Eriodictyon californicum. In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online]. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire. About California Yerba Santa (Eriodictyon californicum). Eriodictyon californicum is a species of plant in the Boraginaceae (Borage) family (formerly classified in. Pictures and description of Eriodictyon californicum, Yerba Santa.

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Your use of this site indicates your agreement to be bound by our Terms and Conditions. They often have not been thoroughly tested in humans, and safety and effectiveness have not always been proven. For a list of references used on this page please go here. As a result, the levels of these drugs may be increased in the blood, and may cause increased effects or potentially serious adverse reactions.

For example, the common name “mountain balm” is also used for Ceanothus velutinusSatureja chandleriand Calamintha nepeta.

This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. It grows in drier areas of the coastal areas and the Sierra Nevada mountains. It has been used as a general purpose medicinal plant. This species of shrub is used for revegetating damaged or disturbed lands, such as overgrazed rangeland.

It’s very drought tolerant. Eriodictyon californicum’s flower color is blue. Allergies Avoid in individuals with a known allergy or hypersensitivity to Eriodictyon species. Chem Pharm Bull Tokyo ;50 7: Biochem Pharmacol ;67 8: Plants that prefer soils with average moisture in their natural range. Dry mountain slopes at altitudes up to 1, metres[]. The common name “holy herb” is used for marijuana Cannabis sativahyssop Sorghum vulgarebasil Ocimum basilicumverbena Verbena officinalis and aloe Aloe barbadensis.


The smaller branches and foliage are coated in a sticky resin and are often dusted with black fungiHeterosporium californicum.

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Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for caoifornicum pfaf. How flavonoids inhibit the generation of luminol-dependent chemiluminescence by activated human neutrophils. Eriodictyon californicum is a specific Papilio eurymedon butterfly food and habitat plant. Poultices have also been applied on the skin.

About California Yerba Santa Eriodictyon californicum Eriodictyon californicum is a species of plant in the Boraginaceae Borage family formerly classified in the Hydrophyllaceae or Waterleaf family. Eriodictyon californicum’s foliage color is white and type is evergreen. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs.

Fair scientific evidence for this use it may not work F: The plant has been smoked as a remedy for asthma[]. Drug Metab Dispos ; Free radical scavenging and antioxidant activity of 5,7,3′,4′-hydroxy substituted flavonoids.

Yerba santa Eriodictyon californicum Also listed as: These are riparian plants tend to grow in or near creeks, seeps, or near rivers or lakes.

Good scientific evidence for this use C: Summer Water Calscape Planting Guide. Strong scientific evidence against this use it likley does not work.


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Subsequently, the extracts remained GRAS “generally regarded as safe” as a flavor for foods, beers, and pharmaceuticals such as to hide the bitterness of californicuj. This data was interpolated to estimate average July-August-September precipitation for the latitude and longitude of each plant occurrence location provided Consortium of California Herbaria. For example, it is the primary nectar source for Variable Checkerspot butterflies in the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve in California.

The leaves have been woven into skirts and aprons[]. Communities for Eriodictyon californicum: Sesquiterpene lactones from Anthemis altissima and their anti-Helicobacter pylori activity.

Associated plants range from Pinus Sabiniana with Arctostaphylos viscida, Rhamnus ilicifolia, Rhus trilobata, Quercus wislizenii, Cercocarpus betuloides, Ceanothus cuneatus and Quercus douglasii. J Nat Prod ;55 3: In the garden it can be used caligornicum a variety of other chaparral shrubs. The inflorescence is a cluster of bell-shaped white to purplish flowers, each between one and two centimeters in length.

A pioneer plant, that grows in disturbed soil, and grows best in full sun. They have an odor generally considered unpleasant and a bitter taste, making them unpalatable to most animals.