\sˌapənˈe͡əɹi͡ə], \sˌapənˈeəɹiə], \s_ˌa_p_ə_n_ˈeə_ɹ_iə]\
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By DataStellar Co., Ltd
Soapwort, soaproot, the dried roots of Saponaria officinalis, sweet betty, wild sweet william, an herb of temperate regions of Europe and America; formerly employed as an alterative in gouty and syphilitic skin diseases, in doses of 31-2 (30.0-60.0) of an infusion of an ounce to the pint.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
Ord. Caryophyllaceae. Sex. Syst. Decandria Digynia. A decoction of the leaves of this plant has been recommended in scrofula, cancer, old syphilis, cutaneous eruptions, jaundice, visceral obstructions, etc. It is hardly ever used.
By Robley Dunglison
Soapwort; a genus of caryophyllaceous herbs.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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