Eriodictyon

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Related to Mountain balm: Eriodictyon californicum
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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
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Mountain Balm is closely related to Catnip (Nepata cataria), and attracts cats with pheromone overtones which emanate from the chemical metatabilacetone, which is hallucinogenic, and is incorporated in cat toys.