Definition of Stone-root
1. Noun. Erect perennial strong-scented with serrate pointed leaves and a loose panicle of yellowish flowers; the eastern United States.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Collinsonia, Genus Collinsonia
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Literary usage of Stone-root
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1. Organic materia medica: Including the Standard Remedies of the Leading by Parke, Davis & Company, Davis & Company Parke (1888)
"stone-root, compressed in pound packages for retailing purposes. PREPARATIONS. ... troy; Pareira Brava and Stone- root, 2 ozs. each; Juniper berries, 4 ozs. ..."
2. New Remedies: Their Pathogenetic Effects and Therapeutic Application in by Edwin Moses Hale (1864)
"Stone-Root.') This plant is found in the Eastern and Northern States. It is herbaceous, with broad, cordate, ovate, smooth, opposite leaves; the flowers in ..."
3. New Remedies: Their Pathogenetic Effects and Therapeutic Application in by Edwin Moses Hale (1864)
"Stone-Root,,) This plant is found in the Eastern and Northern States. It is herbaceous, with broad, cordate, ovate, smooth, opposite leaves; the flowers in ..."
4. The Characteristics of the New Remedies by Edwin Moses Hale, F. S. Whitman (1873)
"... the Chloral is absorbed too rapidly. An acid stomach should be neutralized before the Chloral is given. COLLINSONIA CANADENSIS. (Stone Root. ..."
5. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1907)
"But there is some flavour in Stone Root particularly enticing, the larvae of two other species are found to work in it in a very similar— r manner. ..."
6. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1916)
"In stem and root of Stone Root or Horse Balm (Collinsonia canadensis). Pupates in ground August ist-ioth. Evidence, white frass and dry stalk. ..."
7. The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English: Or, Medicine by Ray Vaughn Pierce (1918)
"Not only is Queen's root specific in its action in all these affections, but, in the "Golden Medical Discovery" it is greatly assisted by the Stone root, ..."