Definition of Ringworm shrub

1. Noun. Tropical shrub (especially of Americas) having yellow flowers and large leaves whose juice is used as a cure for ringworm and poisonous bites; sometimes placed in genus Cassia.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ringworm Shrub

ringwise
ringwoodite
ringwoodites
ringwork
ringworks
ringworm
ringworm bush
ringworm of beard
ringworm of body
ringworm of foot
ringworm of genitocrural region
ringworm of nails
ringworm of scalp
ringworm of the nails
ringworm shrub (current term)
ringworm yaws
ringworms
ringwraiths
ringxiety
rink
rink skate
rinked
rinker
rinkers
rinkhals
rinking
rinkite
rinks
rinkside

Literary usage of Ringworm shrub

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1. Practitioner's medical dictionary by George Milbry Gould (1910)
"C. alata, the ringworm-shrub, is a widely diffused tropical shrub. The juice of the leaves mixed with lime- juice is used in the treatment of ringworm, ..."

2. A Descriptive Catalogue of Indian Produce Contributed to the Amsterdam by Trailokyanātha Mukhopādhyāẏa (1883)
"In European medicine they are considered a stimulant carminative. Cassia alata. ringworm shrub. Vem.—Bengali, Hindi, Dad Mardan; ..."

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