contrayerva definition

  • noun:
    • Dorstenia contrayerva, a-south United states plant whose fragrant root is sometimes found in medication as a gentle stimulant and tonic.
    • A species of Dorstenia (Dorstenia Contrayerva), a South American plant, the aromatic root of that will be sometimes utilized in medicine as a gentle stimulant and tonic.
    • An aromatic bitterish root shipped from tropical America, and utilized as a stimulant and tonic.

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