aralia

noun

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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“Aralia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aralia. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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