Definition of Asarum canadense
1. Noun. Deciduous low-growing perennial of Canada and eastern and central United States.
Medical Definition of Asarum canadense
1. An aromatic stimulant and diaphoretic. Synonym: Canada snakeroot, Indian ginger, wild ginger. (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Asarum Canadense
Literary usage of Asarum canadense
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. American Medical Botany: Being a Collection of the Native Medicinal Plants by Jacob Bigelow (1817)
"The Asarum canadense grows in old woods and mountainous tracts from Canada to Carolina. It is one of the humblest plants, presenting only two leaves with ..."
2. The Condensed Chemical Dictionary: A Reference Volume for All Requiring by Francis Mills Turner, Daniel Deronda Berolzheimer, William Parker Cutter, John Helfrich, Chemical Catalog Company, Inc (1920)
"Derivation: Distilled from rhizome and roots of Asarum canadense. Method of purification: Rectification. Grades: Technical. Uses: Perfumery. ..."