Definition of Tanacetum balsamita

1. Noun. Tansy-scented Eurasian perennial herb with buttonlike yellow flowers; used as potherb or salad green and sometimes for potpourri or tea or flavoring; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum.

Exact synonyms: Alecost, Balsam Herb, Bible Leaf, Chrysanthemum Balsamita, Costmary, Mint Geranium
Terms within: Costmary
Group relationships: Genus Tanacetum, Tanacetum
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tanacetum Balsamita

Tammy Wynetter Pugh
Tampa
Tampa Bay
Tampax
Tampere
Tampico
Tamplin
Tamra
Tamsin
Tamul
Tamuls
Tamus
Tamus communis
Tamyen
Tanacetum
Tanacetum balsamita
Tanacetum camphoratum
Tanacetum cinerariifolium
Tanacetum coccineum
Tanacetum douglasii
Tanacetum parthenium
Tanacetum ptarmiciflorum
Tanacetum vulgare
Tanach
Tanagra
Tanaina
Tanainas
Tanakh
Tanana
Tanapox

Literary usage of Tanacetum balsamita

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"tanacetum balsamita, L.—Cockayne, ii. 377, iii. 320. ... tanacetum balsamita, L.—Lyte. Prior, p. 53. Cotton, Petty. A general name for Gnaphalium and allied ..."

2. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science ... with French and Other by Robley Dunglison (1860)
"It is used for the same purposes as tansey, ie as a stimulant, vermifuge, &c. BALSAMITA SUAVEOLENS, tanacetum balsamita — b. ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1894)
"5), calls attention to a nervine—Pyrethrum tanacetum (tanacetum balsamita, Balsamita vulgaris ; Costmary)—held in high repute in Russian popular medicine ..."

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