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YERBA SANTA

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Eriodictyon glutinosum. (Eriodictyon californicum).

Synonym ► Bearsweed, Mountain Balm.

Habitat ► Grown in, and imported from, California.

Features ► Leaves elliptic-lanceolate, serrate, about three inches by one inch, shiny above, white down underneath. Taste and odour, aromatic.

Part used ► Leaves.

Action ► Expectorant, tonic.

In catarrhal affections of the respiratory organs. Often a constituent of asthma prescriptions.

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