California spikenard: 1 definition
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Biology (plants and animals)
California spikenard in English is the name of a plant defined with Aralia californica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Aralia californica var. acuminata S. Watson (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1876)
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See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Spikenard.
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