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The ‘Cecil’ Glossary of Materia Medica and Medical Terminology
Word From Document Chemical or Mineral? Other Contemporary Name or Alternative Spelling Modern Botanical: Stace/Grin Dioscorides ref Alternative Names explanation: D = Dioscorides Imported Source of Info
jejunus n fasting, hungry n
jua / iva artetica n see cipress roots ground pine cleanses entrails, helps liver & kidneys, cures ulcers n Gerard 527; Pharmaco-Pinax p17
jujubes n Ziziphus v. or jujuba I 121 for stings partly dried fruit cf plums: also tree with plums; a purge y Gerard 1492
julep n less boiled than syrup sweet drink, used a vehicle for medicine, comforting n Barrough p394
juniper n Juniperus communis [others] I 103 use berry; good against spasm, coughs, snake bites: D- diuretical n Wirsung
jusculus n broth or pottage n Lex. Med.
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