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Descriptor English: Ferula
Descriptor Spanish: Ferula
Descriptor Portuguese: Ferula
Descriptor French: Ferula
Entry term(s): Asa foetida
Asa-foetida
Asa-foetidas
Asafetida
Asafetidas
Asafoetida
Asafoetida (Homeopathy)
Asafoetidas
Ferula foetida
Ferula foetidas
Ferula harmoni
Ferula harmonis
Ferula hermoni
Ferula hermonis
Ferulas
Zallouh
Zallouhs
foetida, Ferula
harmonis, Ferula
hermonis, Ferula
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.075.300
HP4.018.282.568
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005309
Scope note: A plant genus of the family APIACEAE. It contains pungent oils and resins. It is used to flavor curries, as a carminative, and as cat and dog repellent. The occasionally used common name of 'giant fennel' should not be confused with true fennel (FOENICULUM).
Annotation: distinguish from true Fennel = FOENICULUM
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, TOXIC 1986-90; was heading 1963-85
History Note: 91(86)63; was see under PLANTS, TOXIC 1986-90; was heading 1963-85
Related: Ferula glauca DeCS
Sumbulus moschatus DeCS
DeCS ID: 5419
Unique ID: D005309
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Ferula - Preferred
Concept UI M0008387
Scope note A plant genus of the family APIACEAE. It contains pungent oils and resins. It is used to flavor curries, as a carminative, and as cat and dog repellent. The occasionally used common name of 'giant fennel' should not be confused with true fennel (FOENICULUM).
Preferred term Ferula
Entry term(s) Ferulas
Ferula hermonis - Narrower
Concept UI M0389263
Scope note A species of the FERULA genus that contains daucane sesquiterpenes.
Preferred term Ferula hermonis
Entry term(s) Ferula harmoni
Ferula harmonis
Ferula hermoni
Zallouh
Zallouhs
harmonis, Ferula
hermonis, Ferula
Ferula foetida - Narrower
Concept UI M0388730
Scope note A plant species that is one of the sources of asafoetida.
Preferred term Ferula foetida
Entry term(s) Ferula foetidas
foetida, Ferula
Asafoetida - Narrower
Concept UI M0008385
Preferred term Asafoetida
Entry term(s) Asa foetida
Asa-foetida
Asa-foetidas
Asafetida
Asafetidas
Asafoetidas
Asafoetida (Homeopathy) - Narrower
Concept UI FD00058755
Scope note Homeopathic remedy. Scientific name: Ferula assa foetida. Common names: Devil's dung, Stinking gum, Asant, Food of the gods, Kaayam. Abbreviation: "asaf.". Plant origin. Original habitat.: Afghanistan, Iran and Iraq. Parts used: resin.
Preferred term Asafoetida (Homeopathy)



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