from the town there are warm medicinal springs.
Ginseng is an important medicinal plant.
It is still believed to possess certain medicinal virtue.
Organic Chemistry While inorganic chemistry was primarily developed through the study of minerals - a connexion still shown by the French appellation chimie minerale - organic chemistry owes its origin to the investigation of substances occurring in the vegetable and animal organisms. The quest of the alchemists for the philosopher's stone, and the almost general adherence of the iatrochemists to the study of the medicinal characters and preparation of metallic compounds, stultified in some measure the investigation of vegetable and animal products.
During the next three decades (1861-1891) the law was extended, and methylated spirit was duty-free for all purposes except for use as beverages and internal medicinal applications.
There is a medicinal spring, the water of which is called "Sanicula" water.
Immediately, the second woman reappeared with a small basket full of medicinal wares.
The country abounds in medicinal plants.
three), as well as to the use of prayers as amulets, medicinal charms, and so on.
The hallway smelled medicinal and clean, like the antiseptic-laced air of a hospital mixed with pine cleaner.
The products of the territorial coast lands are sugar, cotton, tobacco, maize, palm oil, coffee, fine woods and medicinal plants.
A few of the medicinal plants are ginseng, pleurisy root, snake root, blood root, blue flag and marshmallow.
Marco Polo refers to the oil springs of Baku towards the end!of the 13th century; the medicinal properties of the oil of Tegernsee in Bavaria gave it the name of " St Quirinus's Oil " in 1436; the oil of Pechelbronn, Elsass, was discovered in 1498, and the " earthbalsam " of Galicia was known in 1506.
It is celebrated for its medicinal waters, of which the Alexisbrunnen, a ferruginous spring, is used for drinking, while the Selkebrunnen supplies the baths, which are of use in feminine disorders.
The Brazilian flora is also rich in medicinal and aromatic plants, dye-woods, and a wide range of gum and resin-producing shrubs and trees.
The distillation of petroleum, especially of such as was intended for medicinal use, was regularly carried on in the 18th century, and earlier.
The scientific study of salts dates from this period, especial interest being taken in those compounds which possessed a medicinal or technical value.
The sea produces three different seals, which often ascend rivers from the coast, and can live in lagoons of fresh water; many cetaceans, besides the " right whale " and sperm whale; and the dugong, found on the northern shores, which yields a valuable medicinal oil.
Since many of these thermal springs possess great medicinal value, Japan may become one of the worlds favorite health-resorts, There are more than a hundred spas, some hot, some cold, which, being easily accessible and highly efficacious, are largely visited by the Japanese.
There are about thirty species of medicinal plants, twelve used for condiments, and twelve for dyes and tanning.
The term "herb" is also used of those herbaceous plants, which possess certain properties, and are used for medicinal purposes, for flavouring or garnishing in cooking, and also for perfumes.
In its medicinal use glycerin is an excellent solvent for such substances as iodine, alkaloids, alkalis, &c., and is therefore used for applying them to diseased surfaces, especially as it aids in their absorption.
There are mineral springs, mostly medicinal waters, in Greenbrier, Summers, Webster, Ohio and Preston counties.
The natural products of Peru include rubber, cabinet woods in great variety, cinchona or Peruvian bark and other medicinal products, various fibres, and guano.
Owing to the beautiful woods which surround it and its medicinal waters Cleves has become a favourite summer resort.
In the following year he started practice as a physician in London, and in 1756 he published a work on medicinal waters, the properties of which he had studied on the continent and at Bath.
They appear in a document dating from 1341, where they are called "the Auschowitzer springs belonging to the abbey of Tepl;" but it was only through the efforts of Dr Josef Nehr, the doctor of the abbey, who from 1779 until his death in 1820 worked hard to demonstrate the curative properties of the springs, that the waters began to be used for medicinal purposes.
Saturn for lead, Venus for copper, and Mars for iron, and the belief that the colours of flowers ' The Egyptians believed that the medicinal virtues of plants were due to the spirits who dwelt within them.
are the medicinal springs of Sibul, to which large numbers of patients from the neighbouring provinces come.
New Paphos became the administrative capital of the whole island in Ptolemaic and Roman days, as well as the head of one of the four Roman districts; it was also a flourishing commercial city in the time of Strabo, and famous for its oil, and for "diamonds" of medicinal power.
Antimonial, bismuth and arsenical compounds were assiduously studied, a direct consequence of their high medicinal importance; mercurial and silver compounds were investigated for the same reason.
It is an account of a little garden that he used to tend with his own hands, and is largely made up of descriptions of the various herbs he grows there and their medicinal and other uses.
LEECH, the common name of members of the Hirudinea, a division of Chaetopod worms. It is doubtful whether the medicinal leech, Hirudo medicinalis, which is rarer in England than on the continent of Europe, or the horse leech, Aulastoma gulo, often confused with it, has the best right to the original possession of this name.
The capital, Aguascalientes, named from the medicinal hot springs near it, is a flourishing commercial and manufacturing city.
The compounds of mercury attracted considerable attention, mainly on account of their medicinal properties; mercuric oxide and corrosive sublimate were known to pseudo-Geber, and the nitrate and basic sulphate to " Basil Valentine."
Of the medicinal plants, the best-known products are ipecacuanha., sarsaparilla, copaiba, jaborandi and cinchona, but this is only a part of the list.
It contains many mountains volcanic in origin (Plomb du Cantal, Puy de Dome, Mont Dore), fertile valleys such as that of Limagne, vast pasturelands, and numerous medicinal springs.
The exports cover a wide range of agricultural, pastoral and natural productions, including coffee, rubber, sugar, cotton, cocoa, Brazil nuts, mate (Paraguay tea), hides, skins, fruits, gold, diamonds, manganese ore, cabinet woods and medicinal leaves, roots and resins.
