dittany, used by the Indians as a remedy for various diseases.
dittany, dit′a-ni, n. a genus of aromatic perennial plants, formerly much used medicinally as a tonic.
Fraxinella, frak-si-nel′a, n. a common name for cultivated species of dittany.
The sacred plants of the goddess were, the willow, pomegranate, the dittany and the lily.
According to Virgil, Venus healed the wounded neas with dittany.