Medical Definition of aralia
1 capitalized : a large genus (family Araliaceae) of widely distributed often aromatic herbs, shrubs, and trees with compound leaves and umbellate flowers that includes some with medicinal properties
2 : a plant of the genus Aralia
3 : the dried rhizome and roots of the American spikenard (Aralia racemosa) used as a diaphoretic and aromatic
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