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allheal

Syllabification: all·heal
Pronunciation: /ˈôlhēl
 
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Definition of allheal in English:

noun

Any of a number of plants, in particular valerian, used in herbal medicine and traditionally considered to be effective in treating a variety of conditions.
Example sentences
  • Mistletoe, called allheal, a bestower of life and fertility, a protection against poison and a provider of safe conduct through the underworld, is of the dark, fertile, gestating side of mid winter.
  • Allheal symbolizes peace, prosperity, healing, wellness, fertility, rest, and protection.

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