noun, plural bet·o·nies.
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Make injections of a decoction of origane mugwort, dog's mercury, betony, and eggs; inject into the womb with a female syringe.
If she be of full habit of body open a vein, after preparing her with syrup of betony, calamint, hyssop and feverfew.
First came a liquor made with betony, "for the sake of those who could not accustom themselves to the bitter taste of coffee."
Betony is a herb belonging to the mint family, and its root was formerly employed in medicine as an emetic or purgative.
After a time, when the corn is ripening, the herb betony flowers on the mounds under the oaks.Nature Near London|Richard Jefferies