Definition of Hydrastis Canadensis

1. Noun. Perennial herb of northeastern United States having a thick knotted yellow rootstock and large rounded leaves.

Exact synonyms: Golden Seal, Goldenseal, Turmeric Root, Yellow Root
Group relationships: Genus Hydrastis, Hydrastis
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrastis Canadensis

Hydnocarpus kurzii
Hydnocarpus laurifolia
Hydnocarpus wightiana
Hydrangea anomala
Hydrangea arborescens
Hydrangea macrophylla hortensis
Hydrangea paniculata
Hydrangea petiolaris
Hydrastis Canadensis (current term)
Hydrilla verticillata
Hydrobates pelagicus
Hydrocharis morsus-ranae
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris

Literary usage of Hydrastis Canadensis

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1. Drugs and medicines of North America: A Publication Devoted to the by John Uri Lloyd, Curtis Gates Lloyd (1885)
"Hydrastis canadensis .—Faton, Manual of Botany of Northern and Middle States, ... Hydrastis Canadensis Linn,—Barton, Vegetable Materia Medica of the United ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1897)
"The Use of Hydrastis Canadensis in Bronchial Catarrh.—DR. M. SAEN- «ER has found that in the early stages of acute attacks the remedy is useless but so soon ..."

3. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1897)
"Treatment by Hydrastis Canadensis. In the Centralblatt fur innere Medicin for May 1, Dr. M. Saenger, of Magdeburg, gives his impressions of hydrastis as a ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1862)
"REMARKS ON THE ALKALOIDS OF Hydrastis Canadensis AND XANTHORRHIZA APIIFOLIA. BY WILLIAM S. MERRILL, AM I hoped to be able to attend the approaching meeting ..."

5. The Vegetable Alkaloids: With Particular Reference to Their Chemical by Amé Pictet (1904)
"ALKALOIDS FROM Hydrastis Canadensis. WE include under this title a number of ... (Hydrastis canadensis L., family of the Ranunculaceae), but also in that of ..."

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