yerba santa


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er·i·o·dic·ty·on

(er'ē-ō-dik'tē-on),
The dried leaves of Eriodictyon californicum (family Hydrophyllaceae); the fluidextract and the syrup have been used as an expectorant and flavoring agent to mask the taste of bitter substances.
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yerba santa

(săn′tə)
n.
Any of various western North American evergreen shrubs of the genus Eriodictyon, having tubular white to purple flowers and narrow leaves used in herbal medicine.
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yerba santa

Pseudomedicine
An essence which, in the pseudoscience of flower essence therapy, is said to widen one’s emotional range.
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One asthma tea mix that I frequently make contains mullein leaves, echinacea root, violets, coltsfoot leaves, and yerba santa leaves.