Definition of Hedeoma

1. Noun. Small genus of American herbs (American pennyroyal).


Medical Definition of Hedeoma

1. See: pennyroyal. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hedeoma

hectosecond
hectoseconds
hectostere
hectosteres
hectowatt
hectowatt-hour
hectowatts
hed
heddle
heddled
heddles
heddling
hede
hedenbergite
hedenbergites
hedeoma (current term)
hedeoma oil
heder
hedera
hederaceous
hederagenin
hederal
hederas
hederic
hederic acid
hederiform
hederiform ending
heders
hedge
hedge bindweed

Literary usage of Hedeoma

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers by Edward Pollock Anschutz (1917)
"hedeoma PULEGIOIDES (The following proving of hedeoma was conducted by Dr. Paul Allen, ... hedeoma belongs to that large class of mints, common herbs, ..."

2. A Manual of the Medical Botany of North America by Laurence Johnson (1884)
"MOCK PENNYROYAL hedeoma pulegioides Persoon.—American Pennyroyal. Description.—Calyx 13-nerved, gibbous at the base, 2-lipped, the throat bearded; ..."

3. A Guide to therapeutics and materia medica by Robert Farquharson, Woodbury, Frank (1879)
"[hedeoma—AMERICAN.PENNYROYAL. The leaves and tops of hedeoma Pulegioides, US OFFICINAL PREPARATION. Oleum hedeoma. Cose, gtt. ij-x (.12 to .65 Gm.). ..."

4. The Microanalysis of Powdered Vegetable Drugs by Albert Schneider (1921)
"hedeoma. hedeoma. US Entire in infusions. Pennyroyal, E. Amerikanischer Polei, G. Pouliot americain, Fr. The leaves and tops of ..."

5. Materia Medica and Special Therapeutics of the New Remedies by Edwin Moses Hale (1880)
"hedeoma. The plant which I allude to under this name and its common name Pennyroyal, is not the Mentha, pulegium of Europe, also called Pennyroyal, ..."

6. Specific Diagnosis and Specific Medication by John William Fyfe, John Milton Scudder (1909)
"hedeoma Pulegioides—Pennyroyal. This agent is a valuable stimulant diaphoretic, ... The oil of hedeoma is employed as a carminative and anti- periodic. ..."

7. A Manual of organic materia medica by John Michael Maisch (1890)
"V, Flower and corolla of hedeoma, magnified. exserted stamens; odor strong, mint-like; taste warm and pungent. Constituents.—Volatile oil, spec. grav. ..."

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