the bloodroot, Sanguinaria canadensis.
its medicinal rhizome.
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How to use sanguinaria in a sentence
In the first place, you must live in the country, where you can find that early spring flower, the blood-root or sanguinaria.St. Nicholas, Vol. 5, No. 5, March, 1878 | Various
Take podophyllin and sanguinaria, of each ten grains; leptandrin, twenty grains; white sugar, forty grains.The Ladies Book of Useful Information | Anonymous
Take podophyllin, sixty grains; leptandrin and sanguinaria, ipecac and pure cayenne, each thirty grains.The Ladies Book of Useful Information | Anonymous
The blood-root (sanguinaria Canadensis) is of this character.
It appears from Morison, that the sanguinaria was cultivated in this country in 1680, the date of his work.The Botanical Magazine, Vol. V | William Curtis
British Dictionary definitions for sanguinaria
the dried rhizome of the bloodroot, used as an emetic
another name for bloodroot (def. 1)
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