In '724 Hermann Boernaave referred to the oleum terrae of Burma, and "Barbados tar" was then well known as a medicinal agent.
Rotorua attracts many visitors on account of the beauty and scientific interest of the locality and the bathing in its various medicinal springs.
The medicinal preparations which required the aid of a furnace, such as mineral earths, were undertaken by the chymists, who probably derived their name from the Alchymists, who flourished from the 14th to the 16th centuries.
Herbs with healing properties were kept in her temple, and also snakes, the usual symbol of the medicinal art.
Aromatic and medicinal herbs, of which the state has several hundred distinct species, have been obtained in larger, quantities than from any other state in the Union.
The active growth of the petroleum industry of the United States began in 1859, though in the early part of the century the petroleum of Lake Seneca, N.Y., was used as an embrocation under the name of " Seneca oil," and the "American Medicinal Oil" of Kentucky was largely sold after its discovery in 1829.
A few medicated soaps are prepared for internal use, among which are croton soap and jalap soap, both gentler cathartics than the uncompounded medicinal principles.
Others (in addition to some already mentioned) are medicinal; as the palms, calabash, manchineel, pepper, fustic and a long list of cathartics, caustics, emetics, astringents, febrifuges, vermifuges, diuretics and tonics.
A valuable medicinal glucoside named salicin (q.v.) is also extracted from the bark.
24) are of economic importance, as they contain a vesicant substance used for raising medicinal blisters on the human skin.
Bath Springs are located just outside the borough limits; though not so famous as they were early in the 18th century, these springs are still well known for the medicinal properties of their chalybeate waters.
The town owes its rise to the discovery of the medicinal springs by Dudley, Lord North, in 1606.
It is largely consumed in Bolivia and Matto Grosso, where it is used in the preparation of a beverage which has excellent medicinal properties.
The medicinal properties of the sulphur water were discovered, or perhaps rediscovered, in 1732 by a famous Welsh writer, the Rev. Theophilus Evans, then vicar of Llangammarch (to which living Llanwrtyd was a chapelry till 1871).
==Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics of Alcohol== Alcohol is of great medicinal value as a solvent, being used to form solutions of alkaloids, resins, volatile oils, iodoform, &c. In strength of about 10% and upwards it is an antiseptic. If applied to the skin it rapidly evaporates, thereby cooling the skin and diminishing the amount of sweat excreted.
There are many over the counter medicinal products that relieve itching upon application.
Although western medicine can effectively treat these conditions, some people opt for natural home treatments prior to relying on medicinal products.
Aloe Vera: The much loved aloe Vera plant has plenty of medicinal uses, including serving as a very popular sunburn cure.
White welts accompanied by severe itching may require medicinal help for itch relief.
The principal manufactures of Georgetown are cotton and cotton-seed oil, and planing-mill products.* In Page Park are mineral springs, whose waters have medicinal qualities similar to the famous Karlsbad waters.
Aloes is a medicinal substance used as a purgative and produced from various species of aloe, such as A.
The first two are those commonly used for medicinal purposes.
The lign-aloes is quite different from the medicinal aloes.
But the excommunication was on all hands regarded as being "medicinal" in its character.
Its medicinal uses depend on the contained benzoic acid.
Medicinal plants, as the castor-oil plant and aloe, come to perfection without culture; and coffee, indigo, cotton and tobacco are also of spontaneous growth.
It is indebted for its rise and importance to its medicinal springs, and is the principal inland watering-place in the north of England.
Blue flag, snake root, ginseng, lobelia, tansy, wormwood, wintergreen, pleurisy root, plantain, burdock, sarsaparilla and horehound are among its medicinal plants.
Glauber (De natura salium, 1658), who prepared it by the action of oil of vitriol or sulphuric acid on common salt, and, ascribing to it many medicinal virtues, termed it sal mirabile Glauberi.
Apothecaries may secure a licence to sell liquors for purely medicinal purposes upon a petition signed by twentyfive reputable free-holders and twenty-five reputable women.
The elder Pliny described about a thousand plants, many of them famous for their medicinal virtues.
The descriptions in these early works were encumbered with much medicinal detail, including speculations as to the virtues of plants.
They were at first appropriated chiefly to the cultivation of medicinal plants.
Medicinal uses were ascribed to the species, but none appear to have any marked properties in this respect.
Imports consist of cotton, linen and woollen fabrics, hardware, cutlery and machinery, kerosene, glass and earthenware; and the exports of cattle, sugar, tobacco, coffee, coco-nuts and fibre, dividivi and dye-woods, vegetable ivory, rubber, hides and skins, medicinal forest products, gold, silver and platinum.
Several other works appeared after his death, among them The General History of the Air designed and begun (1692); a "collection of choice remedies," Medicinal Experiments (1692-1698); and A Free Discourse against Customary Swearing (1695).
There are medicinal springs similar in their properties to those of Cheltenham.
Of the 114 species of trees and cabinet-woods, 17 of oil-bearing plants, and over 60 of medicinal plants and dyewoods indigenous to Mexico, by far the larger part are represented in the tierras calientes.
It is also found in small quantities in sea-water, in some seaweeds, and in various mineral and medicinal springs.
The essential part of the medicinal treatment of this condition is the administration of iodides, which are able to decompose the insoluble albuminates of lead which have become locked up in the tissues, rapidly causing their degeneration, and to cause the excretion of the poisonous metal by means of the intestine and the kidneys.
The acetates constitute a valuable group of medicinal agents, the potassium salt being most frequently employed.
Fruits, grain and medicinal plants are obtained in great abundance, especially where the soil is largely of volcanic origin, as in the Altos and Sierra Madre.
In the same way the physic garden presents the names of the medicinal herbs, and the cemetery (p) those of the trees, apple, pear, plum, quince, &c., planted there.
The greater number of these substances are of considerable medicinal value; this aspect is treated generally in the article Pharmacology.
