"I just saw a nice plant o' elecampane growin' back there," she said presently to her daughter.
The elecampane (I. Helenium) is an imposing, robust-growing species, having large, broad leaves a foot or more in length.
elecampane, now known as the sweetmeat of childhood, was esteemed for ages in the domestic herbal.
In the marsh she knew the Harvester was reaping queen-of-the-meadow, and around the high borders, elecampane and burdock.
Inulin, in′ū-lin, n. a starch-like product used in medicine, obtained principally from the roots of the plant Inula or elecampane.
It may be driven away by smoke, especially by that from inula helenium, elecampane; and by that of cannabis, hemp.
Description of Root — elecampane has a large, long, branching root, pale yellow on the outside and whitish and fleshy within.
A peculiar starch-like substance, first obtained by Rose from the root of Inula Helenium or elecampane.
I'm goin' to fix her up some hoarhound an' elecampane quick's the ground's nice an' warm an' roots livens up a grain more.
Then the elecampane wine did good service; yet was it not till she had drunk of it many times that her tongue spoke plainly again.