yerba santa

noun
yerba san·​ta | \ -ˈsän-tə How to pronounce yerba santa (audio) , -ˈsan- How to pronounce yerba santa (audio) \

Medical Definition of yerba santa

: 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 sense 2

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