(From and to eat). Dr.
(From difficulty, and the voice). A difficulty of speech.
The name of a plaster in Galen.
(From difficulty, and to heal). Difficult to heal.
(From difficult, and to bring forth young). Difficulty in labour or child birth.
(From bad, and order,) an irregular disposition of the hairs in the eye lids.
A quack remedy for checking haemorrhages: it consists of calcined vitriolatediron, steeped in brandy.
The seed of sage, or of juniper.
A name in Langius for quicksilver.
Without a bractea orfloral leaf. Ebriecatum, (from ebrio, to be drunk). By this term Paracelsus expresses the partial loss of reason from drunkenness; and by the addition of the word caeleste, that kind of enthusiasm which is affected by many heathen priests.
See Catharticus sal. Ebullition. Boiling. The rapid separation of aeriform bubbles, in consequence of the application of heat to any fluid. These bubbles are in the state of vesicular vapours, and no permanent aeriform fluid is produced without some further chemical change.
Wort, and Dwarf Elder: Sambucus ebulus
Lin. Sp. Pi. 385.
It is an herbaceous plant, dying to the ground in win ter, with longer leaves than those of the elder tree.and nine leaves on one rib. It grows wild in many parts of England, flowers in July, and produces ripe black berries in the beginning of September.
Its virtues are the same as those of the common elder, but it is somewhat more efficacious. It is an active hydragogue, and in smaller doses a powerful resolvent and deobstruent. See Cullen's Materia Medica; Wal-lis's Sydenham.