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pulsatilla

noun
  1. another name for pasqueflower
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Word Origin

C16: from Medieval Latin, from pulsāta beaten (by the wind)
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  • Pulsatilla is the proper medicine to palliate and regulate the symptoms.

    An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art

    B. L. Hill

  • The word “Pulsatilla” means wind flower and indicates its relationship to the anemones.

  • I always find a few drops of aconite or pulsatilla,——I have my homœopathic case with me now.

  • For a male, Nux Vom., and for a female, Pulsatilla will generally afford immediate relief.

  • Should the eruption subside suddenly, give Bryonia with Pulsatilla until it reappears.