Almanda Cathartica

Lin. Pi. Suppl. Murray's Syst. Vegetabilum,p. 209. A plant growing on the shores of Cayenne and Surinam, used by the inhabitants as a remedy for the colic; Supposed to be cathartic.

Almarago

See Corallium.

Almarcab

(Almarcab, mixed, Arab.). Litharge Of Silver.

Almarcarida

See Lithargyrum.

Almargan

(Arab.). See Corallium.

Almarkasita

See Argentum vivum.

Almartack

Powder of litharge.

Almeliletu

A word used by Avicenna to express a preternatural heat less than that of a fever, and which may continue after recovery.

Almene

See Sal gemmae.

Amisa

Musk. See Moschus.

Almisadar

Or Almis Adir, or Almiz'a-dar, or Almizadir. See Ammoniacus sal.

Almisarub

Earth. See Terra.

Almizadir

See .AErugo.

Alnabati

In Avicenna and Serapion, means the siliqua dulcis, a gentle laxative.

Alnec

Tin. See Stannum.

Alneric

Sec Sulphur vivum.

Aloe

(Ahlah, growing near the sea - Aloe 373 ); call ed also Pel Nature; a plant which affords the purging gum of the same name; all the species have thick succulent leaves like those of the house-leek, but much larger, and run two or three feet high. The best is said to grow in India, but all Asia produces excellent plants; and in most warm climes they are found, as in the West Indies, &C.

Situm

See Cathartioum extractum. Of this kind are supposed to be the famed Scot's and Hooper's female pills.

Aloe purgans. Sec Aloe.

Aloe aromatica lign. See Agallochum.

Aloe Brasiliensis. See Caraguata.

Aloe palustris. See Aloides.

Aloedaria Aloephangina, And Alo-Ettcs

Compound purging medicines; so called from having aloes as one ingredient. The aloephangina contains aromatics.

Alomba.

- See Plumbum.

Alooc.

Alo Peces

(From Alo Peces 374 the fox,) so are the psoae muscles called, because in a fox they are particularly strong. Lat. Vulpes. See Pso.AE

Alosa

(From Alosa 376 to take, because it is a ravenous fish). Shad. Clupea alosa Lin. Tritta, of ancient authors.

A sea fish,the size of a salmon, with large scales, but thin and easily taken off. This fish is in season in the spring, but if pickled it keeps well all the year.

Alosat.

- See Argent. vivum.

Alosohoc.

Alosanthi

(From Alosanthi 377 the sea, and a flower); Flowers of salt.

Alphenic

(Alphanac, tender, Arab.); an Arabian word for sugar-candy, or barley-sugar. So called from its frangibility. See Saccharum.

Alphita

The plural of Alphita 379 (from white).

The meal of barley that has been hulled and parched. Hippocrates uses this word for meal in general. Galen says, that Alphita 381 is coarse; fine; and middling sort of meal.