bloodroot


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Synonyms for bloodroot

perennial woodland native of North America having a red root and red sap and bearing a solitary lobed leaf and white flower in early spring and having acrid emetic properties

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Isoquinoline alkaloids are found in varying quantities in the prickly poppy, bloodroot, and celandine poppy.
One of the first wildflowers to bloom in early spring, large colonies of Bloodroot frequently carpet the forest floor and shine like fallen stars.
Wildflowers like trillium and bloodroot flowering; behind the house, first morel mushrooms.
In spring the ditches along that road sent up May apples and bloodroot, both soon to be quenched in milkweed.
There are little gems dotted about, especially in the west wall border: the curious green flowers of Hacquetia epipactus, the baby pink of Primula "Sue Jervis", exotic bells of Fritillaria pyrenaica, the exceptional white flowers of double bloodroot, blues, whites and pinks of different types of lungwort.
Along the Porters Creek Trail, the sound of rushing water provides the background for a setting dominated by dwarf iris, bloodroot, Robin's plantain, rue anemone, and whole trailsides dusted with drifts of spring beauty.
The products contain ingredients such as bloodroot, shark cartilage, coral calcium, cesium, ellagic acid, Cat's Claw, an herbal tea called Essiac, and mushroom varieties such as Agaricus Blazeii, Shitake, Maitake, and Reishi.
Many of the treatments have been marketed on Web sites and contain ingredients such as bloodroot, shark cartilage and mushrooms, the FDA said.
The most beneficial herbs for people with asthma are uncooked ginger (a piece of chopped root, an inch or less long, eaten with food or taken with water), licorice, wild cherry, hawthorn berry, fennel seeds, bloodroot, and Ephedra.
Bloodroot is a unique combination of restaurant and bookstore that was founded in a Bridgeport Connecticut residential neighborhood in 1977.
In a room, browning at dusk, one imagines clearly and under the glaze of sadness envisions trailing arbutus and bloodroot.
In addition, this mouthwash contains bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis), shown to significantly reduce plaque and bleeding.
Drawing on more ancient lore, some patients use bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis), which is derived from an Eastern wildflower.
The Natural Dentist toothpaste and mouth rinse contain echinacea, goldenseal, calendula, bloodroot and aloe.
They used the color vermilion, made by mixing berry juices and fat, on their faces and arm markings as well as bright red ocher, bloodroot, and white and yellow clays.