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Supplement, Vitamin and Herb Ingredient Glossary

Ingredient Glossary: D

A kind of sugar related to glucose.
Also known as: Carubinose, D-Manosa, Mannose, Seminose.
A plant; Used for medicine.
Also known as: Jonquille, Lent Lily, Narcissus pseudonarcissus.
A plant. The stem and leaf are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Damiana aphrodisiaca, Damiana Herb, Damiana Leaf, Herba de la Pastora, Mexican Damiana, Mizibcoc, Old Woman's Broom, Rosemary, Turnera diffusa, Turnerae Diffusae Folium, Turnerae diffusae herba, Turnera microphyllia.
An herb; Used for medicine.
Also known as: Blowball, Cankerwort, Cochet, Common Dandelion, Couronne de Moine, Dandelion Herb, Délice Printanier, Dent-de-Lion, Diente de Leon, Dudal, Endive Sauvage, Fausse Chicorée, Florin d'Or, Florion d'Or, Herba Taraxaci, Laitue de Chien, Leontodon taraxacum, Lion's Teeth, Lion's Tooth, Pisse au Lit, Pissenlit, Pissenlit Vulgaire, Priest's Crown, Pu Gong Ying, Salade de Taupe, Swine Snout, Taraxaci Herba, Taraxacum, Taraxacum dens-leonis, Taraxacum officinale, Taraxacum vulgare, Tête de Moine, Wild Endive.
An herb; Used for medicine.
Also known as: h Shen, Chinese Red Sage, Chinese Salvia, Dan Shen, Dan-Shen, Huang Ken, Pin-Ma Ts'ao, Radix Salvie Miltiorrhiae, Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae, Red Rooted Sage, Red Sage, Sage Miltiorrhiza, Salvia bowelyana, Salvia Miltiorrhiza, Salvia przewalskii, Salvia przewalskii mandarinorum, Salvia Root, Salvia yunnanensis, Salviae Miltiorrhizae, Shu-Wei Ts'ao, Tan Seng, Tan-Shen, Tzu Tan-Ken.
Date Palm
A plant. The fruit is used to make medicine.
Also known as: Dade, Date, Dattel, Datter, Dattero, Dattier, Datil, Edible date, Kharjura, Palmier Dattier, Phoenix dactylifera, Tamera.
A precursor to choline, a chemical in the body used to make the chemical acetylcholine, which is found in the brain and other areas of the body.
Also known as: Deanol Aceglumate, Deanol Acetamidobenzoate, Deanol Benzilate, Deanol Bisorcate, Deanol Cyclohexylpropionate, Deanol Hemisuccinate, Deanol Pidolate, Deanol Tartrate, Dimethylaminoethanol, 2-Dimethyl Aminoethanol, 2-Dimethylaminoethanol, Dimethylaminoethanol Bitartrate, Dimethylethanolamine, DMAE, DMAE Bitartrate.
Deer Velvet
Covers the growing bone and cartilage that develops into deer antlers.
Also known as: Antler Velvet, Cervus elaphus, Cervus Nippon, Cornu Cervi Parvum, Deer Antler, Deer Antler Velvet, Elk Antler, Elk Antler Velvet, Horns of Gold, Lu Rong, Nokyong, Rokujo, Terciopelo de Cuerno de Venado, Velours de Cerf, Velvet Antler, Velvet Dear Antler, Velvet of Young Deer Horn.
A plant. The dried leaf is used to make medicine.
Also known as: Carolina Vanilla, Carphephorus odoratissimus, Deer's Tongue, Hound's Tongue, Langue de Cerf, Trilisa odoratissima, Vanilla Leaf, Vanilla Plant, Vanilla Trilisa, Wild Vanilla.
An herb; Used for medicine.
Also known as: Delphinii Flos, Delphinium consolida, Knight's Spur, Lark Heel, Lark's Claw, Larkspur, Lark's Toe, Ritterspornblüten, Staggerweed.
Devil's Claw
An herb; Used for medicine.
Also known as: Devils Claw, Devil's Claw Root, Garra del Diablo, Grapple Plant, Griffe du Diable, Harpagophyti Radix, Harpagophytum, Harpagophytum procumbens, Harpagophytum zeyheri, Racine de Griffe du Diable, Racine de Windhoek, Teufelskrallenwurzel, Uncaria procumbens, Wood Spider.
Devil's Club
A plant. The root bark is used for medicine.
Also known as: Bois Piquant, Cukilanarpak, Devils Club, Devil's Root, Echinopanax horridus, Fatsia, Fatsia horrida, Garrote del Diablo, Oplopanax horridus, Panax Horridum.
A "parent hormone" produced by glands near the kidneys.
Also known as: Dehydroepiandrosterone, Déhydroépiandrostérone, DHEA-S, GL701, Prasterone, Prastérone.
A minor component of plant oils.
Also known as: 1,2-diglyceride, 1,3-diglyceride, DAG, Diacilglicerol, Diacylglycérol, Diacylglycerol Oil, Diglyceride.
Is a form of vitamin B12.
