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AUTHOR(S): Blackburn, J. L.; Chandler, R. F.; Hedley, M.; O'Neil, T.; Pasen, L.; Salvador, R.; Shantz, R. C.; Stelling, K.; Willard
TITLE: Second report of the expert advisory committee on herbs and botanical preparations.
YEAR: 1993 CITATION: Can Gaz Health Canada, -(), 3908-3915+ [English]
FDA #: F10498
GRIN #: 1358 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: calamus
STANDARD COMMON NAME: calamus
FAMILYAcoraceae
LATIN NAMEAcorus calamus L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAcorus calamus L.
GRIN #: 1381 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: black cohosh
STANDARD COMMON NAME: Chinese cimicifuga
FAMILYRanunculaceae
LATIN NAMECimicifuga racemosa (L.) Nutt.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEActaea cimicifuga L.
GRIN #: 404128 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: white baneberry
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYRanunculaceae
LATIN NAMEActea pachypoda (Ait.) willd.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEActaea pachypoda Elliott
GRIN #: 1383 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: red baneberry
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYRanunculaceae
LATIN NAMEActea rubra (Ait.) Willd.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEActaea rubra (Aiton) Willd.
GRIN #: 1628 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: horse-chestnut
STANDARD COMMON NAME: horse chesnut
FAMILYSapindaceae
LATIN NAMEAesculus hippocastanum L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAesculus hippocastanum L.
GRIN #: 413030 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Spanish arrowroot
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYZingiberaceae
LATIN NAMEMaranta malaccensis L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAlpinia malaccensis (Burm. f.) Roscoe
COMMON NAME: dong quai
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYApiaceae
LATIN NAMEAngelica polymorpha Maxim. var. sinensis Oliv.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAngelica polymorpha Maxim.
GRIN #: 102186 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: spreading dogbane
STANDARD COMMON NAME: spreading dogbane
FAMILYApocynaceae
LATIN NAMEApocynum androsaemifolium L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEApocynum androsaemifolium L.
GRIN #: 3718 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Canadian hemp
STANDARD COMMON NAME: Indian hemp
FAMILYApocynaceae
LATIN NAMEApocynum cannabinum L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEApocynum cannabinum L.
GRIN #: 3866 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: uva-ursi
STANDARD COMMON NAME: uva-ursi
FAMILYEricaceae
LATIN NAMEArctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEArctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.
GRIN #: 3903 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: betel nut
STANDARD COMMON NAME: betelnut palm
FAMILYArecaceae
LATIN NAMEAreca catechu L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAreca catechu L.
GRIN #: 4274 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: wormwood
STANDARD COMMON NAME: wormwood
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMEArtemisia absinthium L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEArtemisia absinthium L.
GRIN #: 4291 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: levant wormseed
STANDARD COMMON NAME: sea wormwood
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMEArtemisia maritima L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEArtemisia maritima L.
GRIN #: 4190 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: mugwort
STANDARD COMMON NAME: mugwort
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMEArtemisia vulgaris L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEArtemisia vulgaris L.
GRIN #: 6051 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: deadly nightshade
STANDARD COMMON NAME: belladonna
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMEAtropa belladonna L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAtropa belladonna L.
GRIN #: 6814 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: mountain grape
STANDARD COMMON NAME: Oregon grape
FAMILYBerberidaceae
LATIN NAMEMahonia aquifolium (Pursh.) Nutt.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEBerberis aquifolium Pursh
GRIN #: 6992 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: barberry
STANDARD COMMON NAME: barberry
FAMILYBerberidaceae
LATIN NAMEBerberis vulgaris L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEBerberis vulgaris L.
GRIN #: 401582 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: European white bryony
STANDARD COMMON NAME: white bryony
FAMILYCucurbitaceae
LATIN NAMEBryonia alba L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEBryonia alba L.
GRIN #: 8028 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: white bryony
STANDARD COMMON NAME: red bryony
FAMILYCucurbitaceae
LATIN NAMEBryonia dioica L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEBryonia dioica Jacq.
GRIN #: 402531 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: blue cohosh
STANDARD COMMON NAME: blue cohosh
FAMILYBerberidaceae
LATIN NAMECaulophyllum thalictroides (L.) Michx.
STANDARD PLANT NAMECaulophyllum thalictroides (L.) Michx.
GRIN #: 10169 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: celandine
STANDARD COMMON NAME: celandine
FAMILYPapaveraceae
LATIN NAMEChelidonium majus L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEChelidonium majus L.
GRIN #: 10578 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME: camphor
FAMILYLauraceae
LATIN NAMECinnamomum camphora Seib.
