Definition of Chaulmugra
1. Noun. East Indian tree with oily seeds yield chaulmoogra oil used to treat leprosy.
Group relationships: Genus Hydnocarpus, Genus Taraktagenos, Genus Taraktogenos, Hydnocarpus, Taraktagenos, Taraktogenos
Generic synonyms: Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Chaulmugra
Literary usage of Chaulmugra
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1879)
"The addition of an alcoholic solution of opium lessens the pain of an application.—Lancet, Nov. 9, 1878, p. 654. 83.—TREATMENT OF LEPROSY.—chaulmugra OIL. ..."
2. American Druggist (1889)
"GREAT strides have been made with chaulmugra Oil in England in regard to its application ... The properties of chaulmugra oil applied externally in bruises, ..."
3. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"When pure the oil is described as clear, of a pale sherry colour, with the odour of chaulmugra, and a sp. gr. of 0'900. By keeping it throws down a granular ..."