Collinsonia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Collinsonia small genus of perennial erect or spreading aromatic herbs; United States
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n collinsonia A genus of North American labiate plants of the Atlantic States. There are 4 species, odorous perennials, with racemesof yellow or whitish flowers, and known as horse-weed, citronella, etc. They are used as a remedy in dropsy, rheumatism, fevers, and other complaints. C. Canadensis is considered tonic, astringent, diaphoretic, and diuretic.
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Usage

In literature:

Tincture of Collinsonia, 1 ounce.
"Searchlights on Health" by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
Tincture of collinsonia, 1 ounce.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
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