dittany, used by the Indians as a remedy for various diseases.
The sacred plants of the goddess were, the willow, pomegranate, the dittany and the lily.
Fraxinella, frak-si-nel′a, n. a common name for cultivated species of dittany.
dittany, dit′a-ni, n. a genus of aromatic perennial plants, formerly much used medicinally as a tonic.
According to Virgil, Venus healed the wounded neas with dittany.