from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of gamopetalous plants of the order Rubiaceæ and the tribe Hedyotideæ, known by the many minute angled seeds, narrow leaves, entire stipules, and four stamens.
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In a study by We Dian, people with chronic gastritis received Clearing Heat and Nourishing Stomach Decoction containing gentiana, oldenlandia, dandelion, tang kuei, peony, licorice, and curcuma.
Two patients also were taking oldenlandia, a Chinese herb for lung cancer.
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