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bloodroot:

see poppypoppy,
common name for some members of the Papaveraceae, a family composed chiefly of herbs of the Northern Hemisphere having a characteristic milky or colored sap. Most species are native to the Old World; many are cultivated in gardens for their brilliantly colored if
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Bloodroot is mildly anaesthetic and was applied to the skin before some of the more painful initiation ceremonies undertaken by Mohawk youths.
Instead of forest floors carpeted by picturesque arrays of trout lily or bloodroot, we have dense and oppressive monocultures of the ubiquitous garlic mustard, smartweed, Asiatic dayflower and Japanese stilt grass.
Isoquinoline alkaloids are found in varying quantities in the prickly poppy, bloodroot, and celandine poppy.
Her work has recently appeared in Denver Quarterly, Bloodroot Literary Magazine, and Rhino.
Greene's 2010 novel, Bloodroot was so well-written, its characters and plots so compelling, that once I got wind of something new from Greene, I had to have it.
Amy Greene earned critical acclaim for her debut novel, Bloodroot (2010), a New York Times best seller.
Lily of the Valley is toxic and could harm the water supply if you dump it down the drain, she said, and although Native Americans traditionally used bloodroot for natural dyes, ''it's not a large plant, so if you start using it for dye you're depleting the population.
Some wildflowers, such as bloodroot, have leaves that envelop the flower like a lady's cloak for protection against the elements.
Common examples of side effects associated with dietary supplements include an increased risk of significant bleeding associated with garlic, ginkgo, ginger, saw palmetto, and St John's wort; decreased blood sugar as a result of chromium and cinnamon; hormonal effects associated with dong quai, black cohosh, kudzu, and saw palmetto; and elevated blood pressure caused by bloodroot, green tea, and hawthorn.
At 8,000 feet, the heartleaf arnica, like a yellow bloodroot, pushes Middle Atlantic time almost to the end of March.
Out of my mouth a sunflower, And from my fingers vines, And the rank dandelion shall laugh from my loins Over million-seeded earth; but out of my heart, Core of my heart, blood of my heart, the bloodroot Coming to lift a petal in peril of snow, Coming to dribble from a broken stem Bitterly the bright color of blood forever.
1) * Others herbs like anise, aranto, artichoke, basil, beets, drago's blood, bloodroot, bore, calaguala, canabrava, cats claw, cauliflower, chlorophyll, cinnamon, coffee leaf, confrey, cucumber, dandelion, dividivi, eggplant, flax, flower Jamaica, frailegon, gabriologo, garlic, guatila, hoja santa, hojaracin, kombucha, lemon grass, lemon, melissa, mint, mother in law tongue, nettle, parsley, pumpkin, radishes, rosemary, rye, silymarin, spirulina, tea cannabis, tomato, valerian, vanishing, verbena, wheat germ and zen leaves.