manroot


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Noun1.manroot - tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial having an enormous starchy rootmanroot - tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial having an enormous starchy root; sometimes held to be source of the sweet potato
morning glory - any of various twining vines having funnel-shaped flowers that close late in the day
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Katherine discovers the ginseng, the manroot, and other secrets of the foothills; she discovers herself as a natural healer who has inherited this gift from her Navajo Indian mother.
Wrinkled as an old man's face, a mature wild ginseng root grows long and tapered, often with arm- and leg-like forks that give it the nickname "manroot." Ginseng has been used for centuries in Asia as an aphrodisiac and a general tonic, properties reflected in its genus name, Panax, which means "cure all," as in "panacea." Native Americans used ginseng to treat coughs and fevers.
Habeck and Manroot (1987) summarized the knowledge and skill competencies needed by rehabilitation counselors within disability management to include: (a) clinical and other direct service needs; (b) administrative skills; and (c) organizational skills.