Reference should also be made to the articles on the individual alkaloids for further details as to their medicinal and chemical properties.
The former was famed in ancient times for its medicinal plants, and at its foot are the celebrated hot springs, near the town of Aedepsus (mod.
The taste is mucilaginous, sweetish and slightly bitter and aromatic. The root is frequently forked, and it is probably owing to this circumstance that medicinal properties were in the first place attributed to it, its resemblance to the body of a man being supposed to indicate that it could restore virile power to the aged and impotent.
Its chief industry is the manufacture of tweeds and fine yarns, which, together with the fame of its medicinal springs, brought the burgh into prominence towards the end of the 18th century.
Some bitters, although possessing tonic properties, may be regarded as beverages pure and simple, notwithstanding the fact that they are seldom consumed in an undiluted state; others again, are obviously medicinal preparations and should be treated as such.
There are medicinal springs and large deposits of sulphur.
This plant, credited with wonderful medicinal and aromatic properties, has not been certainly identified with any existing species.
drias), which now grows freely in Cyrenaica, though it has medicinal properties, has not those ascribed to silphium.
Little more is known of his life than that he resided successively in Vienna, Salzburg, Frankfurt and Cologne before settling in Holland, where he made his living chiefly by the sale of secret chemical and medicinal preparations.
Tibet produces a large number of medicinal plants much prized by the medical profession in China and Mongolia, among others the Cordyceps sinensis, the Coptis teeta, Wall., and Pickorhiza kuwoa, Royle, &c. Rhubarb is also found in great quantities in eastern Tibet and Amdo; it is largely exported for European use, but does not appear to be used medicinally in the country.
The salt springs were known in the 9th century, and their medicinal properties were recognized in the 16th, but it was only during the 19th century that Kissingen became a popular resort.
The most famous product of Lemnos is the medicinal earth, which is still used by the natives.
Even to-day the ignorant peasantry of many European countries, Russia, Galicia and elsewhere, believe that all disease is the work of demons, and that medicinal herbs owe their curative properties to their being the materialized forms of benevolent spirits.
1567) the queen visited her husband at Glasgow and proposed to remove him to Craigmillar Castle, where he would have the benefit of medicinal baths; but instead of this resort he was conveyed on the last day of the month to the lonely and squalid shelter of the residence which was soon to be made memorable by his murder.
The oil is obtained from the seeds by two principal methods - expression and decoction - the latter process being largely used in India, where the oil, on account of its cheapness and abundance is extensively employed for illuminating as well as for other domestic and medicinal purposes.
These means are such as the digging of wells, planting medicinal herbs, and trees for shade, sending out of missionaries, appointment of special officers to supervise charities, and so on.
According to Chinese legend, the virtues of tea were discovered by the Emperor Chinnung, 2137 B.C., to whom all agricultural and medicinal knowledge is traced.
C. i treats of the finding of good water; c. 2 of rainwater and rivers - rivers in various countries; c. 3 of hot springs, mineral waters, with an account of the chief medicinal springs of the world; c. 4 of selection of water by observation and experiment; c. 5 of instruments for levelling used by aqueduct engineers; c. 6 of construction of aqueducts, pipes of lead, clay, &c., and other matter on the subject of water-supply.
Garlic possesses stimulant and stomachic properties, and was of old, as still sometimes now, employed as a medicinal remedy.
The medicinal mineral springs (Bethesda, White Rock, &c.) are widely known.
St Mungo's College, Glasgow, incorporated in 1889 under a Board of Trade licence, has medicinal and law faculties, and Anderson's College Medical School, Glasgow, was instituted in 1887.
It sometimes attains a height of 6 ft.; its horn, which is much prized by the natives for medicinal purposes,.
In 1908 an international commission that met at Shanghai passed resolutions inviting all the states there represented to take measures for the gradual suppression of the manufacture, sale and distribution of opium, except for medicinal purposes.
MORPHINE, the chief alkaloid of opium, to which the medicinal action of the former is mainly due.
At Ilija, south of the town, are warm springs much prized for their medicinal properties.
This feature is especially intelligible when the waters have medicinal qualities.
Aesculapius (§ 13) - much in the same way as Hercules has contests with serpents and dragons, becomes the patron of medicinal springs, and by marrying the serpent Echidna was the ancestor of the snakeworshipping Scythians.
White Sulphur Springs, in Greenbrier county, impregnated with sulphur, with therapeutic application in jaundice, dyspepsia, &c.; Alleghany Springs, in Montgomery (disambiguation)|Montgomery county, calcareous and earthy, purgative and diuretic; Rawley Springs in Rockingham county, Sweet Chalybeate Springs in Alleghany county, and Rockbridge Alum Springs in Rockbridge county, classed as iron springs and reputed of value as tonics, and the thermal springs, Healing Springs (88° F.) and Hot Springs (Iio F.), both in Bath (disambiguation)|Bath county are noted medicinal springs.
There are now no medicinal uses of this substance.
furnish a highly effervescent water of considerable medicinal and commercial value.
It is prepared by boiling the needles in a solution of soda to remove the resin, which process loosens the fibre and renders its separation easy; it has some resemblance to coarse wool, and is spun and woven into blankets and garments that are said to be warm and durable; it is also used for stuffing cushions; an essential oil, obtained by a previous distillation of the leaves, has medicinal virtues attributed to it by some German practitioners.
Excessive drinking is said to lead to skin and other diseases, but per contra many medicinal virtues are ascribed to the preparation.
As it does not depress the heart when used in medicinal doses, it may be given to patients suffering from cardiac disease.
As the plant grows older, a species of fluid is secreted in the hollow joints, in which a concrete substance once highly valued in the East for its medicinal qualities, called tabaxir or tabascheer, is gradually developed.
As a medicinal agent the bamboo is entirely inert, and it has never been received into the European materia medica.
