any of several southern African citrus shrubs of the genus Agathosma or the genus Diosma, especially A. betulina, A. crenulata, or D. ericoides, whose leaves yield a dark-colored oil formerly used as a urinary antiseptic and mild diuretic.
Historical Examples

Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley
The Clarion Samuel Hopkins Adams
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 Various
Outa Karel’s Stories Sanni Metelerkamp
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 Various
Outa Karel’s Stories Sanni Metelerkamp
Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold

any of several S. African rutaceous shrubs of the genus Barosma, esp B. betulina, whose leaves are used as an antiseptic and diuretic


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