pic·​ro·​rhi·​za ˌpik-rə-ˈrī-zə How to pronounce picrorhiza (audio)
: the dried rhizome of a Himalayan herb (Picrorhiza kurrooa) of the snapdragon family (Scrophulariaceae) that is used in India as a bitter tonic and antiperiodic

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“Picrorhiza.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/picrorhiza. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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