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John Doctor

[from medicinal use] n. a plant, Periscaria portoricensis: 1978 (Higgs 10). 1979 The John Doctor root is crushed and inhaled for relief in headaches and headcolds (Levanity 13). = GUINEA-HEN BUSH (Andros)

Tags: bush medicine, noun, plant

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Last update: 2012-11-26 22:51
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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