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Spikenard, Californian

Botanical: Aralia Californica


Aralia Californica or Californian Spikenard may be used for same purposes as the other species. It is very like A. racemosa, but bigger in herbage and root.

See:
ANGELICA TREE
DWARF ELDER (AMERICAN)
SARSAPARILLA, AMERICAN
SARSAPARILLA, CARACAO
SARSAPARILLA, JAMAICA
SARSAPARILLA, INDIAN
SARSAPARILLA, WILD

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Bear in mind "A Modern Herbal" was written with the conventional wisdom of the early 1900's. This should be taken into account as some of the information may now be considered inaccurate, or not in accordance with modern medicine.

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