Definition of Apocynum cannabinum

1. Noun. Canadian dogbane yielding a tough fiber used as cordage by Native Americans; used in folk medicine for pain or inflammation in joints.

Exact synonyms: Indian Hemp, Rheumatism Weed
Generic synonyms: Dogbane



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apocynum Cannabinum

Aplectrum hyemale
Aplodontia
Aplodontia rufa
Aplodontiidae
Aplysia
Aplysia punctata
Aplysiidae
Apocalypse
Apocalypses
Apocalypticism
Apocrypha
Apocryphal
Apocynaceae
Apocynum
Apocynum androsaemifolium
Apocynum cannabinum
Apocynum pumilum
Apodemus
Apodemus sylvaticus
Apodidae
Apodiformes
Apogon
Apogon maculatus
Apogonidae
Apoidea
Apollinaire
Apollinarian
Apollinarians
Apollinaris water
Apollo

Literary usage of Apocynum cannabinum

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1859)
"(See LAWRENCE'S Treatise on tlie Diseases of the Eye. Philad. edition, 1854, p. 814.) apocynum cannabinum as an Antiperiodic. ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1886)
"apocynum cannabinum as a Diuretic.—The treatment of dropsy with Apocynum Cannabinum (American Indian hemp, by no means to be confounded with ..."

3. Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and by Francis Peyre Porcher (1869)
"... Urtica dioica,) the apocynum cannabinum, and several species of Asclepias, or silk weed, may, by improved cultivation, give a useful fibre ; see index. ..."

4. Therapeutic Gazette (1904)
"As long ago as the time of Benjamin Rush, apocynum cannabinum had a reputation as a ... The point is not that apocynum cannabinum is better than digitalis, ..."

5. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1834)
"... of the apocynum cannabinum or Indian Hemp. By JH GRISCOM, MD New York. ( The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, May 1833. ..."

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