snakeroot


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snakeroot,

name for several plants, among them black snakeroot (see bugbanebugbane,
any plant of the genus Cimicifuga, tall north-temperate perennials of the family Ranunculaceae (buttercup family). The white spirelike bloom has a rank odor that attracts flies, which pollinate the plant. Common in woodlands of E North America is C.
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), button snakeroot or blazing starblazing star
or button snakeroot,
any plant of the genus Liatris, showy North American perennials of the family Asteraceae (aster family). The blossoms, rosy purple or white, are in somewhat feathery heads along a usually wandlike stalk.
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, senega snakeroot (see milkwortmilkwort,
common name for the Polygalaceae, a family including herbs, shrubs, and trees found in all parts of the world except New Zealand and the polar regions. Several milkworts (genus Polygala
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), and white snakerootwhite snakeroot,
North American woods perennial (Eupatorium urticifolium) of the family Asteraceae (aster family), having a flat-topped cluster of small white flowers. It is of the same genus as the boneset and joe-pye weed.
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A number of native groups in eastern-central North America used seneca snakeroot for the treatment of specific ailments.
Herbs that alter electrolyte balance include aloe (Aloe barbadensis), buckthorn bark/berry (Frangulae cortex/Rhamni cathartici fructus), cascara sagrada bark (Rhamni purshianae cortex), Indian snakeroot (Rauwolfiae radix), licorice (Liquiritiae radix), rhubarb root (Rhei radix), and senna leaf (Sennae folium) (Blumenthal et al.
It's the land of thistle, stone, and snakeroot, isn't it?
Also called white snakeroot poisoning, trembles, milk sick.
Common Names: liatris, gay feather, blazing star, button snakeroot, purple poker
Rarer species of echinacea have frequently been sold under the trade name "Kansas Snakeroot.
Native to North America, echinacea, also known as purple coneflower or snakeroot, has been promoted as enhancing immunity.
Development of bicellular foliar secretory cavities in white snakeroot, Eupatorium rugosum (Asteraceae).
This same reflex action by saponins is known to be the main reason another medicinal plant, Seneca snakeroot (Polygala senega) has been highly prized.
Below the beautiful leaves, the blue to lavendar asters bloom with yellow goldenrod and white snakeroot.
Coming to the edge of the other place, the full moon shining on twisted handfuls of snakeroot.