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sar·sa·pa·ril·la

(sar'sā-pă-ril'ă), Avoid the misspelling sarsparilla.
The dried root of Smilax aristolochiaefolia (Mexican sarsaparilla), S. regelii (Honduras sarsaparilla), S. febrifuga (Ecuadorian sarsaparilla), or of undetermined species of Smilax (family Liliaceae), a thorny vine widely distributed throughout the tropic and semitropic world; it has been used in treatments of psoriasis, gout, rheumatism, and syphilis, and popularly as a "blood purifier" and in a soft drink.
[Sp. zarza, a bramble]

sarsaparilla

(sas″(ă-)pă-ril′ă)
A vine (Smilax officinalis) that produces a berry used to make root beer. Extracts from the plant contain antioxidants used for many traditional remedies, including treatment of skin diseases such as psoriasis, and sexually transmitted diseases such as syphilis and herpes simplex.
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The distribution of the phenolic and crystalliferous idioblasts, the circular arrangement of the primary phloem, and the absence of metaxylem elements in the centre of the structure are also common among other species already described in the literature and have allowed identification of the adulteration of products being sold as sarsaparilla (Soares, 2013).
One thing that's certain is that Cardiff's Morgan Arcade will never be quite the same and as Cardiffians still talk about the famed sarsaparilla shop so will they be talking about the Capital bookshop for years to come.
No liquor is served but you can still get a shot of spiced sarsaparilla.
Cheesemakers across the country are working magic on goat milk to bring us flavors as varied as lavender and fennel pollen (Purple Haze), sarsaparilla (Hoja Santa), ash (Haystack Peak) and pink peppercorns (Petit Bonheur).
She covers first impressions and improvisations by arriving European settlers; remedies from the bush; sarsaparilla and sassafras; xanthorrhoea the grass-tree medicine; floral emissaries; bush beverages; bush tucker bugs; medicinal and toxic honeys; uniquely Australian flowers, flavors, and fragrance; the aromatic export sandalwood; and the famous Australian gum tree.
Among other attractions, visitors will be able to enjoy crumbly cheese from Cheshire, delicious lamb from North Wales, Sarsaparilla from Lancashire, and coffee from Birkenhead, courtesy of Adams & Russell, Wirral's only coffee roaster.
Inside the store, visitors purchase cider, fresh fruit, fruit butters and jellies locally made from organic ingredients, and variations of Sarsaparilla and Lost Trail Root Beer.
Therefore, the FDA can't ban the old herbal standards-like garlic, ginger, ginseng, or sarsaparilla.
Therefore, the FDA does not have the authority to ban the old herbal standards--like garlic, ginger, ginseng, or sarsaparilla.
The FDA can't ban the old herbal standards, like garlic, ginger, ginseng, or sarsaparilla.
To a question about abduction of French tourist Antheno Sarsaparilla, the IGP said that a man had been identified on suspicion, and progress in the investigation for safe recovery of the French citizen would be made after inclusion of the man in interrogation.
Aphrodisiac herbs like maca, damiana, muira puama, ginkgo and sarsaparilla are also all remarkable herbs of Eros.