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Valerian vs. Vetiver

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Valeriannoun

A hardy perennial flowering plant, Valeriana officinalis, with heads of sweetly scented pink or white flowers.

Vetivernoun

The grass Chrysopogon zizanioides ( <= Vetiveria zizanioides), which is native to India, but planted throughout the tropics for its fragrant roots and for erosion control.

Valeriannoun

More generally, any plant of the genus Valeriana.

Vetivernoun

The aromatic root of the grass.

Valeriannoun

(uncountable) The root of Valeriana officinalis, used in herbal medicine.

Vetivernoun

An essential oil derived from the root; the fragrance of the oil.

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Valeriannoun

An extract of the dried roots of the Valeriana officinalis used in herbal medicine as a sedative.

Vetivernoun

An East Indian grass (Andropogon muricatus); also, its fragrant roots which are much used for making mats and screens. Also called kuskus, and khuskhus.

Valeriannoun

Any plant of the genus Valeriana. The root of the officinal valerian (Valeriana officinalis) has a strong smell, and is much used in medicine as an antispasmodic.

Vetiver

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Valeriannoun

a plant of the genus Valeriana having lobed or dissected leaves and cymose white or ink flowers

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