Definition of Allheal

1. n. A name popularly given to the officinal valerian, and to some other plants.



Definition of Allheal

1. Noun. any of many plants supposed to have broad healing powers ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Allheal

1. a medicinal herb [n -S]

Medical Definition of Allheal

1. A name popularly given to the officinal valerian, and to some other plants. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Allheal

alleviatory
alley
alley cat
alley cats
alley oops
alley stone
alleycat
alleycats
alleyed
alleygating
alleylike
alleys
alleyway
alleyways
allgood
allheal (current term)
allheals
alliable
alliaceous
alliaceous plant
alliance
allianced
alliances
alliancing
alliaphage
alliaphages
alliaunce
allice
allice shad
allices

Literary usage of Allheal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"Ger. Index, with references to Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum, L., and Symphytum officinale, L. Woundwort. Clown's. See Clown's allheal. Woundwort, Knight's. ..."

2. The Family Herbal: Or an Account of All Those English Plants, which are by John Hill (1812)
"It is excellent in all disorders of the breast and lungs, and in those of the kidneys, and against bloody and foul wine. allheal, OR CROWD'S ..."

3. The Baptist Magazine by Baptist Missionary Society (1816)
"The hedge-nettle, (stachys sylvatica,) may be at once distinguished from the clown's allheal, by its strong scent and heart-shaped leaves. ..."

4. An Analytical Dictionary of the English Language, in which the Words are by David Booth (1836)
"The palustris, or Clown's allheal, is similar in appearance to the Hedge-nettle, but grows in marshes and is perennial. ..."

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