Definition of Cabbage bark
1. Noun. Tree with shaggy unpleasant-smelling toxic bark and yielding strong durable wood; bark and seeds used as a purgative and vermifuge and narcotic.
Group relationships: Andira, Genus Andira
Generic synonyms: Andelmin, Angelim
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Literary usage of Cabbage bark
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1. Hortus Jamaicensis, Or, A Botanical Description, (according to the Linnean by John Lunan (1814)
"But this cannot detract from the merit of the cabbage-bark, since the best medicines, ... Upon the whole, the cabbage-bark is a most valuable remedy, ..."
2. Medical Botany; Or, Illustrations and Descriptions of the Medicinal Plants ...by John Stephenson, James Morss Churchill, Gilbert Thomas Burnett by John Stephenson, James Morss Churchill, Gilbert Thomas Burnett (1834)
"Dr. Wright, who resided long in Jamaica, remarks, " Cabbage-bark has certainly powerful effects, and its anthelmintic quality is established by the ..."