pulsatilla

noun

pul·​sa·​til·​la ˌpəl-sə-ˈtil-ə How to pronounce pulsatilla (audio)
: a dried medicinal herb from a pasqueflower (especially Anemone pulsatilla synonym Pulsatilla vulgaris) formerly used to treat amenorrhea and dysmenorrhea and still used in India to induce abortion

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“Pulsatilla.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pulsatilla. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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