Definition of Rhamnus purshianus
1. Noun. Shrubby tree of the Pacific coast of the United States; yields cascara sagrada.
Generic synonyms: Buckthorn
Terms within: Cascara, Cascara Sagrada, Chittam Bark, Chittem Bark
Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhamnus Purshianus
Literary usage of Rhamnus purshianus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1904)
"Moreover it has been stated | that " to obtain the best results, the bark (Rhamnus purshianus) must be of comparatively recent collection. ..."
2. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"The histology of Rhamnus californica closely resembles that of rhamnus purshianus. ... Original packages of Cascara Sagrada (rhamnus purshianus). ..."
3. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy for Students of Pharmacy, and by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"ture, odor and taste are similar to rhamnus purshianus. The histology of Rhamnus californica closely resembles that of rhamnus purshianus. ..."
4. A Guide to the New Pharmacopoeia, 1885: Comprising an Epitome of the Changes by Prosser James (1885)
"This turned out to be the rhamnus purshianus, which flourishes on the Pacific coast of North ... The rhamnus purshianus* received its name after F. Pursh, ..."
5. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1904)
"Schwabe || examined rhamnus purshianus and found emodin, identical with that obtained from Rhamnus frangula. to exist as such in the bark, and identified it ..."