Definition of Eriodictyon californicum

1. Noun. Viscid evergreen shrub of western United States with white to deep lilac flowers; the sticky aromatic leaves are used in treating bronchial and pulmonary illnesses.

Exact synonyms: Yerba Santa
Group relationships: Eriodictyon, Genus Eriodictyon
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eriodictyon Californicum

Eriksonian
Erimanthos
Erin
Erin go bragh
Erinaceidae
Erinaceus
Erinaceus europaeus
Erinaceus europeaeus
Erinyes
Erinys
Eriobotrya
Eriobotrya japonica
Eriocaulaceae
Eriocaulon
Eriocaulon aquaticum
Eriodictyon californicum (current term)
Eriogonum allenii
Eriophorum
Eriophorum angustifolium
Eriophyllum
Eriophyllum lanatum
Eriophyllum wallacei
Eriosoma
Eriosoma lanigerum
Eris
Erithacus
Erithacus rubecola
Erithacus svecicus
Eritrea
Eritrean

Literary usage of Eriodictyon californicum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of pharmacology and its applications to therapeutics and toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1922)
"The dried leaves of Eriodictyon californicum (Composition, Tutin, 1910). Dose, i Gm., 15 gr., ... Eriodictyon californicum ..."

2. American Druggist (1888)
"If the Eriodictyon californicum is required, we advise our correspondent to order it either by that name. or. perhaps better, by the name " Yerba Santa. ..."

3. A Manual of organic materia medica by John Michael Maisch (1890)
"Stimulant, tonic, diuretic. Done, 1 to'2 grams (gr. xv-xxx), in infusion or fluid extract. ERIODICTYON.—MOUNTAIN BALM. Griffin.—Eriodictyon californicum ..."

4. The Microanalysis of Powdered Vegetable Drugs by Albert Schneider (1921)
"85. (Fig. 91.) ERIODICTYON. Mountain Balm. US Fl. ex. 30. Consumptives' weed, Bear's weed, E. The leaves of Eriodictyon californicum G., ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1906)
"... in the eighth decennial revision (1905) of that work, where it is defined as "the dried leaves of Eriodictyon californicum (Hooker and Arnott), Greene. ..."

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