Portugal abounds in hot and medicinal springs, such as those of Caldas de Monchique, Caldas da Rainha and Vidago.
Coca is highly esteemed by the natives, who masticate the leaf, and is also an article of export for medicinal purposes.
Rubber and medicinal products are also exported.
Bohemia possesses over two hundred mineral springs, but only a few are used for medicinal purposes.
A small quantity of petroleum is obtained from thirteen wells in St Clair county in the east part of the lower peninsula; and the mineral waters at Mount Clemens, Benton Harbor and Alma are of considerable commercial value for medicinal purposes.
There are medicinal springs in the vicinity.
The "syrup" employed for medicinal purposes consists of a concentrated or saturated solution of refined sugar in distilled water.
The medicinal properties of the juice have been recognized from a very early period.
A small amount of morphine and codeine is also manufactured in India for medicinal use.
The quantity of morphine that any one may legally possess, and then only for medicinal purposes, is in India 10 grams, and in Burma five.
See Bentley and Trimen, Medicinal Plants (1880); Watt, Dictionary of Economic Products of India, under "Manna" (1891).
By the latter he was recommended to Dr Thomas Beddoes, who was in 1798 establishing his Medical Pneumatic Institution at Bristol for investigating the medicinal properties of various gases.
High on the barren crest of the Pennines, where the rocks yield no mineral wealth, except it be medicinal waters, Harrogate, Buxton and Matlock are types of health resorts, prosperous from their pure air and fine scenery.
high and has abundant pendent red blossoms. The flowers and the leaves of this plant are highly prized for medicinal purposes.
The kat plant, a medicinal herb which has a tonic quality, is largely grown in the Harrar province.
The medicinal properties of cupreine and homoquinine are of no practical importance.
Lithium salts render the urine alkaline and are in virtue of their action diuretic. They are much prescribed for acute or chronic gout, and as a solvent to uric acid calculi or gravel, but their action as a solvent of uric acid has been certainly overrated, as it has been shown that the addition of medicinal doses of lithium to the blood serum does not increase the solubility of uric acid in it.
In medicinal use they should therefore be always freely diluted.
Apart from its share in the agricultural interests of the surrounding region, - devoted mainly to Indian corn, small grains and fruits, - the entire economy of Eureka Springs centres in its medicinal springs, more than forty of which, lying within the corporate limits, are held in trust by the city for the free use of the public. The temperature of the springs varies from about 57° F.
There are various medicinal preparations.
Fortunately good water is tolerably plentiful; for, though the wells are mostly undrinkable, and even the famous Zamzam water only available for medicinal or religious purposes, the underground conduit from beyond Arafa, completed by Sultan Selim II.
There are two medicinal preparations: (1) Acidum sulphuricum dilutum, containing 13.65% of hydrogen sulphate, (2) acidum sulphuricum aromaticum (elixir of vitriol), containing'alcohol, spirit of cinnamon and ginger and 13.8% of hydrogen sulphate.
UROTROPIN (hexamethylenetetramine), known also in the United States under the name Uritone, a medicinal preparation due to the action of ammonia on formaldehyde.
There are medicinal springs in the town, and deposits of liquid bitumen in the neighbouring hills.
A large part of the water bottled is medicinal: hence the high average price per gallon ($0.99 in 1907 when 514,366 gallons were sold, valued at $507,746, only 2% being table waters).
In the city there are medicinal and thermal springs, and water at a temperature of 98104° F.
The provision of the law permitting the sale of whisky for medicinal, scientific or mechanical purposes was repealed by a law of 1909 prohibiting the sale, manufacture or barter of spirituous, malt, vinous or any other intoxicating liquors within the state.
(From Bentley and Trimen's Medicinal Plants, by permission of J.
More than one-third of the district lies under jungle, which yields gum, medicinal fruit and nuts, edible fruits, lac, honey and the blossoms of the mahuci tree (Bassia latifolia), which are eaten by the poorer classes, and used for the manufacture of a kind of spirit.
It forms several hydrates, the medicinal value of which was recognized in very remote times.
Various people have tried, generally for exhibition purposes, how long they could fast from food with the aid merely of water or some medicinal preparation; but these exhibitions cannot be held to have proved anything of importance.
There are valuable vegetable dye-stuffs, medicinal plants (especially sarsaparilla, copaiba and ipecacuanha), cabinet and building timber (mahogany, &c.), india-rubber, tropical fruits (especially bananas), and various palms; fish are economically important - the name Panama is said to have meant in an Indian dialect " rich in fish " - and on the Pacific coast, oysters and pearl " oysters " (Meleagrina californica) - the headquarters of the pearl fishery is the city of San Miguel on the largest of the Pearl Islands, and Coiba Island.
Among the Romans branches of coral were hung around children's necks to preserve them from danger, and the substance had many medicinal virtues attributed to it.
Perhaps the most valuable of all the medicinal applications of turpentine, and one which is rarely, if ever, mentioned in therapeutic textbooks - owing to the fact that gynaecology has been so extremely specialized - is in inoperable cancer of the uterus.
Schwarzes Bilsenkraut, Hiihnertod, Saubohne and Zigeuner-Korn or "gipsies' corn"), the common name of the plant Hyoscyamus niger, a member of the natural order Solanaceae, indigenous to Britain, found wild in waste places, on rubbish about villages and old castles, and cultivated for medicinal use in various counties in the south and east of England.
See Bentley and Trumen, Medicinal Plants, 194 (1880).
Both medicinal and flowering plants are exceptionally abundant; a few of the former are ginseng, snakeroot, bloodroot, hore-hound, thoroughwort, redroot (Ceanothus Americanus), horse mint and wild flax, and prominent among the latter are jessamines, azaleas, lilies, roses, violets, honey-suckle and golden-rod.
