Definition of Holarrhena antidysenterica
1. Noun. Tropical Asian tree with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea.
Group relationships: Genus Holarrhena, Holarrhena
Generic synonyms: Tree
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Literary usage of Holarrhena antidysenterica
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1. Pharmacopœia of India: Prepared Under the Authority of Her Majesty's by Edward John Waring (1868)
"Holarrhena antidysenterica (Botanical History of). With reference to the confusion which has so long existed between the different species of Holarrhena, ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1886)
"... which is mentioned under the synonym Holarrhena antidysenterica in the India Pharmacopoeia, is really a valuable remedial agent. ..."
3. The timber trees, timber and fancy woods, as also, the forests of India and by Edward Balfour (1870)
"... of Panjab, Holarrhena antidysenterica, Wall. Koha, HIND., Terminalia arjuna, W. fy A. Koher of Salt Range, ..."
4. Report by Dr. M.C. Cooke, on the Oil Seeds and Oils in the India Museum, Or by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke, Great Britain India Office (1876)
"Oil.—No sample of this oil in the Museum collection. Holarrhena antidysenterica, Wall. Brandis, For. Fl. 326. HOLARRHENA PUBESCENS, Wall'; Cat. No. 1673. ..."