United States Dispensatory and Physicians' Pharmacology

United States Dispensatory and Physicians' Pharmacology

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1833 edition. Excerpt: ... the base; those higher on the stem are smooth; and the uppermost are entire, narrow, smooth, and dependent. The flowers are small, yellow, with a coloured calyx, and stand closely together upon peduncles at the upper part of the branches. The pods are smooth, erect, nearly parallel witlrthc branches, quadrangular, furnished with a short beak, and occupied by numerous seeds. tlinupis alba. Willd. Sp. Plant. iii. 555; Smith, I701. Brit. 721. The White mustard is also an annual plant. It is rather smaller than the preccding species. The lower leaves are deeply pinnatifid, the upper subllrilfi, and all irregularly toothed, rugged with stiff hairs on both sides, and of a pale green colour. The flowers are in racemes, with yellow pelalsi and linear, green, calycine leaflets. The pods are spl'=_1'lir18'1 bmllyi rugged, roundish, swelling in the position of the scedfi, ribbed; and Provided with a very long ensiform beak. _ Both plants are natives of Europe and cultivated in our culinary gardens; and the S. nigra has become naturalized in some parts of this '""rY-Their flowers appear in June. The seeds are kept in the shops lmlll Whole and in the state of very fine powder, as prepared by the manufacturers for the table. _The black mustard seeds are small, globular, of a deep brown colour, "llghlly rllgosc on the surface, and internally yellow. In the entire state the)' are inodorous, but have a distinct smell in powder, and when iubhed with water or vinegar exhale a strong pungent odour, suflicient "1 Some instances to excite a flow of tears. Their taste is bitterish, hot, '"dPl1Ilgent, but not permanent. The seeds Qfi the white mustard are much larger. Ola yellowish colour, and less pungent taste....show more

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  • Paperback | 446 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 789g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236870778
  • 9781236870773