\hjˈuːmjʊləs lˈuːpjʊləs], \hjˈuːmjʊləs lˈuːpjʊləs], \h_j_ˈuː_m_j_ʊ_l_ə_s l_ˈuː_p_j_ʊ_l_ə_s]\
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By Princeton University
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Have a fragrant odour; and a bitter, aromatic taste, depending on a peculiar principle, named Lupulin, extractive and essential oil, which may be extracted, equally, by water and spirit, from the dried strobiles. The hop is employed as a tonic and hypnotic, and enters into the composition of ale and beer. The Hap pillow, Pulvinar Humuli, has long been used for producing sleep.
By Robley Dunglison
Lupulus. The common hop, indigenous to North America (where it grows wild) and to Europe. The calyx and scales in the fruit are covered with reddish particles (see lupulin) containing the active principle of the plant. Hops are tonic and slightly hypnotic. The fluid extract was formerly official in the U. S. Ph.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe