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Ferula MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ferula
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.075.300
Unique ID
D005309
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005309
Annotation
distinguish from true Fennel = FOENICULUM
Scope Note
A plant genus of the family APIACEAE. It contains pungent oils and resins. It is used to flavor curries, as a carminative, and as cat and dog repellent. The occasionally used common name of 'giant fennel' should not be confused with true fennel (FOENICULUM).
Entry Term(s)
Asa-foetida
Asafetida
Asafoetida
Ferula foetida
Ferula harmonis
Ferula hermonis
Zallouh
Registry Number
txid52470
Related Numbers
txid371345
txid52471
txid662815
Public MeSH Note
91,63-85; was see under PLANTS, TOXIC 1986-90; was heading 1963-85
History Note
91(86)63; was see under PLANTS, TOXIC 1986-90; was heading 1963-85
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Ferula Preferred
Ferula foetida Narrower
Asafoetida Narrower
Ferula hermonis Narrower
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