Definition of Senega snakeroot
1. Noun. Eastern North American plant having a terminal cluster of small white flowers and medicinal roots.
Generic synonyms: Milkwort
Terms within: Senega
Lexicographical Neighbors of Senega Snakeroot
Literary usage of Senega snakeroot
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Condensed Chemical Dictionary: A Reference Volume for All Requiring by Chemical Catalog Company, Inc (1920)
"Grades: Technical; USP; BP Containers: Bags. Uses: Medicine. Fire hazard: None. Railroad shipping regulations: None. senega snakeroot. See Senega. ..."
2. Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants: A Book of Valuable Information for by Arthur Robert Harding (1908)
"OTHER COMMON NAMES— senega snakeroot, Seneca- root, rattlesnake-root, mountain flax. HABITAT AND RANGE—Rocky woods and hillsides are the favorite haunts of ..."
3. The Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America: (The United States by United States Pharmacopoeial Convention (1820)
"AVERAGE DOSE—Metric, 0.0003 Gm.—Apothecaries, SENEGA Senega Seneg.—Seneca Snakeroot senega snakeroot The dried roots of Polygala Senega Linné (Fam. ..."