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Descriptor English: Valerian
Descriptor Spanish: Valeriana
Descriptor Portuguese: Valeriana
Descriptor French: Valeriana
Entry term(s): Garden Heliotrope
Garden Heliotropes
Heliotrope, Garden
Heliotropes, Garden
Valeriana
Valeriana angustifolia
Valeriana officinali
Valeriana officinalis
Valeriana officinalis (Homeopathy)
Valerianas
Valerians
officinalis, Valeriana
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.328.937.888
HP4.018.778.155
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014632
Scope note: A plant genus of the family VALERIANACEAE, order Dipsacales, subclass Asteridae, class Magnoliopsida. It is best known for the sedative use and valepotriate content of the roots. It is sometimes called Garden Heliotrope but is unrelated to true Heliotrope (HELIOTROPIUM).
Annotation: do not confuse X ref HELIOTROPE, GARDEN with HELIOTROPIUM
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: 91,63-85; was see under PLANTS, MEDICINAL 1986-90; was heading 1963-85
History Note: 91(86)63; was see under PLANTS, MEDICINAL 1986-90; was heading 1963-85
DeCS ID: 15036
Unique ID: D014632
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Valerian - Preferred
Concept UI M0022495
Scope note A plant genus of the family VALERIANACEAE, order Dipsacales, subclass Asteridae, class Magnoliopsida. It is best known for the sedative use and valepotriate content of the roots. It is sometimes called Garden Heliotrope but is unrelated to true Heliotrope (HELIOTROPIUM).
Preferred term Valerian
Entry term(s) Valeriana
Valerianas
Valerians
Valeriana officinalis - Narrower
Concept UI M0381713
Scope note Valeriana officinalis L. is the official species but others have similar compounds and effects.
Preferred term Valeriana officinalis
Entry term(s) Valeriana angustifolia
Valeriana officinali
officinalis, Valeriana
Heliotrope, Garden - Narrower
Concept UI M0386953
Preferred term Heliotrope, Garden
Entry term(s) Garden Heliotrope
Garden Heliotropes
Heliotropes, Garden
Valeriana officinalis (Homeopathy) - Narrower
Concept UI FD00060141
Scope note Homeopathic remedy. Scientific name: Valeriana officinalis. Synonym: Valeriana angustifolia. Common name: Valerian. Abbreviation: "valer.". Plant origin. Original habitat: Europe and Northern Asia. Parts used: roots.
Preferred term Valeriana officinalis (Homeopathy)



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