Artemisia Absinthium

Artemisia Absinthium
Sal Sal (s[a^]l), n. [L. See {Salt}.] (Chem. & Pharm.) Salt. [1913 Webster]

{Sal absinthii} [NL.] (Old Chem.), an impure potassium carbonate obtained from the ashes of wormwood ({Artemisia Absinthium}).

{Sal acetosell[ae]} [NL.] (Old Chem.), salt of sorrel.

{Sal alembroth}. (Old Chem.) See {Alembroth}.

{Sal ammoniac} (Chem.), ammonium chloride, {NH4Cl}, a white crystalline volatile substance having a sharp salty taste, obtained from gas works, from nitrogenous matter, etc. It is largely employed as a source of ammonia, as a reagent, and as an expectorant in bronchitis. So called because originally made from the soot from camel's dung at the temple of Jupiter Ammon in Africa. Called also {muriate of ammonia}.

{Sal catharticus} [NL.] (Old Med. Chem.), Epsom salts.

{Sal culinarius} [L.] (Old Chem.), common salt, or sodium chloride.

{Sal Cyrenaicus}. [NL.] (Old Chem.) See {Sal ammoniac} above.

{Sal de duobus}, {Sal duplicatum} [NL.] (Old Chem.), potassium sulphate; -- so called because erroneously supposed to be composed of two salts, one acid and one alkaline.

{Sal diureticus} [NL.] (Old Med. Chem.), potassium acetate.

{Sal enixum} [NL.] (Old Chem.), acid potassium sulphate.

{Sal gemm[ae]} [NL.] (Old Min.), common salt occuring native.

{Sal Jovis} [NL.] (Old Chem.), salt tin, or stannic chloride; -- the alchemical name of tin being Jove.

{Sal Martis} [NL.] (Old Chem.), green vitriol, or ferrous sulphate; -- the alchemical name of iron being Mars.

{Sal microcosmicum} [NL.] (Old Chem.) See {Microcosmic salt}, under {Microcosmic}.

{Sal plumbi} [NL.] (Old Chem.), sugar of lead.

{Sal prunella}. (Old Chem.) See {Prunella salt}, under 1st {Prunella}.

{Sal Saturni} [NL.] (Old Chem.), sugar of lead, or lead acetate; -- the alchemical name of lead being Saturn.

{Sal sedativus} [NL.] (Old Chem.), sedative salt, or boric acid.

{Sal Seignette} [F. seignette, sel de seignette] (Chem.), Rochelle salt.

{Sal soda} (Chem.), sodium carbonate. See under {Sodium}.

{Sal vitrioli} [NL.] (Old Chem.), white vitriol; zinc sulphate.

{Sal volatile}. [NL.] (a) (Chem.) See {Sal ammoniac}, above. (b) Spirits of ammonia. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Artemisia absinthium — Artemisia Ar te*mi si*a ([aum]rt[ e] m[i^]zh [i^]*[.a] or [aum]rt[ e] m[i^]sh [i^]*[.a]), n. [L. Artemisia, Gr. Artemisi a.] (Bot.) A genus of plants including the plants called mugwort, southernwood, and wormwood. Of these {Artemisia absinthium} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Artemisia absinthium — Absinthium Ab*sin thi*um, n. [L., from Gr. ?.] (Bot.) The common wormwood ({Artemisia absinthium}), an intensely bitter plant, used as a tonic and for making the oil of wormwood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Artemisia absinthium — Asensio redirige aquí. Para el director de orquesta y violinista español, véase Enrique García Asensio.   Ajenjo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Artemisia absinthium — Wermut Gemeiner Wermut (Artemisia absinthium) Systematik Familie: Korbblütler (Asteraceae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Artemisia absinthium — Taxobox name = Artemisia absinthium image width = 250px image caption = Artemisia absinthium growing wild in the Caucasus regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae genus = Artemisia… …   Wikipedia

  • Artemisia absinthium — Absinthe (plante) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Absinthe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Artemisia absinthium — kartusis kietis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos prieskoninis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Artemisia absinthium), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. Naudojamas maisto priedams (kvėpikliams) gaminti. atitikmenys: lot. Artemisia… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Artemisia Absinthium — Wormwood Worm wood, n. [AS. werm?d, akin to OHG. wermuota, wormuota, G. wermuth, wermut; of uncertain origin.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) A composite plant ({Artemisia Absinthium}), having a bitter and slightly aromatic taste, formerly used as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Artemisia absinthium — Absinthin Ab*sin thin, n. (Chem.) The bitter principle of wormwood ({Artemisia absinthium}). Watts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Artemisia absinthium — ID 6405 Symbol Key ARAB3 Common Name absinthium Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CO, CT, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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