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The dried rhizome of Hydrastis canadensis (family Ranunculaceae), a native of the eastern U.S.; formerly used in the treatment of chronic catarrhal states of the mucous membranes and in metrorrhagia.

Synonyms: golden seal, jaundice root, yellow root.

Origin: Mod. L. Fr. G. Hydor (hydro-), water, + drao, to accomplish

(05 Mar 2000)

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