Definition of Horse balm

1. Noun. Erect perennial strong-scented with serrate pointed leaves and a loose panicle of yellowish flowers; the eastern United States.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Horse Balm

horse and cart
horse and rabbit stew
horse archer
horse archers
horse around
horse balm (current term)
horse barn
horse bean
horse beans
horse blanket
horse blankets
horse botfly
horse breeding
horse brier
horse cart
horse cavalry
horse chestnut

Literary usage of Horse balm

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

1. A Manual of the Medical Botany of North America by Laurence Johnson (1884)
"... special action upon the organs engaged in the function of menstruation. COLLINSONIA.—HORSE-BALM. Collinsonia Canadensis Linne.—Horse-Balm, Stone-Hoot. ..."

2. A Universal formulary: Containing the Methods of Preparing and Administering by Robert Eglesfeld Griffith (1866)
"R. Horse-balm root, bruised, two ounces. Water, two pints. Boil for half an hour, ... R. Bruised horse-balm root, two ounces. Diluted alcohol, one pint. ..."

3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1908)
"Pale green, elongate, narrow swellings on the mid-rib, or larger veins on the under side of the leaf of horse-balm (Collinsonia Canadensis). ..."

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