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white elder

n. a plant, Sambucus intermedia, used medicinally: 1978 White elder. . is perhaps the most popular plant used as a bush medicine. Applied as a bath for chicken pox to the skin sores, and internally as a tea to reduce fever (Higgs 8). (Exuma, San Sal.)

Tags: bush medicine, noun, plant

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Last update: 2011-10-30 02:19
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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