A plaster described by Scribonius Largus.
(From well, in, and to cast). A practitioner expert at setting of bones.
(From and to vomit). Those who vomit with ease.
(From and an oar). Easy to be rowed. But Hippocrates uses naval terms, and applies them to instruments: in his works it sometimes signifies ready or handy.
(From and a habit). A good habit of body.
(From and the earth). See Uterus, and Hymen.
(From to putrefy). A worm; properly one bred in ulcers.
In Forestus, from Rhases, it signifies the small pox, or measles.
(From and nomen; i. e.
having a good name,) tetragonia, fusanus, fusaria, prickwood, and the spindle or distaff tree; euony-mus Europaeus Lin. Sp. Pi. 286. In France and Germany the wood is made into spindles. The fruit is emetic and cathartic; and if powdered, and sprinkled in the hair, it is said to kill lice. Raii Historia. See
(From the liver, because it is useful in disorders of that organ,) hepatorium canna-biniun, water hemp, water, Dutch, and common hemp agrimony. (See Agrimonia.) Eupatorium cannabinum Lin. Sp. Pi. 1173. It is a plant much used in Holland; found on the sides of ditches and rivers; acrid and bitter to the taste; but the leaves strengthening and aperient. Boerhaave informs us, that the turf diggers use them against foul ulcers, the scurvy, and swelling of the feet, to which they are very subject. The root is a cathartic and emetic; employed in cachexies and dropsies. Two ounces of the fresh juice, or a drachm of the extract, is a proper dose. Raii Hist. Also the name for a species of baccharis.
Eupatorium arabum. See Bidens.
Eupatorium graecorum; eupatorium verum et veterum. See Agrimonia.
Eupatorium Mesue. See Ageratum.