Definition of Country borage
1. Noun. An aromatic fleshy herb of India and Ceylon to South Africa; sometimes placed in genus Plectranthus.
Generic synonyms: Coleus, Flame Nettle
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Literary usage of Country borage
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1. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"... used to express an article local and not foreign. The Tamil word Nat'h has this signification. Country Almond Tree, Terminalia catappa. country borage ..."
2. Pharmacographia Indica: A History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin by William Dymock (1893)
"country borage (En<j.). Hab.—Moluccas. Cultivated throughout India and Ceylon. The leaves. Vernacular.—Pathar-chdr (Hind., Beng.), Pdn-ova (Mar.). ..."
3. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1882)
"country borage. Hab. India. An aromatic carminative. Used in colic, asthma, coughs, and epilepsy. Colic. ..."