Several of these are sulphurous and medicinal, and have been found efficacious in skin diseases and in internal complaints.
Diseases and distrubances of the ordinary functions of the organs were attributed to the influence of planets or explained as due to conditions observed in a constellation or in the position of a star; and an interesting survival of this bond between astrology and medicine is to be seen in the use up to the present time of the sign of Jupiter 4., which still heads medicinal prescriptions, while, on the other hand, the influence of planetary lore appears in the assignment of the days of the week to the planets, beginning with Sunday, assigned to the sun, and ending with Saturday, the day of Saturn.
by rail), on the river, besides being the centre of mining and agricultural industries, is a favourite health resort on account of its hot medicinal springs.
At the present day most textbooks dealing with medicinal agents and treatment devote a large part of their space to pharmacology, and a corresponding change has taken place in the teaching of the subject in universities and medical schools.
Of numerous medicinal herbs ginseng is the most important.
The medicinal and intoxicating properties of hemp have probably been known in Oriental countries from a very early period.
The medicinal and dietetic use of hemp spread through India, Persia and Arabia in the early middle ages.
Its modern medicinal use is chiefly due to trials by Dr O'Shaughnessy in Calcutta (1838-1842).
In the districts last named well-wooded hills rise above 300 ft., and this is an especially favoured residential quarter, its popularity being formerly increased by the presence of medicinal springs, discovered in 1640, on Sydenham Common.
Under the Regulations all medicinal feed additives had to be licensed.
A medicinal herb used for treating anemia, stemming internal bleeding, skin and hair problems.
Perez C, In vitro antibacterial activity of Argentine folk medicinal plants against Salmonella typhi.
Therefore caution is advised when combining apomorphine with other medicinal products, especially those with a narrow therapeutic range.
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Its smell is more medicinal than green cardamom with a hint of pine smoke.
pale catechu, which has similar medicinal properties, is derived from the unrelated plant Uncaria gambir Roxb., fam.
The first, three lectures on medicinal chemistry, will be given to Part III students toward the end of this term.
Uses medicinal, herbal dyestuffs, aromatic and culinary.
Widely used for food coloring, medicinal, culinary, herbal dyestuffs and cosmetic uses.
Plants for the Future A resource center for rare and unusual plants, particularly those which have edible, medicinal or other uses.
Snow Quartz crystals have been used since ancient times as powerful healing objects and meditation tools, and to make medicinal elixirs.
excipients in the label and package leaflet of medicinal products for human use.
Slightly reduced aromas of kirsch, raspberry and licorice, with a medicinal austerity from the sizable cabernet franc component.
A herb garret was also erected for drying and storing medicinal herbs.
Guaiacum officinale L. Lignum Vitae This species yields lignum vitae wood from which is obtained the medicinal resin guaiacum officinale L. Lignum Vitae This species yields lignum vitae wood from which is obtained the medicinal resin guaiacum.
A tea can be made from the dried leaves, also a medicinal herb.
Colorful and aromatic medicinal herbs are planted in curvaceous beds with sweeping, fluid shapes.
A small Herb garden based on Colonial Williamsburg gives an impression of the medicinal, culinary and perfumed plants used by 18th century herbalists.
No data on the concomitant use with other medicinal products (including interferon) are available.
medicinal leeches, for example, once a well used cure for all types of diseases are now a threatened species.
Thousands of patients are already using medicinal marijuana, despite its illegality.
marijuana cultivation for medicinal purposes.
marijuana for medicinal purposes.
Cinnamon Cinnamon has many medicinal uses aside from being great for various pastries.
medicinal used for Kidney and Bladder stones, as an antiseptic, diuretic and Laxative herb.
In the fall, the seeds are a favorite food of goldfinches and an important medicinal for people.
medicinal chemistry of drugs acting on enzymes.
medicinal products for human use is excluded from the Mental Capacity Bill.
medicinal plants defines a complete set.
Hardy to USDA Zone 7. Leaf stem eaten cooked or raw, Rhizome considered medicinal.
It has been designated as an orphan medicinal product.
If necessary, the dosage of the antihyperglycaemic medicinal product should be adjusted during therapy with the other medicinal product and on its discontinuation.
midsummer's night is thought to have medicinal qualities.
Most of the addicts in Kirkby who have od 'd may still be alive today had they been put on medicinal heroin.
The medicinal uses od wild plants thus remain ultimately paradoxical, and their underlying complexity, wonderful and often unacknowledged.
These were the recycling of animal waste, biological medicinal products, research, and the use of ruminant offal in baby food.
Extra virgin olive oil is particularly well known and used for its medicinal and therapeutic benefits.
orphan medicinal product.
The medicinal herb damiana has clearly paternal inheritance  as does kiwi  .
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Aston, B.C. (1923) The poisonous, suspected and medicinal plants of New Zealand.
rarity of the disease it has not been possible to obtain complete information on this medicinal product.
The nose is most typical of the make, full-bodied, medicinal, briny, slightly carbolic and lemon sherbet.
You apply different colored medicinal chakra muds to specific areas of your bodies whilst you gently inhale steam infused with pure herbs.
In countries such as Turkey and Cyprus, the leaves are used in preparing medicinal remedies to soothe and reduce swellings and inflammations.
Walnut catsup embodies the medicinal virtues of the unripe nuts.
A chalybeate spring, at Wares Farm, was formerly in repute for medicinal virtues.
Among the more noted medicinal springs are: classed as calcareous and earthy, Sweet Springs, 74Ã‚° F., in Monroe (disambiguation)|Monroe county, diuretic and diaphoretic; and Berkeley Springs, 74Ã‚° F., in Morgan county, reputed restorative in neuralgic cases, and as containing sulphur; Salt Sulphur Springs, in Monroe county, of value in scrofula and skin diseases.
It was not on a highroad, but on a branch between the Via Appia at Minturnae and the Via Latina that of the seeds, From Bentley and Trimen, Medicinal Plants, by permission of W hich range J.
