Definition of Rheum palmatum
1. Noun. Long used for laxative properties.
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Literary usage of Rheum palmatum
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1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1908)
"and from the seeds of Przewalski's original plant (Rheum palmatum j ... but that it corresponds in all respects with the leaves of Rheum palmatum -1 ..."
2. Specific Diagnosis and Specific Medication by John William Fyfe, John Milton Scudder (1909)
"Rheum palmatum—Rhubarb. Rhubarb in very small doses, frequently repeated, ... Rheum palmatum is tonic, astringent, cathartic and carminative. ..."