"Valerian" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A plant genus of the family VALERIANACEAE, order Dipsacales, subclass Asteridae, class Magnoliopsida. It is best known for the sedative use and valepotriate content of the roots. It is sometimes called Garden Heliotrope but is unrelated to true Heliotrope (HELIOTROPIUM).
- Heliotrope, Garden
- Garden Heliotrope
- Garden Heliotropes
- Heliotropes, Garden
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