Polemonium caeruleum
Valerian Va*le"ri*an, n. [LL. valeriana, perhaps from some person named Valerius, or fr. L. valere to be strong. powerful, on account of its medicinal virtues: cf. F. val['e]riane.] (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Valeriana}. The root of the officinal valerian ({Valeriana officinalis}) has a strong smell, and is much used in medicine as an antispasmodic. [1913 Webster]

{Greek valerian} (Bot.), a plant ({Polemonium c[ae]ruleum}) with blue or white flowers, and leaves resembling those of the officinal valerian. [1913 Webster]


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