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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of plants, natural order Berberidace√¶, including one North American and two Asiatic species, perennial tuberousrooted herbs, bearing usually a single leaf and a raceme of flowers, succeeded by blue berries. The American species, C. thalictroides, known as blue cohosh, is reputed to have medicinal properties.

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  • n. blue cohosh

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  • Common remedies for facial pigmentation include sulfur, lycopodium clavatum, sepia officinalis, thuja occidentalis, argenticum nitricum, cadmium sulphuratum, copaiva officinalis, guarana, caulophyllum thalictroides and plumbum metallicum.

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