In former days this was the prevalent poplar in Britain, and the timber was employed for the purposes to which that of other species is applied, but has been superseded by P. monilifera and its varieties; it probably furnished the poplar wood of the Romans, which, from its lightness and soft tough grain, was in esteem for shield-making; in continental Europe it is still in some request; the bark, in Russia, is used for tanning leather, while in Kamchatka it is sometimes ground up and mixed with meal; the gum secreted by the buds was employed by the old herbalists for various medicinal purposes, but is probably nearly inert; the cotton-like down of the seed has been converted into a kind of vegetable felt, and has also been used in paper-making.
77-7 8 Dioscorides of Anazarba, in Cilicia, wrote his great work on materia medica, which still remains the most important work on the plants and drugs used in ancient times (of which about 400 were enumerated) and until the 17th century was held as the most valuable guide to medicinal plants and drugs extant.
Among indigenous shrubs and vines are the blackberry, dewberry, strawberry, yellow jasmine, mistletoe and poisonoak; and among medicinal herbs are horehound, ginger and peppermint.
Besides the attractions of its scenery Derbyshire possesses, in Buxton, Matlock and Bakewell, three health resorts in much favour on account of their medicinal springs.
Soap both as a medicinal and as a cleansing agent was known to Pliny (H.N.
ALKAHEST (a pseudo-Arabic word believed to have been invented by Paracelsus), a liquid, much sought after by the alchemists, having the power of dissolving gold and every other substance, which it was supposed would possess invaluable medicinal qualities.
The term "herb" is also used of those herbaceous plants, which possess certain properties, and are used for medicinal purposes, for flavouring or garnishing in cooking, and also for perfumes (see Horticulture and Pharmacology).
The principal products of this class are india-rubber, mate, Brazil nuts, vegetable wax, palm fibre, cabinet woods, and medicinal leaves, roots, resins, &c. Before the discovery of the cheaper aniline colours, dye-woods were among the most valuable products of the country; in fact, Brazil derives her name from that of a dye-wood (Brazil-wood-Caesalpinia echinata), known as bresill, brasilly, bresilji, braxilis, or brasile long before the discovery of America (see Humboldt's Geographie du nouveau continent, tom.
Two of the most important results of the revival of learning were indeed such as are excluded from the scope of this brief sketch - namely, the reawakening of anatomy, which to a large extent grew out of the study of the works of Galen, and the investigation of medicinal plants, to which a fresh impulse was given by the revival of Dioscorides (A.D.
The principal mineral springs of medicinal value are those of Korbus and Hammam Lif (of remarkable efficacy in rheumatic and syphilitic affections and certain skin diseases), of the Jerid and Gafsa, of El Hamma, near Gabes, and of various sites in the Kroumir country.
Among the land plants may be noted the blue anemone; the ranunculus along the road-sides, with a strong perfume of violets; the Malta heath, which flowers at all seasons; Cynomorium coccineum, the curious " Malta fungus," formerly so valued for medicinal purposes that a guard was set for its preservation under the rule of the Knights; the pheasant's-eye; three species of mallow and geranium; Oxalis cernua, a very troublesome imported weed; Lotus edulis; Scorpiurus subvillosa, wild and cultivated as forage; two species of the horseshoe-vetch; the opium poppy; the yellow and claret-coloured poppy; wild rose; Cartaegus azarolus, of which the fruit is delicious preserved; the ice-plant; squirting cucumber; many species of Umbelliferae; Labiatae, to which the spicy flavour of the honey (equal to that of Mt Hymettus) is ascribed; snapdragons; broom-rape; glass-wort; Salsola soda, which produces when burnt a considerable amount of alkali; there are fifteen species of orchids; the gladiolus and iris are also found; Urginia scilla, the medicinal squill, abounds with its large bulbous roots near the sea; seventeen species of sedges and seventy-seven grasses have been recorded.
This led further to the medicinal use of fragments of the mummies themselves; and, finally, the starting-point was lost sight of, so that the dried or prepared flesh of criminals became one of the standard forms of mummy in the pharmacopoeia.
Sadler's Wells theatre, Rosebery Avenue, dating as a place of entertainment from 1683, preserves the name of a fashionable medicinal spring, music room and theatre, the last most notable in its connexion with the names of Joseph Grimaldi the clown and Samuel Phelps.
White Sulphur Springs, in Greenbrier county, impregnated with sulphur, with therapeutic application in jaundice, dyspepsia, &c.; Alleghany Springs, in Montgomery (disambiguation)|Montgomery county, calcareous and earthy, purgative and diuretic; Rawley Springs in Rockingham county, Sweet Chalybeate Springs in Alleghany county, and Rockbridge Alum Springs in Rockbridge county, classed as iron springs and reputed of value as tonics, and the thermal springs, Healing Springs (88Ã‚° F.) and Hot Springs (Iio F.), both in Bath (disambiguation)|Bath county are noted medicinal springs.
So far back as Basil Valentine and Paracelsus, antimonial preparations were in great vogue as medicinal agents, and came to be so much abused that a pro hibition was placed upon their employment by the Paris parlement in 1566.
Arabs have a great reverence for the bird, imparting to it marvellous medicinal and other qualities, and making use of its head in all their charms (cf.
Traces of quinidine are also sometimes, though rarely, found in commercial quinine, but its presence does not detract in a medicinal point of view from the value of the latter.
Apart from its share in the agricultural interests of the surrounding region, - devoted mainly to Indian corn, small grains and fruits, - the entire economy of Eureka Springs centres in its medicinal springs, more than forty of which, lying within the corporate limits, are held in trust by the city for the free use of the public. The temperature of the springs varies from about 57Ã‚° F.
In the city there are medicinal and thermal springs, and water at a temperature of 98104Ã‚° F.
