from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Chile, Fabiana imbricata, a small shrub of the nightshade family, with white flowers and the general aspect of a heath. From its leafy resinous tops a fluid extract has been prepared which is efficacious as a remedy for cystitis and inflammation of the urethra.
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- n. Peruvian shrub with small pink to lavender tubular flowers; leaves yield a tonic and diuretic
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