In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The author suggests that the mandrake tradition may have originated in Persia, and other plants may have been previously similarly used in Northern Europe (e.g. bryony, Bryonia dioica) and in China (ginseng, Panax ginseng).
- The two listed active ingredients, white bryony (a type of vine) and potassium dichromate, are diluted to .000001 PPM and 1 PPM respectively.
- The white bryony flowers are very small and have green veins.
- This suggests that Gerarde did not distinguish clearly between red-berried, tendril-lacking Tamus communis L. and the red-berried, tendril-bearing Bryonia cretica L., which is also now known as the white bryony.
- The only member of the cucumber or melon family to grow wild in Britain, white bryony is not related to black bryony.
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