Definition of Asarum europaeum
1. Noun. Thick creeping evergreen herb of western Europe.
Medical Definition of Asarum europaeum
1. An emetic and cathartic. Synonym: European snakeroot, hazelwort. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Asarum europaeum
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1. American Druggist (1888)
"Calamus root, Chamomile flowers, Arnica flowers and root, the root of Asarum Canadense and asarum europaeum, Caraway seeds. Cascarilla bark, etc. ..."
2. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Eberhard Goebel (1905)
"asarum europaeum. In asarum europaeum, whose leaf resembles that of Caltha in all essentials, the elongation is not uniform, ..."
3. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1850)
"By TB FLOWER, Esq., FLS FOR several years past the asarum europaeum has been observed growing at Redlynch, near Salisbury, and having been desirous of ..."
4. Materia Indica, Or, Some Account of Those Articles which are Employed by the by Whitelaw Ainslie (1826)
"... (betonica officinalis);" the leaves of the asarum europaeum appear, by his account, to be the most decidedly emetic of all those he mentions. (See vol. ..."