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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of parasitic plants, natural order Convolvulaceœ; the dodders.

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  • n. genus of twining leafless parasitic herbs lacking chlorophyll: dodder

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  • Other herbal treatments for erectile dysfunction include horny goat weed, cuscuta seed extract or semen cuscutae, tribulus terrestris or puncture vine, damiana or turnera aphrodisiaca.

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  • In a study of the treatment of senile brain function, Wang Xuemei and Xie Zhufan treated 53 patients, aged sixty to eighty, with Wu Zi Yan Zong Fluid which contains cuscuta, lycium, rubus, plantago seed, and schizandra for six weeks.

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  • For a study of female immunological infertility by Chen Xiaoping, researchers used Guyin Decoction ginseng, rehmannia, dioscorea, cornus, cuscuta, polygala, schizandra, and licorice to treat 60 women with infertility attributed to antisperm immune response.

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  • "And why not the humbler _cuscuta_, the dodder, the cuttlefish of the vegetable kingdom, which shoots out the antennæ of its stems as fine as thread, attaching itself to other plants by tiny suckers and feeding greedily on their juices?" asked the Abbé Gévresin.

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  • Another essential extract most penis enlargement products contain is the extract of cuscuta seed.

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  • Another necessary extract most penis enlargement products contain is the extract of cuscuta seed.

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  • Other health benefits of cuscuta seeds include treating premature ejaculation and sexual debility.

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  • Asian red ginseng, catuaba bark extract, cuscuta seed extract, epimedium leaf extract, gingko biloba leaf, hawthorn berry - fructus crataegi, and saw palmetto berry - fructus serenoae.

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