Definition of Rheum palmatum

1. Noun. Long used for laxative properties.

Exact synonyms: Chinese Rhubarb
Generic synonyms: Rhubarb, Rhubarb Plant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rheum Palmatum

Rheims-Douay Bible
Rheims-Douay Version
Rheinberg filter
Rheinberg microscope
Rheinland
Rhemish
Rhenish
Rhese projection
Rhesus blood group
Rhesus factor
Rhesus system
Rhetian
Rheum australe
Rheum cultorum
Rheum emodi
Rheum palmatum (current term)
Rheum rhabarbarum
Rheum rhaponticum
Rhexia
Rhian
Rhibhus
Rhincodon
Rhincodon typus
Rhincodontidae
Rhine
Rhine River
Rhine wine
Rhinegrave
Rhinegraves
Rhineland

Literary usage of Rheum palmatum

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1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1908)
"and from the seeds of Przewalski's original plant (Rheum palmatum j ... but that it corresponds in all respects with the leaves of Rheum palmatum -1 ..."

2. Specific Diagnosis and Specific Medication by John William Fyfe, John Milton Scudder (1909)
"Rheum palmatum—Rhubarb. Rhubarb in very small doses, frequently repeated, ... Rheum palmatum is tonic, astringent, cathartic and carminative. ..."

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