Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Eriodictyon: Eriodictyon californicum
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Eriodictyon - small genus of evergreen shrubs of southwestern United States and Mexico
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
Eriodictyon californicum, yerba santa - 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
References in periodicals archive ?
Abstract.--Indian Knob Mountainbalm Eriodictyon altissimum (Namaceae) is a shrub endemic to western San Luis Obispo County in central coastal California, and little has been published regarding it.
Our identification of sterubin as a potent neuroprotective component of a native California plant called Yerba santa (Eriodictyon californicum) is a promising step in that direction."
Obst et al., "Identification of an anti-inflammatory potential of Eriodictyon angustifolium compounds in human gingival fibroblasts," Food and Function, vol.
It has been suggested that eriodictyol, a bitter-masking flavanone extracted from Yerba Santa (Eriodictyon californicum), potently inhibits CERK expression and improves atopic dermatitis, a chronic, allergic, and inflammatory skin disease in a mouse model [139].
Yerba Santa (Eriodictyon sps) is a common southwestern herb found in dry and desert-like places.
acaudatus fue recolectada en 1958 por Drews en California, Estados Unidos de America, en Arctostaphylos (Ericaceae) y se ha reportado tambien en Eriodictyon sp.
Apendice 1 Flora Nombre comun proporcionado Nombre cientifico por informantes kumiai Chaparral costero y montana Encino Quercus agrifolia Lentisco Rhus laurina Valeriana Eriogonum fasciculatum Yerba santa Eriodictyon lanatum Chamizo Baccharis sarathroides Chamizo vara colorada Adenostoma sparsifolium Chamizo vara prieta Adenostoma fasciculatum Mangle Rhus ovata Hiedra venenosa Rhus diversiloba Toloache Datura inoxia Uva cimarrona Vitis girdiana Crucecilla Ceanothus spp.
Al comparar los resultados con los de Owen (1963), se identifico lo siguiente: Diferencia en cuanto a la planta medicinal mas usada en la comunidad, el autor reporta a la hierba santa (Eriodictyon angustifolium).