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Seneca snakeroot
Senecas Sen"e*cas, n. pl.; sing. Seneca. (Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians who formerly inhabited a part of Western New York. This tribe was the most numerous and most warlike of the Five Nations. Seneca grass(Bot.), holy grass. See under Holy. Seneca eil, petroleum or naphtha. Seneca root, or Seneca snakeroot (Bot.), the rootstock of an American species of milkworth (Polygala Senega) having an aromatic but bitter taste. It is often used medicinally as an expectorant and diuretic, and, in large doses, as an emetic and cathartic. [Written also Senega root, and Seneka root.]

Meaning of Seneca snakeroot from wikipedia

- names include Seneca snakeroot, senega snakeroot, senegaroot, rattlesnake root, and mountain flax. Its species name honors the Seneca people, a Native...
- Canadian snakeroot Aristolochia serpentariaVirginia snakeroot Eryngium cuneifoliumSnakeroot Plantago majorSnakeroot Polygala senegaSeneca snakeroot...
- purple milkwort, blood milkwort, field milkwort Polygala senegaSeneca snakeroot, senega Polygala serpyllifolia – thyme-leaved milkwort Polygala sinisica...
- ladder, abscess root) Polianthes Poliothyrsis Polygala (milkwort, seneca, snakeroot) Polygonatum Polygonum (knotweed, knotgr****) Polypodium Polyscias...
- milkwort Polygala polygamaracemed milkwort Polygala sanguineafield milkwort Polygala senegaSeneca snakeroot Polygala verticillatawhorled milkwort...
- milkwort, E) Polygala nuttallii (Nuttall's milkwort, T) Polygala senega (Seneca snakeroot, E) Polygonum glau**** (Seabeach knotweed, SC) Rumex persicarioides...
- Eupatorium perfoliatum L. - Boneset Eupatorium rugosum Houttuyn. - White Snakeroot Eupatorium sessilifolium L. - Upland Boneset Eurybia divaricata (L.) G...
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