from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a genus of low-growing herbs mostly of the northern hemisphere having flowers with protruding spirally twisted anthers.
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- n. genus of low-growing herbs mostly of northern hemisphere having flowers with protruding spirally twisted anthers
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Centaury (Erythrea centaurium) is regarded as a natural liver tonic.
Like all stomach bitters, centaurium - also known as Centaury, helps to stimulate the tastebuds, increasing the secretion of digestive enzymes that help to break down food.
Ibid. comiculata horned Canada Gent I ANA faponaria Gentian, loapwort Virginia villofa hoary Ibid. centaurium leiT/centaurylbid. quinquefolia penfylvanian Penfylv. latsa yellow Virginia ciliata ciliated Canada Eryngivm fcstidum Sea-holly, fcetid Virginia aquaticum aquatic Ibid.