STANDARD PLANT NAMECinnamomum camphora (L.) J. Presl
GRIN #: 401608 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYLauraceae
LATIN NAMECinnamomum micranthum hayata
STANDARD PLANT NAMECinnamomum micranthum (Hayata) Hayata
GRIN #: 11137 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: autumn crocus
STANDARD COMMON NAME: autumn crocus
FAMILYColchicaceae
LATIN NAMEColchicum autumnale L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEColchicum autumnale L.
GRIN #: 11262 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: hemlock
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYApiaceae
LATIN NAMEConium maculatum L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEConium maculatum L.
GRIN #: 11280 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: lily-of-the-valley
STANDARD COMMON NAME: lily-of-the-valley
FAMILYRuscaceae
LATIN NAMEConvalaria majalis L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEConvallaria majalis L.
GRIN #: 12426 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: croton
STANDARD COMMON NAME: purging croton
FAMILYEuphorbiaceae
LATIN NAMECroton tiglium L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMECroton tiglium L.
FDA #: F10498
GRIN #: 3393G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: daphne
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYThymelaeaceae
LATIN NAMEDaphne spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEDaphne sp.
GRIN #: 13323 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: jimsonweed
STANDARD COMMON NAME: Jimson weed
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMEDatura stramonium L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEDatura stramonium L.
GRIN #: 13986 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: foxglove
STANDARD COMMON NAME: digitalis
FAMILYPlantaginaceae
LATIN NAMEDigitalis purpurea L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEDigitalis purpurea L.
GRIN #: 14393 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: tonka bean
STANDARD COMMON NAME: tonka
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMEDipteryx odorata Willd.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEDipteryx odorata (Aubl.) Willd.
GRIN #: 446530 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: wormseed
STANDARD COMMON NAME: epazote
FAMILYChenopodiaceae
LATIN NAMEChenopodium ambrosioides L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEDysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
FDA #: F10498
GRIN #: 4515G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: euphorbia
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYEuphorbiaceae
LATIN NAMEEuphorbia spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEEuphorbia sp.
GRIN #: 393 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: yellow jessamine
STANDARD COMMON NAME: gelsemium
FAMILYGelsemiaceae
LATIN NAMEGelsemium sempervirens (L.) Ait. f.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEGelsemium sempervirens (L.) J. St.-Hil.
GRIN #: 316705 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME: American pennyroyal
FAMILYLamiaceae
LATIN NAMEHedeoma pulegioides (L.) pers.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEHedeoma pulegioides (L.) Pers.
GRIN #: 19478 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: goldenseal
STANDARD COMMON NAME: goldenseal
FAMILYRanunculaceae
LATIN NAMEHydrastis canadensis L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEHydrastis canadensis L.
GRIN #: 19532 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: henbane
STANDARD COMMON NAME: henbane
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMEHyoscyamus niger L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEHyoscyamus niger L.
GRIN #: 19600 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: St. John's wort
STANDARD COMMON NAME: St. John's wort
FAMILYHypericaceae
LATIN NAMEHypericum perforatum L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEHypericum perforatum L.
GRIN #: 450260 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: ragwort
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMESenecio jacobaea L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEJacobaea vulgaris Gaertn.
GRIN #: 20859 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYCupressaceae
LATIN NAMEJuniperus sabina L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEJuniperus sabina L.
GRIN #: 310628 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: lantana
STANDARD COMMON NAME: lantana
FAMILYVerbenaceae
LATIN NAMELantana camara L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMELantana camara L.
GRIN #: 22466 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: lobelia
STANDARD COMMON NAME: lobelia
FAMILYCampanulaceae
LATIN NAMELobelia inflata L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMELobelia inflata L.
GRIN #: 23342 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: European mandrake
STANDARD COMMON NAME: mandrake
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMEMandragora officinarum L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEMandragora officinarum L.
GRIN #: 24079 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME: European pennyroyal
FAMILYLamiaceae
LATIN NAMEMentha pulegium L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEMentha pulegium L.
GRIN #: 25042 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: narcissus
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAmaryllidaceae
LATIN NAMENarcissus poeticus L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMENarcissus poeticus L.
GRIN #: 25045 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: daffodil
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAmaryllidaceae
LATIN NAMENarcissus pseudonarcissus L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMENarcissus pseudonarcissus L.
