Definition of Gaultheria

1. Noun. Widely distributed genus of creeping or upright evergreen shrubs.




Definition of Gaultheria

1. n. A genus of ericaceous shrubs with evergreen foliage, and, often, edible berries. It includes the American winter- green (Gaultheria procumbens), and the larger-fruited salal of Northwestern America (Gaultheria Shallon).

Definition of Gaultheria

1. Noun. (botany) Any of the genus ''Gaultheria'' of evergreen ericaceous shrubs. ¹

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Medical Definition of Gaultheria

1. A genus of ericaceous shrubs with evergreen foliage, and, often, edible berries. It includes the American winter-green (Gaultheria procumbens), and the larger-fruited salal of Northwestern America (Gaultheria Shallon). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gaultheria

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gaugership
gaugerships
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gauging
gaugings
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gauginos
gauje
gaujes
gauleiter
gauleiters
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gaulter
gaulters
gaultheria (current term)
gaultheria oil
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Literary usage of Gaultheria

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1. Origin and History of All the Pharmacopeial Vegetable Drugs, Chemicals and by John Uri Lloyd (1921)
"The first record of the therapeutical use of oil of gaultheria, ... gaultheria gave added impetus to "Compound Syrup of Sarsaparilla," which became so ..."

2. A Manual of organic materia medica by John Michael Maisch (1890)
"Properties.—Astringent, tonic, diuretic, nephritic. Dose, 1 to 4 grams (gr. xv—5j), in decoction or fluid extract. gaultheria. — gaultheria ..."

3. Gould and Pyle's Cyclopedia of Practical Medicine and Surgery: With ...by George Milbry Gould, Walter Lytle Pyle, Richard John Ernst Scott by George Milbry Gould, Walter Lytle Pyle, Richard John Ernst Scott (1912)
"See gaultheria. Sodium Salicylate is more soluble than the acid and less irritant to the stomach, while in doses about 50 percent larger it is equally ..."

4. A Guide to Therapeutics and Materia Medica by Robert Farquharson (1877)
"Dose, i to 4 pills.] [gaultheria—PARTRIDGE-BERRY. 7he leaves of gaultheria procumbens, US OFFICINAL PREPARATIONS, US Oleum gaultheria, ..."

5. New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies by Edward Pollock Anshutz (1900)
"The distilled oil from the leaves of gaultheria procumbens is used and dispensed in one or two ... F. Lang, York, Nebraska, on the action of gaultheria. ..."

6. The Microanalysis of Powdered Vegetable Drugs by Albert Schneider (1921)
"gaultheria. Fl. ex. 40. Wintergreen, Teaberry, Partridgeberry ... The' du Canada, The ' de terre-neuve, Fr. The leaves of gaultheria procumbens'L., ..."

7. A Practical Treatise on Materia Medica and Therapeutics by Roberts Bartholow (1903)
"Oil of gaultheria. A volatile oil, consisting almost entirely of methyl salicylate, from the leaves of gaultheria procumbens Linné (Nat. Ord. Ericaceae). ..."

8. A Text-book of practical therapeutics by Hobart Amory Hare (1894)
"Aside from its use as a flavoring substance, oil of gaultheria is largely used in all forms of rheumatism and in place of the ordinary ..."

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