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Ligusticum wallichii

Ligusticum wallichii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Genus: Ligusticum
Species: L. wallichii
Binomial name
Ligusticum wallichii

Selinum striatum

Ligusticum wallichii is a plant in the carrot family best known for its use in traditional Chinese medicine. It is known by the common names chuānxiōng (川芎) and Szechuan lovage. Biologically active compounds in the plant include tetramethylpyrazine. It is native to India and Nepal.

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