stillingia

noun
stil·lin·gia | \sti-ˈlin-j(ē-)ə \

Medical Definition of stillingia 

1 capitalized : a genus of widely distributed herbs and shrubs (family Euphorbiaceae)

2 : the dried root of a plant of the genus Stillingia (S. sylvatica) formerly used as a sialagogue, diuretic, and laxative

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