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86. Salep.—Salep.

86. SALEP.—SALEP. The tubers of Or'chis mas'cula and Orchis morio Linné. Habitat: Europe. Frequently comes in powder. It is a farinaceous, gummy substance, somewhat analogous to tragacanth in composition. Demulcent and nutritive.

A Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharmacognosy, 1917, was written by Lucius E. Sayre, B.S. Ph. M.

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