yerba buena

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yerba buena

(yâr′bə bwā′nə, yûr′bə)
n.
1. A trailing perennial plant (Clinopodium douglasii) in the mint family, having fragrant leaves and white or purplish flowers, used in herbal medicine and to make a tealike beverage.
2. Any of several other fragrant plants in the mint family.

yerba buena (yer·b bwāˑ·n),

n traditional name given to mint, savory, or other herbs, depending upon the local variant of Curanderismo being practiced. See also Curanderismo.