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sab·a·dil·la

(sab'ă-dil'ă),
The seed of Schoenocaulon officinale (family Liliaceae), a plant of the shores of the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean; it yields cevadine, veratridine, and several other alkaloids; has been used externally as a parasiticide.
Synonym(s): cevadilla
[Sp. cevadilla, ult. fr. L. cibus, food]

sabadilla

(săb′ə-dĭl′ə, -dē′ə)
n.
1. A plant (Schoenocaulon officinale) found from Mexico to Peru, having long spikelike racemes of small flowers, long narrow leaves, and seeds that contain veratridine and other alkaloids.
2. A preparation of the seeds of this plant, used as an insecticide and in some medicinal preparations.
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In a 24-runner race that generated a national record for Tote turnover of pounds 274,000, 14-1 shot Sabadilla got up close home to land the winner's prize in the hands of his trainer Pat Verling.
Alternatively, homeopathic manufacturer Nelsons has developed a natural answer to help alleviate the symptoms of hayfever called Pollenna, which contains red onion, Euphrasia or eyebright, and Sabadilla to help relieve spasmodic sneezing with a runny nose.
Gosden, whose father `Towser' won the November Handicap four times, has an impressive record in the race having landed the end-of-season prize in the past with Hieroglyphic (1991), Turgenev (1992) and Sabadilla (1997).
We reserved judgment, though the sorry state of the squash and beans made me add sabadilla to my mental supply list for next year.
Made by grinding seeds of sabadilla lily (Schoenocaulon officinale).
Famous winners of the Al Rashidiya, won by Sabadilla in its inaugural running in 2000, include Naheef (2003), Right Approach (2004), Linngari (2006), Presvis (2011), Musir (20012) and Mujaarib (2014).
This time his hay fever resolved within days of taking Sabadilla (Mexican cevadilla), and the depression improved significantly within several weeks from the same medicine.
70 ch g; Soviet Star four-year-old is a half-brother to Grade 2-winning hurdler Ambobo and out of a sister to the Galway hurdle winner Sabadilla.
Cloone River's career has revolved around Galway in recent seasons, finishing runner-up to Sabadilla in the 2003 renewal of the Hurdle, having won his bumper here for local trainer Val O'Brien.
This is the consistent Berkley and a victory would bring back fond memories for Verling, who had his greatest day in racing when he rode and trained Sabadilla to win the 2003 Galway Hurdle.
The trainer won this back in 1997 with Sabadilla the outsider of his two entries.
BETTING: 2-1 Tissifer, 4-1 Maimana, 5-1 Dawn Invasion, 7-1 Bakiri, 8-1 Sabadilla, 10-1 In Disguise,