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Plants, Medicinal MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Tree Number(s)
B01.650.560
Unique ID
D010946
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010946
Annotation
IM general only; specify geographic term if pertinent
Scope Note
Plants whose roots, leaves, seeds, bark, or other constituent parts possess therapeutic, tonic, purgative, curative or other pharmacologic attributes, when administered to man or animals.
Entry Term(s)
Healing Plants
Herbs, Medicinal
Medicinal Herbs
Medicinal Plants
Pharmaceutical Plants
See Also
Ethnobotany
Ethnopharmacology
Medicine, Traditional
Pharmacognosy
Phytotherapy
Plant Extracts
Public MeSH Note
AESCULUS, ARECA, CASTANEA, CHELIDONIUM, CHENOPODIUM, COCA, COLCHICUM, COLOCYNTH, CRATAEGUS, CUBEB, ECHINACEA, ERYTHRINA, GELSEMIUM, GENTIAN, HYDRASTIS, LITHOSPERMUM, MARRUBIUM, MYRICA, PAPAVER, RAUWOLFIA, ROSA, SARSAPARILLA, SALIX, TAMARIND & VALERIAN were headings 1963-85; ADONIS, ASPIDIUM & OLEANDER were see under PLANTS, MEDICINAL 1978-85 and headings 1963-77; AMMI was see under PLANTS, MEDICINAL 1977-85; ALOE & RHUBARB were headings 1963-77; PLANTAGO was see PSYLLIUM 1963-77
Online Note
use PLANTS, MEDICINAL to search AESCULUS, ASPIDIUM, CASTANEA, CHELIDONIUM, CHENOPODIUM, COLOCYNTH, CRATAEGUS, CUBEB, ECHINACEA, GELSEMIUM, GENTIAN, HYDRASTIS, LITHOSPERMUM, MARRUBIUM, MYRICA, RAUWOLFIA, ROSA, SARSAPARILLA, SALIX & TAMARIND 1966-85
History Note
AESCULUS, CASTANEA, CHELIDONIUM, CHENOPODIUM, COLCHICUM, COLOCYNTH, CRATAEGUS, CUBEB, ECHINACEA, GELSEMIUM, GENTIAN, HYDRASTIS, LITHOSPERMUM, MARRUBIUM, MYRICA, RAUWOLFIA, ROSA, SARSAPARILLA, SALIX & TAMARIND were headings 1963-85; ADONIS, ASPIDIUM & OLEANDER were see under PLANTS, MEDICINAL 1978-85 and headings 1963-77; AMMI was see under PLANTS, MEDICINAL 1977-85
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
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