Related entry: Centaury

Canchalagua.—This plant, Erythraea venusta A. Gray (Fam. Gentianaceae), found on our Pacific coast, is a valuable bitter tonic and stomachic. (Ph. Rec., 1887, 363.) Erythraea australis R. Br. is said to be similarly used in Australia. (P. J., xix.)

The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.