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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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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.
The plants of the genera Aristolochia and Asarum became the interesting topic for the phytochemical and pharmaceutical researchers since the discovery of aristolochic acid derivatives.
Growth-Inhibiting and morphostructural effects of constituents identified in Asarum heterotropoides root on human intestinal bacteria.
Contract award: if and redevelopment east lycke asarum 3:19.
Some of the TCMs contained plants of the genus Ephedra and Asarum.
If you have such an area, then why not carpet it with the dark, glossy leaves of Asarum europaeum, or Lily of the Valley, whose white, bell-shaped flowers are sufficient reward for its invasiveness.
Aesculus glabra, Comus racemosa, and Ulmus americana (Table 1), Asarum canadense, Impatiens capensis, Laportea canadensis, and Lysimachia nummularia (Table 2).
Zum Feinbau der Siebrohren-Plastiden von Aristolochia und Asarum (Aristolochiaceae) Planta.
serpentaria, asarum canadense, wild ginger) VERY LIKELY HAZARDOUS: Banned in other countries, FDA warning, or adverse effects in studies Comfrey (Symphytum Abnormal liver function or FDA advised industry officinale, ass damage, often irreversible; to remove from market ear, black root, deaths reported.
Banned in asarum canadense, wild seven European ginger) countries and Egypt, Japan, and Venezuela.
Asarum europaeu - which comes from a herb family known for its anti-cancer properties and for enhancing the immune system.