What is another word for scammonyroot?

7 synonyms found


[ skˈamənˌɪɹuːt], [ skˈamənˌɪɹuːt], [ s_k_ˈa_m_ə_n_ˌɪ_ɹ_uː_t]

Scammonyroot is a term used for an old-fashioned medicinal plant, also known as the common bindweed. This plant belongs to the family Convolvulaceae and is commonly found in Western Asia and the Mediterranean regions. While there are no direct synonyms for scammonyroot, the plant is also referred to as the black milkweed, wild morning glory, and devil's vine. These terms are derived from the plant's physical characteristics and its natural habitat. Scammonyroot has been traditionally used for its medicinal properties, especially as a laxative, but it's important to seek professional advice before using it for any health purposes.

Related words: scammony, scammony plant, scammony weed, scammony seeds, dried scammony, scammony leaf powder

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    Scammony root (Aralia racemosa) is a herbaceous perennial plant in the purslane family. Native to Europe and Northern Africa, it is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant, with many cultivars available. The root is used in folk medicine to treat a range of medical conditions, including skin problems, flea bites, and insect bites.

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