Angelica anomala

Angelica anomala

Chinese herbal medicine
A perennial herb, the root of which is analgesic, an antidote, aromatic, a circulatory stimulant and sedative; it has been used for dermatitis, headaches, nasal congestion, purulent discharges, snakebites, toothaches and vertigo.
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She immediately obeyed, by putting the same quantity of perry to the fire; for this readily answered to the name of every kind of wine.
But, as neither of these criminals answered to the name of Oliver, or knew anything about him, Nancy made straight up to the bluff officer in the striped waistcoat; and with the most piteous wailings and lamentations, rendered more piteous by a prompt and efficient use of the street-door key and the little basket, demanded her own dear brother.
The only persons who did not share the general regard for the White Hussars were a few thousand gentlemen of Jewish extraction who lived across the border, and answered to the name of Pathan.
A woman's voice answered to the name from the interior of the house.