avens

(redirected from Geum)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

avens (aˑ·vnz),

n Latin name:
Geum urbannum; parts used: plant (dried), rhizome, roots; uses: astringent, antiinflammatory, antiseptic, diarrhea, sore throat, fever, headache; precautions: none known. Also called
Benedict's herb, bennet's root, blessed herb, city avens, clove root, colewort, geum, goldy star, herb bennet, way bennet, wild rye, or
wood avens.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Amid the dramatic events, power struggles, and palace politics, a beautiful and moving love story develops between Jang Geum and Sir Min.
In a particularly moving scene, after Jang Geum has suffered a gross injustice that utterly demoralizes her, Sir Min reminds her what this means and what really matters.
But as the story develops, viewers will come to love the parents, not only for their offbeat humor, but also for their devotion to and protection of Jang Geum.