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Salep Comments
SALEP: Analysis It consists of 48%, mucilage, 1% sugar, 3% starch, 5% nitrogenous material, 2% ash of phosphates and chlorides of potassium and calcium, and a trace of volatile oil. A78-518 0
SALEP: Food or Drug Only the root or tuber is used; plump ones are boiled, skins are removed, the bitterness is removed, they are then dried and powdered before use. A78-517+ 0
SALEP: History and Use For a detailed and sometimes romantic account of the wide-sprung spread of this product, with many references, refer to OBIII-112; modern use in Turkey, see A88-281 0
SALEP: Its Nature Made from pulverized dried tubers of many Eurasian terrestrial species regarded as a tonic; used as a medicine, a restorative, an aphrodisiac, up to the mid-1800's, mostly in Europe. A85-694 0
SALEP: The Drug and Its Uses A list of names of plants from which it is obtained in Europe, Russia and India; it was long valued as a restorative, a tonic and aphrodisiac; has been used as a medicine and a nutritious food; it is being recommended for inclusion in the pharmacopoeia of India. A70-723 0

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