from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of herbs, some species of which, especially the Isatis tinctoria, yield a blue dye similar to indigo; woad.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants of the natural order Cruciferæ, the type of the tribe Isatideæ, having the pod large, orbicular, oblong or linear, corneous, and with the margin coriaceous or foliaceous.
- n. The white or arctic fox, Vulpes lagopus.
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- n. Old World genus of annual to perennial herbs: woad
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For pus and constant pain, additional antibiotic herbs such as isatis (ban lang gen) are added.
Ingredients include: Indigo naturalis (widely used as a natural flaky skin treatment), isatis tinctoria, psoralea fruit, coptis chinensis, phellodendron amurense, sophora flavescens (another commonly used herbal skin treatment) and centella asiatica (has been proven to promote healing).
This is the classic version; clinically Michael has developed his own preferred version, which adds a number of Western herbs, including elecampane, echinacea, boneset, isatis, and horehound.
Above were laid heavy stones, and every precaution used to ward off the isatis and the glutton.
Again, for want of indigo, they dye Selinusian or anularian chalk with woad, which the Greeks call [Greek: isatis], and make an imitation of indigo.
But by way of compensation, reindeer and elks, brown and black bears, foxes and squirrels, abound; there are also wolves, and the isatis or polar fox; there are swans, and geese, and ducks, partridges and snipes, and in the rivers abundance of fish.
When the fragrant berry became more and more scarce, chicory was discovered by good patriots to be a palatable substitute, and scientific men sought to induce French manufacturers to use the isatis plant instead of indigo.
I must refer the reader for an account of the isatis,  or arctic fox, to
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 17 Arranged in Systematic Order: Forming a Complete History of the Origin and Progress of Navigation, Discovery, and Commerce, by Sea and Land, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time
The dog, the jackal, and the isatis, are only lateral branches placed betweeji the two first; the jackal par - ticipates of t! ie dog and wolf, and the isatis of the jackal and fox.
Instead, I collected devil’s club, because of its deep spiritually and physically strengthening abilities; the Chinese herb isatis, cat’s claw, pau d’ arco, and other common immune-system tonic herbs.
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