Aethusa


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Related to Aethusa: Aethusa cynapium, Fools Cicely
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Noun1.Aethusa - fool's parsleyAethusa - fool's parsley      
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Apiaceae, carrot family, family Apiaceae, family Umbelliferae, Umbelliferae - plants having flowers in umbels: parsley; carrot; anise; caraway; celery; dill
Aethusa cynapium, fool's parsley, lesser hemlock - European weed naturalized in America that resembles parsley but causes nausea and poisoning when eaten
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They give his descent thus: Apollo and Aethusa, daughter of Poseidon, had a son Linus, to whom was born Pierus.
Remedies: Abelmoschus, Acetic Acid, Aethusa, Ailanthus, Anantherum, Argemon, Asclepias, Tuberosa, Baptisia, Benzoic Acid, Bryonia, Carbo Vegetabilis, Carnegia gigantean, Chamomilla, Doryphora, Euphrasia, Gallic Acid, Gambogia, Helleborus, Hyoscyamus, Ipecac, Lycopus, Mancinella, Nux Moschata, Nux Vomica, Paris, Petroleum, Polystyrene, Podophyllum, Pyrogenium, Rheum, Rhus Tox, Sacchrum Album, Sulphuricum Acidum, Thyroidinum, Veratrum Veride, Viscum.
Aethusa cynapium L; Fool's Parsley; Roadside to edge of woods along Hunt and Salisbury Roads; Infrequent but locally abundant; C = 0; BSUH 13305.