Definition of Tanacetum balsamita
1. Noun. Tansy-scented Eurasian perennial herb with buttonlike yellow flowers; used as potherb or salad green and sometimes for potpourri or tea or flavoring; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum.
Terms within: Costmary
Group relationships: Genus Tanacetum, Tanacetum
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
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Literary usage of Tanacetum balsamita
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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"tanacetum balsamita, L.—Cockayne, ii. 377, iii. 320. ... tanacetum balsamita, L.—Lyte. Prior, p. 53. Cotton, Petty. A general name for Gnaphalium and allied ..."
2. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science ... with French and Other by Robley Dunglison (1860)
"It is used for the same purposes as tansey, ie as a stimulant, vermifuge, &c. BALSAMITA SUAVEOLENS, tanacetum balsamita — b. ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1894)
"5), calls attention to a nervine—Pyrethrum tanacetum (tanacetum balsamita, Balsamita vulgaris ; Costmary)—held in high repute in Russian popular medicine ..."