(From and milk, because it has the property of coagulating milk,) called also cor-choron, pimpernella, bibinella, and aritis.
The anagallis of the Greeks is the macia of the Latins. The species used in medicine is the anagallis arvensis Lin. Sp.pl. 211.
Anagallis aquatica. See Becabunga. This is an European plant of the same species, and to be collected before the flowers expand. Its taste is acrid and nauseous, and it has been used in powder, in a dose of twenty grains, three or four times a day, in epilepsy and melancholy. Stoll recommends from 3 i. to 3 ij- of the extract, in jaundice. If given in infusion, 3 ij- of the leaves are added to a pint of water.
Anagargaliction, Anagargariston, ( and the throat). Seegargarisma.