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Sassafras MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sassafras
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.595.400.737
Unique ID
D027441
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D027441
Scope Note
A plant genus in the LAURACEAE family. The tree bark has been used medicinally. Drinks called sarsaparilla and root beer have been prepared from Sassafras and SMILAX ORNATA (Jamaican sarsaparilla).
Entry Term(s)
Sassafras albidum
Sassafras officinale
Registry Number
txid46944
Related Numbers
txid46945
Public MeSH Note
2002; see LAURACEAE 1996-2001
History Note
2002; use LAURACEAE 1996-2001
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Sassafras Preferred
Sassafras albidum Narrower
Sassafras officinale Narrower
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