Medical Dictionary

yerba santa

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noun yerba san·ta \-ˈsän-tə, -ˈsan-\

Medical Definition of yerba santa

  1. :  an evergreen shrub of the genus Eriodictyon (E. californicum) of California whose aromatic dried leaves are used as an expectorant and to mask the bitter taste of various drugs; also :  eriodictyon 2

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