GRIN #: 411192 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Brazilian sassafras oil
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYLauraceae
LATIN NAMEOcotea cymbarum H. B. K.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEOcotea cymbarum Kunth
GRIN #: 402661 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: yohimbe
STANDARD COMMON NAME: yohimbe
FAMILYRubiaceae
LATIN NAMEPausinystalia yohimbe (K. Schum.) Pierre
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPausinystalia johimbe (K. Schum.) Pierre ex Beille
GRIN #: 27448 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME: parsley
FAMILYApiaceae
LATIN NAMEPetroselinum crispum (Mill.) Nym. ex A. W. Hill
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPetroselinum crispum (Mill.) Nyman ex A. W. Hill
GRIN #: 400661 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: American mistletoe
STANDARD COMMON NAME: American mistletoe
FAMILYSantalaceae
LATIN NAMEPhoradendron tomentosum (DC.) Egelm. subspecies macrophyllum (Cockerell) Wiens
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPhoradendron leucarpum (Raf.) Reveal & M. C. Johnst.
GRIN #: 28242 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: calabar bean
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMEPhysostigma venenosum Balf.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPhysostigma venenosum Balf.
GRIN #: 28252 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: red pokeweed
STANDARD COMMON NAME: poke
FAMILYPhytolaccaceae
LATIN NAMEPhytolacca americana L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPhytolacca americana L.
GRIN #: 29138 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: American mandrake
STANDARD COMMON NAME: mayapple
FAMILYBerberidaceae
LATIN NAMEPodophyllum peltatum L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPodophyllum peltatum L.
FDA #: F10498
GRIN #: 10272G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: devil pepper
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYApocynaceae
LATIN NAMERauwolfia spp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMERauvolfia sp.
GRIN #: 31896 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: castor bean
STANDARD COMMON NAME: castor
FAMILYEuphorbiaceae
LATIN NAMERicinus communis L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMERicinus communis L.
GRIN #: 32578 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: rue
STANDARD COMMON NAME: rue
FAMILYRutaceae
LATIN NAMERuta graveolens L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMERuta graveolens L.
GRIN #: 32950 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME: sage
FAMILYLamiaceae
LATIN NAMESalvia officinalis L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMESalvia officinalis L.
GRIN #: 33014 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: bloodroot
STANDARD COMMON NAME: bloodroot
FAMILYPapaveraceae
LATIN NAMESanguinaria canadensis L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMESanguinaria canadensis L.
GRIN #: 33168 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME: sassafras
FAMILYLauraceae
LATIN NAMESassafras albidum (Nutt.) Nees
STANDARD PLANT NAMESassafras albidum (Nutt.) Nees
GRIN #: 316822 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: golden ragwort
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMESenecio aureus L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMESenecio aureus L.
GRIN #: 101313 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: bittersweet
STANDARD COMMON NAME: bittersweet
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMESolanum dulcamara L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMESolanum dulcamara L.
GRIN #: 35817 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: strophanthus
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYApocynaceae
LATIN NAMEStrophanthus kombe Oliver
STANDARD PLANT NAMEStrophanthus kombe Oliv.
GRIN #: 35851 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: poison nut
STANDARD COMMON NAME: nux-vomica
FAMILYLoganiaceae
LATIN NAMEStrychnos nux-vomica L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEStrychnos nux-vomica L.
GRIN #: 36019 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: prickly comfrey
STANDARD COMMON NAME: prickly comfrey
FAMILYBoraginaceae
LATIN NAMESymphytum asperum Lepech.
STANDARD PLANT NAMESymphytum asperum Lepech.
GRIN #: 36020 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: comfrey
STANDARD COMMON NAME: comfrey
FAMILYBoraginaceae
LATIN NAMESymphytum officinale L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMESymphytum officinale L.
GRIN #: 70770 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Russian comfrey
STANDARD COMMON NAME: Russian comfrey
FAMILYBoraginaceae
LATIN NAMESymphytum x uplandicum Nym.
STANDARD PLANT NAMESymphytum x uplandicum Nyman
GRIN #: 104584 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: feverfew
STANDARD COMMON NAME: feverfew
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMEChrysanthemum parthenium (L.) Bernh.
STANDARD PLANT NAMETanacetum parthenium (L.) Sch. Bip.
GRIN #: 80037 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME: tansy
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMETanacetum vulgare L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMETanacetum vulgare L.
GRIN #: 40789 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: coltsfoot
STANDARD COMMON NAME: coltsfoot
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMETussilago farfara L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMETussilago farfara L.
GRIN #: 41807 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: European mistletoe
STANDARD COMMON NAME: European mistletoe
FAMILYSantalaceae
LATIN NAMEViscum album L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEViscum album L.
GRIN #: 42168 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: coontie
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYZamiaceae
LATIN NAMEZamia integrifolia Ait.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEZamia integrifolia L. f.
GRIN #: 36584 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: thuja
STANDARD COMMON NAME: thuja
FAMILYCupressaceae
LATIN NAMEThuja occidentalis L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEThuja occidentalis L.
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