This means that due to the rarity of the disease it has not been possible to obtain complete information on this medicinal product.
Uses: Culinary, medicinal, and repellent properties.
In addition, its sap was used for medicinal purposes like rubbing the body to cure rheumatic pain.
Being an account of their medicinal and other uses, chemical composition, pharmacological effects and toxicology in man and animal, 2nd edn.
There are tisanes and medicinal teas, white, green, jasmine, and black tea.
Many teas are believed to be medicinal and they can interact with prescription medications.
Before using medicinal teas consult with your health care provider.
Truly wonderful vodka will never have a medicinal odor and has a lovely soft, creamy taste and texture.
Home Herb carries a large selection of herbal capsules, medicinal herb tinctures, and nutritional products of all types.
You can grind ginger down, boil it, make it into a medicinal herb tincture or distil it into a helpful essential oil.
The chemical responsible for the health benefits of garlic, allicin, is deactivated during cooking so garlic should be eaten raw when taken for medicinal purposes.
While this herb has been consumed for thousands of years it can have side effects when taken in medicinal quantities, as well as having reactions with various medications.
Mix herbal tinctures into water and drink in appropriate doses for a medicinal effect.
Herbal tea draws the nutritional and medicinal goodness of herbs into water, providing you with their benefits in a soluble form.
Cooking with cayenne not only adds flavor to your food, but is a delicious way to benefit from its medicinal properties.
Prepare this remedy fresh each time you take it, because the medicinal compounds in garlic are released at the time that the clove is crushed.
These terpenoids are believed to be the medicinal component of the oil.
Using milk thistle is unique in that it cannot be taken effectively via a medicinal cup of tea like most other herbs.
Overall milk thistle has been used for medicinal purposes for over 2000 years because it has proven to be an effective and natural remedy.
Nicknamed the miracle plant or the natural healer, humankind has known of the medicinal uses of aloe vera for more then 4,000 years.
The gel is harvested and used for its medicinal qualities.
Used by early civilizations, the aloe vera plant is still a popular choice for medicinal use due to its many healing properties and therapeutic uses.
The first reference of the medicinal use of aloe vera was found on Sumarian clay tablets dating from between 2200-1700 BC.
There are, however, some scientists who believe the use of aloe vera for medicinal or therapeutic purposes may actually date back as far as 6,000 years to the early Egyptians.
Although there are numerous medicinal uses of aloe vera, anyone suffering from the following conditions should not ingest aloe.
The part of the acai palm used for actual medicinal purposes is only the root.
Herbal medicinal plants grow everywhere in the world, and range from wild plants to trees, shrubs and more.
Depending on the particular plant, the bark, flowers, roots or leaves may be used for medicinal purposes.
From common everyday ailments like swollen feet to unusual problems like eliminating fibroids naturally, herbal medicinal plants can help.
From wildflowers to trees, many plants provide medicinal properties.
The outer bark of the slippery elm tree is very rough, but the inner bark is softer and has all the medicinal powers.
Plant Botanic: Information about how frankincense has been used for spiritual, medicinal, and cosmetology purposes.
Many people consider it a weed and pull it out of their gardens every summer, but the cultivation and use of the plant for medicinal purposes flourishes in Canada and America.
Soaps, lotions and creams featuring cocoa butter evening of primrose oil make excellent skin hydrators and softeners, and may also offer medicinal value in treating a variety of conditions.
The medicinal value is best obtained by taking the oil and butter internally, in the form of dietary supplements or food products.
For medicinal value, take the oil internally.
Native Americans used thimbleberry and salmon berry bark, leaves and berries as medicinal teas for many ailments; use only the berries, since the leaves and bark are mildly poisonous unless harvested and prepared properly.
Sumac berries are typically harvested and made into a medicinal tea.
Primrose oil has a long history of medicinal use.
They are a significant medicinal module, used as an alternative to prescription formulas in the U.S. by individuals who prefer natural options to synthetic drugs.
The essential oil is extracted from the leaves through a steaming process and has been used for centuries by the Aborigines for a variety of medicinal purposes.
These include traditional aromatherapy herbs such as lavender, known for its soothing qualities, and other herbs normally taken internally for medicinal qualities, such as cinnamon, white willow bark, and chamomile.
One of the cautions about using aromatherapy products is that many of the herbs used, such as chamomile, are typically studied for their medicinal qualities when taken internally.
Peppermint and spearmint, two herbs listed as included in this company's products, provide pleasant tasting teas, flavor candies and desserts, and also have medicinal qualities; their aromas are stimulating rather than soothing.
The medicinal properties of burdock root also include reducing blood glucose levels and water retention.
It has been cultivated for both culinary and medicinal applications and is widely used worldwide.
Whether you are new to slippery elm or have been using it for years, the many medicinal benefits should keep this herb on your must have list.
Though used as a culinary vegetable in Japan, most of the rest of the world uses burdock root for medicinal purposes.
There are two main ways burdock root is sold for medicinal purposes.
The roots of the Echinacea purpurea, Echinacea angustifolia, and Echinacea pallida are harvested and extracted to make medicinal remedies.
Most herbs used for medicinal purposes affect the body's chemistry.
Fenugreek isn't just a medicinal herb; it is often used to season dishes.
People noticed that the roots, berries and leaves of various plants provided medicinal properties.
It has reputed medicinal properties said to heal anything from stomach problems to skin lesions.
You can use many of the medicinal herbs to make a tea.
Garlic has been used for its medicinal qualities for thousands of years.
Various parts of the buckwheat plant are used for both nutritional and medicinal reasons.
It's been depicted in folklore, used for centuries for food and medicinal purposes, and celebrated by many cultures all over the world.
Treatment options range from behavioral to medicinal, and may combine the two.
Although no prescriptions have been approved for use in medicinal treatment of crack abuse, cognitive behavior therapy has proven to be effective in treatment.
