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A botanical and medical account of the Quassia Simaruba

Wright, William

A botanical and medical account of the Quassia Simaruba

or tree which produces the cortex simaruba. By William Wright, ...

by Wright, William

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Published in [Edinburgh? .
Written in English


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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 7488, no. 02.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2],9,[1],p.,plates
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Open LibraryOL16826539M

  Annona muricata is a member of the Annonaceae family and is a fruit tree with a long history of traditional use.A. muricata, also known as soursop, graviola and guanabana, is an evergreen plant that is mostly distributed in tropical and subtropical regions of the fruits of A. muricata are extensively used to prepare syrups, candies, beverages, ice creams and Cited by: Quassia excelsa, or Picraena excelsa. It possesses in the highest degree all the properties of the simple bitters. QUAssia AMARA. (Bitter Quassia.) A small branching tree or shrub. It is a native of Surinam, growing also in the West India Islands. Its root, bark, and wood are excessively bitter. It seldom reaches our markets.


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A botanical and medical account of the Quassia Simaruba by Wright, William Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Botanical and Medical Account of the Quassia Simaruba, or Tree Which Produces the Cortex : Wright W. A botanical and medical account of the Quassia Simaruba: or tree which produces the cortex simaruba.

By William Wright. Simaruba was tried with great success, and established its medical character in Europe. It restores the lost tone of the intestines, promotes the secretions, and disposes the patient to sleep.

It is only successful in the latter stage of dysentery, when the stomach is not affected. Quassia wood is a pure bitter tonic and stomachic; it is also a vermicide and slight narcotic; it acts on flies and some of the higher animals as a narcotic poison.

It is a valuable remedy in convalescence, after acute disease and in debility and atonic. his papers on medical and botanical subjects, Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood,p.

9William Wright, A botanical and medical account of the Quassia simaruba, or tree which produces the cortex simaruba, Edinburgh, 10‘Medical News’, Medical and Philosophical Commentaries,5:   Empire and Alternatives: Swietenia febrifuga and the Cinchona Substitutes.

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A BOTANICAL ATD DICAL ACCOUNT OF THE QUASSIA SIMARUBA, OR A T LrE 1WH:i1H PRODUCES THE CORTEX SIMARUBA. Roy. Soc.

Edinb. Trans. 2: The first knowledge of cortex simaruba was in when dePorchartrain sent to France the bark of a tree, called by the natives simarouba, which they used successfully in dysentery. Apers, S., et al. "Antiviral activity of simalikalactone D, a quassinoid from Quassia africana." Planta Med.

Jan; 68(1) Morre, D., et al. "Effect of the quassinoids glaucarubolone and simalikalactone D on growth of cells permanently infected with feline and human immunodeficiency viruses and on viral infections.". Quassia amara is a member of the family Simaroubaceae, including around species (essentially tropical and subtropical) in approximately 25 genuses.

Simaronbaceae is a small family with bitter compounds in the wood, bark and Size: KB. Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients in Bitter Quassia. List of various diseases cured by Bitter Quassia.

How Bitter Quassia is effective for various diseases is listed in repertory format. Names of Bitter Quassia in various languages of the world are also given. Simarouba amara is a species of tree in the family Simaroubaceae, found in the rainforests and savannahs of South and Central America and the Caribbean.

It was first described by Aublet in French Guiana in and is one of six species of Simarouba. The tree is evergreen, but produces a new set of leaves once a : Tracheophytes. Action and Uses.

- Quassia is a pure bitter stomachic tonic, having no other action on insects it exerts a narcotic influence and, in the form of an infusion sweetened with sugar, it is often employed to destroy flies.

In small doses it increases the appetite. In large doses it acts as an irritant and causes vomiting. The infusion is made with cold water. About this time the Simaruba tree was discovered and investigated at Guiana by Aublet, and at Jamaica by Dr.

Wright, from whose specimens it evidently appears to be a Quassia, and under this name it has since been described by the younger Linnaeus in the Supp. Plantarum. Of the classic shores of the Mediterranean he speaks with enthusiasm ; and with the deepest awe and veneration, when he alludes to those places where the authors of the sacred volume were visited with the language of inspiration.

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Gardening. Winged female. AMERICAN BLIGHT. Wingless females 3. The Aphides on a twig. or crevice in which these pests may have taken shelter. Quassia extract, and tobacco water, mixed with soft soap, are also good for this purpose.

The botanical character of this species of Quassia was known long before that of the Simaruba, as it is noticed in its proper place in the Sp. Plantarum, upon the authority of Dahlberg, when it was thought peculiar to Surinam; afterwards, Linnaeus, in his Materia Medica, referred it to the Nux americana, foliis alatis bifidis of Commelin.

[Hort. Our Botanical team are working hard to increase the number of plants with detailed information. Quassia amara bitter ash bitter quassia bitterwood mountain damson stavewood simaruba Surinam quassia Surinam quassia wood. Books to Borrow.

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The P. excelsia species has recently been put on the endangered species list from over use, and most “quassia” in the world’s herbal market is now Quassia amara.

Tribal and Herbal Medicine Uses In the Amazon rainforest, amargo is used much in the same manner as quinine bark: for malaria and fevers and as a bitter digestive aid.

