asarum

noun
as·​a·​rum | \ˈas-ə-rəm \

Medical Definition of asarum 

1 capitalized : a genus of herbs (family Aristolochiaceae) that are native to temperate regions of the northern hemisphere, have pungent aromatic roots and dull-colored flowers, and include the wild ginger

2 : the dried rhizome and roots of wild ginger used as aromatic bitters and as a flavoring agent

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