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(Elements & Compounds) the dried strong-scented root of the wild ginger plant: a flavouring agent and source of an aromatic oil used in perfumery, formerly used in medicine
[C19: via New Latin from Latin: hazelwort, from Greek asaron]
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Noun1.asarum - wild gingerAsarum - wild ginger        
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Aristolochiaceae, birthwort family, family Aristolochiaceae - family of birthworts (including wild ginger)
wild ginger - low-growing perennial herb with pungent gingery leaves and rhizomes
Asarum shuttleworthii, heartleaf, heart-leaf - wild ginger having persistent heart-shaped pungent leaves; West Virginia to Alabama
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henryi 9 Aristolochiaceae * Asarum caudigerum Hance 8 Piperaceae Pepemmia blanda (Jacquin) Kunth 2 * Piper betle L.
It is a product consisting of eight ingredients including Radix Ginseng Rubra , Herba Epimedii Brevicornus , Fructus Psoraleae , Fructus Lycii , Herba Ephedrae Sinicae , Asarum Heterotropoides , Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae , and Hirudo .
Anti-inflammatory and PPAR transactivational effects of secondary metabolites from the roots of Asarum sieboldii.
44) Qianjin yifang describes a course of treatment whereby the patient ingests with wine, in a square spoon, a powder made of pearl, realgar, cinnabar, dry ginger (qian jiang), centipede, cassia, aconite root (tianxiong]), Japanese star anise (mangcao fpQ), asarum sieboldii (xixin), and Shu pepper (Shu jiao).
saccharum 4 X X X X Actaea pachypoda* 7* X* X* X* Aesculus glabra 5 X X X X Ageratina altissima 2 X X X X Agrimonia parviflora 4 X X X ALLIARTA PETIOLATA -- X Allium tricoccum* 7* X* X* Anemone acutiloba* 8* X* X* X* Antennaria neglecta 3 X X Arisaema dracontium 5 X Arisaema triphyllum 4 X X X Asarum canadense 5 X X Asimina triloba 6 X X X X Aspenium platyneuron 3 X BERBER1S THUNBERGII -- X Boehmeria cylindrica 3 X X X X Brachyelytrum erectum 6 X Campanulastrum americanum 4 X Campsis radicans 1 X Cardamine concatenata 5 X Carex grayi 5 X Carex jamesii 4 X Carex laxiflora* 7* X* X* X* Carex tribuloides var.
Los demas generos de la familia se restringen al hemisferio norte, asi: Asarum se encuentra en Norteamerica, Europa y la franja templada de Asia; Saruma se restringe a China; y Thottea se encuentra en las regiones subtropicales y tropicales de Asia oriental.
Malaria was combated with/by means of various herbs like wormwood, southernwood, rue, asarum, gentian and Centaurium erythraea.
Remedies: Agaricus, Anacardiium, Anhalonium, Argentum Nitricum, Arsenicum Album, Asarum, Baryta Arsenica, Beilis Perenis, Calcarea Arsenica, Calcarea Nitrica, Causticum, Conium, Ferrum Arsenicum, Ignatia, Kali Arsenicum, Kali Nitricum, Natrum Arsenicum, Nitricum Acidumk Opium, Physostigma, Ruta, Sabina, Staphysagria, Tabaacum Viola Odorata.
Growth-Inhibiting and morphostructural effects of constituents identified in Asarum heterotropoides root on human intestinal bacteria.
Some of the TCMs contained plants of the genus Ephedra and Asarum.