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teasel

Chinese medicine
A perennial plant, the root of which is analgesic, haemostatic and tonic; it is used for breast tumours, fractures, low back pain, menstrual disorders, postpartum bleeding, sports injuries, increased urinary frequency, and Raynaud phenomenon. 

Herbal medicine
Teasel was once used in Western herbal medicine as an anti-inflammatory, diaphoretic, diuretic and digestive tonic; it is rarely used by modern herbologists.
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On this, ma'am, Lady Teazle, seeing Sir Peter in such danger, ran out of the room in strong hysterics, and Charles after her, calling out for hartshorn and water; then, madam, they began to fight with swords--
Lady Teazle, "Society Chat," San Francisco Chronicle, October 13, 1907.
Production acquires an even sharper edge when Teazle, Maria's guardian, takes the stage and engages in battle with his younger, social-climbing wife, Lady Teazle (Kate Fry).
3, after Sir Oliver Surface gets Rowley's full report of developments in his absence, Sir Oliver, "~looking out~," sees Sir Peter Teazle for the first time since his return.
Joseph tells Lady Teazle that he is indifferent to Maria; after a quarrel with Sir Peter, Lady Teazle keeps an appointment at Joseph's rooms.
Gossip Girls: Lady Teazle, Nora Helmer, and Invisible-Hand Drama," Modern Drama 53.
Only three other stallions have achieved the feat - Sir Peter Teazle, Waxy and Cyllene - all of whom were born in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Horse Heroes" will showcase the family's paintings of legendary horses, including former Derby winners such as Sir Pete Teazle, Hyperion and Sansovino, as well as work by Sir Alfred Munnings and John Wootton.
Lord Derby had to wait until 17S7 to gain his first success with Sir Peter Teazle, and in those early days it was the third Earl of Egremont who had the biggest triumphs winning five Derbys between 17S2 and 1826.
You only have to remember all the fuss in Sheridan's delicious play, The School for Scandal, when Lady Teazle is discovered by her husband hiding behind the screens in Joseph Surface's bachelor apartments.
The evil schemes of the envious Baron Ganelon threaten their love, but they'll get by with a little help from the wily wood sprite Puck and a feisty fairy called Teazle.