However, through extensive chemotherapy and alternative medicinal treatments, as well as testicular and brain surgery, he beat the cancer and came out stronger than ever.
Nudists believe in the naturalness of the naked body, and in the medicinal, therapeutic, or relaxing properties of unself-conscious social nudity.
This mummy had numerous tattoos, which were hypothesized as being used for medicinal cures, spiritual ceremonies, or indicating social status.
She had several tattoos believed to have had medicinal, spiritual, and social significance.
Root bark and fruits have medicinal properties.
Dogwoods were also valued for their medicinal properties.
Haematite: This black gem streaked and spotted with deep red is believed to have medicinal qualities, mainly the power to draw fever out of the body.
Full Circle Herbs is a company that specializes in medicinal teas, herbs, and natural body care products.
Gain a better understanding of medicinal herbs with the help of eMedicinal.
Choosing herb seeds that are organic ensures the healthiest seeds for medicinal and culinary use.
Offering a variety of certified organic garden and medicinal herb seeds, Organica Seed's products are fresh and healthy.
For centuries it has been used for cooking as well as for medicinal purposes by folk medicine practitioners.
There is no definitive scientific research that reveals the potentially dangerous effects that GMOs within food and medicinal products may have on humans and animals.
Canadian Seed Sanctuary: A charitable organization dedicated to preservation and promotion of edible and medicinal Canadian plants.
The company specializes in medicinal herb plants and even sells a tincture press.
Medicinal wines have aromatic and flavor overtones of chemicals usually found in liquor such as Single Malt Scotch.
The other group contains products that can be ingested in small quantities, but which are harmful if taken in large amounts, such as pharmaceuticals, medicinal herbs, or alcohol.
Medicinal herbs should be treated like pharmaceuticals and taken only in designated quantities under the supervision of a knowledgeable person.
Anodyne-A medicinal herb or other drug that relieves or soothes pain.
Stimulant drugs, in addition to their proper medicinal use, are subject to abuse.
Medicinal dosages of up to 1,000-2,000 mcg per day may be prescribed.
Alkaloid-A type of chemical commonly found in plants and often having medicinal properties.
Guaifenesin, the only medicinal product in common use as an expectorant, is an ingredient in many cough medicines, such as Anti-Tuss, Dristan Cold & Cough, Guaifed, GuaiCough, and some Robitussin products.
A calibrated medicinal teaspoon, not a household teaspoon, should be used to measure any medication.
Liquid forms of erythromycin should be administered with a medicinal teaspoon or other measuring device.
For liquid dosage forms, parents should always use a medicinal teaspoon or calibrated teaspoon.
For liquids, it is essential to use the proper measuring devices, such as a measuring dropper or medicinal teaspoon.
These preparations must be shaken well before use and measured with a medicinal teaspoon, not a household teaspoon.
Heroin, which is not approved for medicinal use in the United States, and codeine have been widely used to stop coughs.
Ayurvedic medicinal remedy: Gargling with a mixture of water, salt, and turmeric powder or astringents, such as alum, sumac, sage, and bayberry to ease a sore throat.
Chinese traditional medicinal remedies: Taking yin chiao (sometimes transliterated as yinquiao) tablets that contain honeysuckle and forsythia when symptoms appear as well as using natural herb loquat syrup for cough and sinus congestion.
The wound is washed thoroughly with medicinal soap and water.
Some products are specifically geared for medicinal purposes.
Traditional Brazilian medicine has been using the bark's medicinal properties for centuries.
As with any preparation taken for medicinal purposes, consumers would be wise to consult a health care professional for advice before taking Miracle Mineral products.
Similar in appearance to a grape, the berry has been used in the Amazon for hundreds of years for medicinal and health purposes.
Aromatherapy and homeopathic practitioners also use herb grinders to create fragrant or medicinal herbal mixtures to help improve the health and wellness of their patients.
There are scents that actually are known for their medicinal qualities.
Over recent years the need for fragrances to mask smells or as medicinal aids has diminished.
Celiac disease has no cure or medicinal treatment.
In addition to medicinal remedies - which are usually only used after all other remedies have been explored - the doctor can suggest other lifestyle changes which may get your child regular again.
Izzie found her medicinal mojo when she had to save a man with swelling using only power tools and assistance from his buddies.
Herbs: In addition to oils, you can add herbs to your soap to make it smell good or for medicinal purposes.
Since this medicinal plant only exists in one specific area of the world, supplying entire nations with it to treat the obesity epidemic is not realistic.
Endive Chicory Juice: The flowers, roots and seeds of the chicory plant are used for their medicinal affect for a variety of disorders including gallbladder.
For centuries honey has been highly regarded for its medicinal uses.
It has been used in cooking and for medicinal purposes for hundreds of years due to its flexibility and health benefits.
Vinegars are used for a variety of purposes, including cooking, medicinal uses, and in dieting.
Additionally, military members who perform sensitive duties may be limited in the types of medication and other medicinal therapies they are allowed to utilize while still maintaining their occupational status.
Additionally, the parents of children with special overnight needs (such as dietary or medicinal) may want to talk to the host parents before agreeing to send their child to an overnight party.
These range from medicinal agents to natural skin and beauty care products.
For medicinal use, tea tree oil-based antiseptic solutions and antiseptic creams and ointments are available.
For the concentrated forms, as well as other health items and medicinal aids, you may need to check out vitamin shops or health and nutrition stores.
Tea leaves, medicinal extracts, flowers, plants, fruit extracts, oat and grain derivatives, and herbs may be used to create unique soaps of different textures and scents.
In addition to being useful in cooking and cleaning, it also has medicinal properties.
In 1807 he produced a System of Comparative Surgery, in which surgery is regarded almost wholly from an anatomical and operative point of view, and there is little or no mention of the use of medicinal substances.
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