Origin of taraxacum
Examples from the Web for taraxacum
Taraxacum, tar-aks′a-kum, n. the root of the dandelion, a tonic laxative in diseases of the liver.
Good extract of taraxacum should be wholly soluble in water.
It feeds on the roots of the dandelion (Taraxacum officinale), and changes to a peculiar spiny chrysalis.Butterflies and Moths|William S. Furneaux
Taraxacum Dens-leonis (common dandelion), Smith's, 1853; only there.The Maine Woods|Henry David Thoreau
I was suffering at this time from liver complaint, p. 182and had on my shelf a concoction of taraxacum and podophyllin.Eighteen Months' Imprisonment|Donald Shaw