Botanical drugs comprised the great majority of drugs used in 19th Century Britain. The botanical contents of these chests are therefore relevant to understanding the practice of medicine at that time. They also form a useful dataset in considering the long-term history of herbal medicines, from antiquity to the current : Marion Mackonochie, Michael Heinrich.

Media in category "Quassia amara - botanical illustrations" The following 11 files are in this category, out of 11 total. Flora medica, oder, Abbildung der wichtigsten officinellen Pflanzen (Pl.

) ().jpg 2, × 2,; KB. An illustrated compilation of Philippine medicinal plants by Dr Godofredo Stuart Anti-inflammatory Effect of Quassia indica leaf extract And Role of Antioxidant activity / Jolly John Author: Jyoti Harindran. Quassia amara extract (Q.

extract) was administered at doses ofand mg/kg body weight orally to groups 2, 3 and 4, respectively. Similarly, quassin was administered at doses ofand mg/kg body weight orally to groups 5, 6 and 7 while 2-methoxycanthinone was also administered at the doses ofand mg Cited by: 6.

To give a particular account of all the noises or concussions which, during the last half-year, have been heard or felt at Comrie, and within a short distance to the north, east and west of that. An account of the drug was delivered to Linnaeus inallowing him to describe it formally.

However, it seems that Quassia may have been identified as early as as a kind of Simaruba; it is understood to have received its specific name in honor of Quacy, who was a specialist in its application. Yoruba Medicine – History The medical traditions of the Yoruba people of western Nigeria developed within a culture that deeply respects and venerates orishas, or gods of the Yoruba, were former ancestors such as Oduduwa, the legendary ancestor of all Yoruba people, and his son Ogun.

Quassia Wood come from the Quassia amara shrub. It is native to Brazil, but is also found in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

There are several common uses for Quassia Wood. The wood chips are placed in a cup and covered with water, after which they soak. The resulting liquid is. Quassia has been documented to have an antifertility effect in studies and men undergoing fertility treatment or those wishing to have children should avoid using this herb.

Large amounts of Quassia can irritate the mucous membrane of the stomach leading to nausea and vomiting. PURCHASE QUASSIA BARK EXTRACT. For educational purposes only.

It is native to Brazil, but is also found in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Origin: Mexico Common Names: Bitter Wood, Jamaica Quassia, Bitter Ash Kosher Certified There are several common uses for Quassia Wood Chips.

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Let’s get started. Quassia chips are used as a natural insecticide for head lice, fleas, ants and mosquitos. Quassia chips are from a small tropical tree indigenous to the West Indies and South America. It is also used to treat digestive disorders, worms, malaria, and cancer. Type species Quassia amara L.

GRIN link: Quassia L. (+species list (Note: includes synonyms)) ITIS link: Quassia L. IUCN link: Quassia threatened species; NCBI link: Quassia; The Plant List link: Quassia ; Tropicos link: Quassia L. Medical Flora Set #24 - digital collage sheet of vintage botanical illustrations with medical plants.

Features: ♥ Instant digital download: 5 JPG files are included ♥ 40 digital cards set ♥ 8 digital cards on each sheet, total 5 sheets ♥ Each card size is ” x 5/5(K). Information on the traditional uses and properties of herbs are provided on this site is for educational use only, and is not intended as medical advice.

If you have any serious health concerns, you should always check with your health care. From he also made use in his practice of quassia bark (Cortex Simarubæ), the first of which had been sent in to the Jesuit Father Soleil at Paris from Cayenne.

Antoine de Jussieu wrote an account of the bark in the "Mémoires" of the Academy forand Linnæus named after him the plant Simaruba Jussiæi. The similarities among chemical fingerprints indicated that the same compounds were present in the Kwasi bita beker, Kwasi-bita stoh and Quassia amara macerates, corroborating the botanical identity of all samples.

Download: Download full-size image; Fig. Chemical fingerprints of Quassia amara (a), Kwasi-bita stoh (b) and Kwasi bita beker (c).Cited by: The Simaroubaceae are a small, mostly tropical, family in the order recent decades, it has been subject to much taxonomic debate, with several small families being split off.

A molecular phylogeny of the family was published ingreatly clarifying relationships within the family. Together with chemical characteristics such as the occurrence of petroselinic acid in Clade: Tracheophytes.

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From he also made use in his practice of quassia bark (Cortex Simarubæ), the first of which had been sent in to the Jesuit Father Soleil at Paris from Cayenne. Antoine* de Jussieu wrote an account of the bark in the "Mémoires" of the Academy forand Linnæus named after him the plant Simaruba Jussiæi.

The Quassia Chips are used in rituals of prosperity and road opening. Boil the chips and use the tea to mop your home from front to back to bring in good luck and prosperity. Whole Chips; Available in 3 Sizes.Plantae per Galliam, Hispaniam et Italiam observatae, iconibus aeneis exhibitae / a R.

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It has been used in magic rituals since antiquity. The ancient Romans believed rue could protect the user from the evil eye. The rue herb is used for protection. It can be used in baths and candles, and it can be carried in pouches.