from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The plant gout-weed, Ægopodium Podagraria.
  • n. In the West Indies, one of the scrophulariaceous weeds Capraria biflora and Stemodia durantifolia.


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  • Black cohosh, kava (or kawa), St. John's wort (also known as goatweed), saw palmetto (also known as Serenoa repens or windmill palm), and others are some of the effective herbal remedies for menopause.

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  • Are we going to see Hylinus basking in the afterglow with some horny goatweed?

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  • The goatweed has been noted to increase exogenous testosterone levels and stamina - perfect for strenuous sessions within the gym.

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  • I had hoped to see a few forest butterflies such as tawny, hackberry emperors, red admirals, or even goatweed leafwings, along the Loop Trail, but no such luck.

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  • However, soon after arriving at the Meadow, I was very excited to find caterpillars of the goatweed leafwing on the Texas goatweed (Croton capitatus, aka hogwort or woolly croton) plants growing abundantly along the roadside edge.

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  • On the goatweed we encountered several groups of a funny little bug (a hemipteran, or true bug) that looked much like a Volkswagon beetle.

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