upright Septfoil. Tormentilla Officinalis." This plant, the Tormentilla Erecta of Linnaeus, is a native perennial of this country, growing wild in our woods, and on commons; belonging to the class Icosandria, ...
by Andrew Chevallier
Less astringent than its close relative tormentil (P. erecta, see following entry), it also has agentler action within the gastrointestinal tract. It is used externally as a lotion or ointment for bleeding hemorroids. Caution Use internally for more no ...
A Comprehensive Medical Dictionary: containing the pronunciation, etymology, and signification of the terms made use of in Medicine and the kindred sciences. With an appendix, etc (1864)
Potentil'la Tormentil'la. See Tormentllla.
Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller
Blood-root, Tormentil, Ewe- daisy, Septfoil, Tormentil, Tormentil- root tridentata. Three-toothed-leaved Cinquefoil verna. Spring Cinquefoil Foterium canadense. Canadian Burnet Sanguisorba. Salad Burnet. Fothomorpha. W. Indian Colt's-foot ...
British Encyclopedia (1819)
Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson
Instead of galls other astringents were employed, such as sloes, oak-bark, tormentil root, &c.; but though they all gave a good blue black, with the salt of iron, none of them was equal to the gallnut in this respect. Other salts of iron were also ...
Lexicon Medicum (1860)
Medical Dictionary by Robert Hooper
TORMENTIL. See Tormentina. TORMENTI'LL.A., (From termentum, pain; because it was supposed to relieve pain in the teeth.) 1. The name of a genus of plants ...
Containing a Concise Explanation of All the Terms Used in Medicine, Surgery, Pharmacy, Botany, Natural History, Chymistry, and Materia Medica by John Redman Coxe
Consolida rubra, upright septfoil; tormentil. Consolida saracenica, wound-wort; virga aurea. Consolidans, medicine producing new flesh. Consolidatio, uniting fractures, or wounds. Consfiectus, a view, or plan. medicinae theoreticae, ...
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Potentilla erecta, Canaston Woods Pembrokeshire
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- Tormentil - Potentilla tormentilla
Whiteland Bay, Arran, NS036249
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- Lassioglossum sp. (female) on tormentil
Saltoun Wood, East Lothian, Scotland
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- Tormentil eBay iphone macro lens
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- Milkwort. Tormentil. Ben Hope. West Sutherland
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- Bell heather, Tormentil, bed straw
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- Tormentil on St Martins
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