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Descriptor English: Plants, Medicinal
Descriptor Spanish: Plantas Medicinales
Descriptor Portuguese: Plantas Medicinais
Descriptor French: Plantes médicinales
Entry term(s): Healing Plant
Healing Plants
Herb, Medicinal
Herbs, Medicinal
Medicinal Herb
Medicinal Herbs
Medicinal Plant
Medicinal Plants
Pharmaceutical Plant
Pharmaceutical Plants
Plant, Healing
Plant, Medicinal
Plant, Pharmaceutical
Plants, Healing
Plants, Pharmaceutical
Tree number(s): B01.650.560
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010946
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.
Annotation: IM general only; specify geographic term if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
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
Related: Ethnobotany MeSH
Ethnopharmacology MeSH
Medicine, Traditional MeSH
Pharmacognosy MeSH
Phytotherapy MeSH
Plant Extracts MeSH
DeCS ID: 11379
Unique ID: D010946
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Plants, Medicinal - Preferred
Concept UI M0016971
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.
Preferred term Plants, Medicinal
Entry term(s) Medicinal Plant
Medicinal Plants
Plant, Medicinal
Pharmaceutical Plants - Narrower
Concept UI M0553972
Scope note Plants containing an active ingredient(s) with applications for medicinal purposes.
Preferred term Pharmaceutical Plants
Entry term(s) Healing Plant
Healing Plants
Pharmaceutical Plant
Plant, Healing
Plant, Pharmaceutical
Plants, Healing
Plants, Pharmaceutical
Medicinal Herbs - Narrower
Concept UI M0016970
Preferred term Medicinal Herbs
Entry term(s) Herb, Medicinal
Herbs, Medicinal
Medicinal Herb



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