Medical Definition of Ignatia
1. The dried ripe seed of Strychnos ignatii (family Loganiaceae). It is similar in its properties to nux vomica and is a source of strychnine. Origin: St. Ignatius (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Ignatia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Clinical Materia Medica: Being a Course of Lectures Delivered at the by Ernest Albert Farrington (1887)
"Though chemically and botanically similar to Nux, the ignatia differs materially from ... ignatia is preeminently a spinal remedy^ as is also Nux vomica. ..."
2. A Clinical materia medica by Ernest Albert Farrington (1897)
"ignatia AMARA. ignatia AMARA, or, more properly speaking, Strychnos ignatia, is a large climbing shrub growing in the Phillipine Islands and in Cochin-China ..."
3. A Compend of Materia Medica, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing: With by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter (1906)
"*ignatia,—St. Ignatius' Bean. Source and Composition. The seeds of Strychnos Ignatii, or ignatia Amara, a tree of the order Loganiaceae found in the ..."
4. A Manual of pharmacodynamics by Richard Hughes (1899)
"ignatia, IODINE AND THE IODIDES. We begin to-day with a medicine which owes its fame almost entirely to Hahnemann and his disciples, the seed of the ..."
5. A Practical Treatise on Materia Medica and Therapeutics by Roberts Bartholow (1884)
"Tincture of ignatia (10 parts of ignatia to ID" parts of menstruum). ... ignatia has the same composition as nni-Tomki but yields relatively larger ..."
6. Organic materia medica: Including the Standard Remedies of the Leading by Parke, Davis & Company (1888)
"Fluid Extract ignatia.—Not miscible with water without some precipitation. ... Powdered Extract ignatia, assayed.—Of the same strength as the solid extract, ..."
7. Lectures on Materia Medica by Carroll Dunham (1879)
"By allopathic writers ignatia is classed among the ... Much of what was said of Nux vomica is certainly applicable also to ignatia. ..."
8. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1900)
"The seed of Strychnos ignatia, Lindley (ignatia amara, Linné filius; ... Strychnos ignatia of Lindley, is a branching tree, with long, tapering, smooth, ..."