Chinese rhubarb

Rheum palmatum or Rheum officinale. The root of this plant has been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. It may have anti-inflammatory and anticancer effects. Also called rhubarb, da-huang, Indian rhubarb, and Turkish rhubarb.

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  • Chinese rhubarb — can mean either of two species of rhubarb, genus Rheum: Rheum palmatum Linnaeus 1759, also known as Turkey rhubarb, East Indian rhubarb, or palmate rhubarb Rheum officinale Baillon 1871, also known as Indian rhubarb, Tibetan rhubarb, or medicinal …   Wikipedia

  • Chinese rhubarb — n a rhubarb of the genus Rheum (R. officinale) from whose rhizome and roots medicinal rhubarb is obtained * * * 1. Rheum palmatum. 2. a preparation of the dried rhizome of R. palmatum, used as a laxative; it is also used for a variety of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Chinese rhubarb — plaštakinis rabarbaras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūgtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Rheum palmatum), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Rheum palmatum angl …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Chinese rhubarb — tangutinis rabarbaras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūgtinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Rheum tanguticum), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Rheum tanguticum angl. Chinese rhubarb; Turkey rhubarb vok. Kronrhabarber šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Chinese rhubarb — daržovinis rabarbaras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūgtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Rheum officinale), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Rheum officinale… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Chinese rhubarb — noun long used for laxative properties • Syn: ↑Rheum palmatum • Hypernyms: ↑rhubarb, ↑rhubarb plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rhubarb — For other uses, see Rhubarb (disambiguation). Rhubarb Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Rhubarb (disambiguation) — If you searched for rhubarb you may be looking for:*Rhubarb, a perennial plant whose long pink petioles (leaf stems) are cooked and eaten ** The Rhubarb Triangle, an area of England between Pontefract, Wakefield and Leeds where rhubarb is grown… …   Wikipedia

  • Chinese herbology — For non Chinese traditions of herbology, see herbalism. Chinese Herbology (simplified Chinese: 中药学; traditional Chinese: 中藥學; pinyin: zhōngyào xué) is the theory of Traditional Chinese herbal therapy, which accounts for the majority of treatments …   Wikipedia

  • rhubarb plant — noun plants having long green or reddish acidic leafstalks growing in basal clumps; stems (and only the stems) are edible when cooked; leaves are poisonous • Syn: ↑rhubarb • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑Himalayan rhubarb, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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