Also known as: Adenosylcobalamin, Cobalamin Enzyme, Cobamamide, Coenzyme B12, Co-Enzyme B12, Coenzyme B-12, Co-Enzyme B-12, Dibencozida.
A plant. The above ground pieces are used for medicine.
Also known as: Dead Man's Bells, Digitale, Digitalis lanata, Digitalis purpurea, Fairy Cap, Fairy Finger, Foxglove, Lady's Thimble, Lion's Mouth, Purple Foxglove, Scotch Mercury, Throatwort, Witch's Bells, Woolly Foxglove.
Is formed in the body from plant substances contained in vegetables such as cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and broccoli.
Also known as: Diindolymetano, DIM, 3,3'-Diindolylmethane.
A hormone.
Also known as: 3,5 diiodothyronine; 3,5-diiodo-L-thyronine; 3,5-L-diiodothyronine; 3,5-T2; T2; T-2.
A plant. The seeds and above ground pieces are used for medicine.
Also known as: American Dill, Aneth, Anethi Fructus, Anethi Herba, Anethum graveolens, Anethum sowa, Dill Herb, Dill Oil, Dill Weed, Dillweed, Dilly, Eneldo, European Dill, Indian Dill, Madhura, Satahva, Shatpushpa, Sotapa, Sowa.
An amino acid that is found in the body in very small amounts.
Also known as: Dimethyl Glycine, Diméthylglycine, Dimethylglycine HCl, (Dimethylamino) Acetic Acid, Dimetilglicina, DMG, DMG HCl, N,N-dimethylaminoacetic Acid, N,N-dimethylglycine, N,N Dimethylglycine HCl, N-methylsarcosine.
A type of plant chemical found mainly in citrus fruits.
Also known as: Bioflavonoid, Bioflavonoid Complex, Bioflavonoid Concentrate, Bioflavonoid Extract, Citrus Bioflavones, Citrus Bioflavonoid, Citrus Bioflavonoids, Citrus Bioflavonoid Extract, Citrus Flavones, Citrus Flavonoids, Diosmetin, Diosmina, Diosmine, Flavonoid.
An herb. Its seeds are ground or roasted for medicine.
Also known as: Bonduc, Caesalpinia bonduc, Caesalpinia bonducella, Caesalpinia crista, Divi Divi, Gray Nicker, Guilandina bonduc, Guilandina bonducella. Lata Karanj, Latakaranj, Moluca Bean, Nichol Seeds, Nikkar Nuts, Putikaranja, Sagar Ghota, Sagar Gota, Teri Pods, Udakiryaka, Z'yeux à Chatte.
Diviner's Sage
An herb; Used for medicine.
Also known as: Divine Mexican Mint, Diviner's Mint, Diviners Sage, Divinorin, Divinorin A, Herb-of-the-Virgin, Herba de María, Hierba de la Virgen, Hojas de la Pastora, La Hembra, Leaves of the Virgin Shepherdess, Magic Mint, Mexican Sage, Mexican Sage Incense, Pipiltzintzintli, Sadi, Sally-D, Salvia, Salvia divinorum, Salvinorin, Salvinorin A, Sage of the Seers, Sauge des Devins, Ska Maria, Ska Maria Pastora, Yerba de Maria, Yerba Maria.
An herb; Used for medicine.
Also known as: Atermoyer, Beggarweed, Chinese Dodder, Cuscuta, Cuscuta chinensis, Cuscuta epithymum, Cuscutae, Devil's Guts, Dodder of Thyme, Hellweed, Japanese Dedder, Lesser Dodder, Scaldweed, Semen Cuscutae, Strangle Tare, Tu Si Zi, Tu Sizi.
A type of mineral supplement called limestone.
Also known as: Dolomitic limestone.
Dong Quai
A plant. The root is used to make medicine.
Also known as: Angelica China, Angelica sinensis, Angelica polymorpha var. sinensis, Angelicae Gigantis Radix, Angélique Chinoise, Angélique de Chine, Chinese Angelica, Dang Gui, Danggui, Danguia, Don Quai, Ferulic Acid, Kinesisk Kvan, Ligustilides, Radix Angelicae Gigantis, Radix Angelicae Sinensis, Tang Kuei, Tan Kue Bai Zhi, Tanggwi, Toki.
Dragon's Blood
A substance removed from the fruit of a tree.
Also known as: Calamus draco, Daemonorops draco, Draconis Resina, Dracorubin, Dragon's-blood Palm, Palmier Sang-Dragon, Sanguis Draconis, Xue Jie.
Drumstick Tree
A plant native to the sub-Himalayan areas of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan.
Also known as: Behen, Ben Nut Tree, Benzolive, Clarifier Tree, Horseradish Tree, Indian Horseradish, Kelor Tree, Malunggay, Marango, Mlonge, Moringa, Moringa oleifera, Moringa pterygosperma, Mulangay, Murungakai, Nebeday, Sahjna, Saijan, Saijhan, Sajna, Shagara al Rauwaq, Shigru.
An herb; Used for medicine.
Also known as: Lemna minor, Lenticule Mineure.
Dusty Miller
An herb; Used for medicine.
Also known as: Cinéraire Maritime, Cineraria maritima, Senecio cineraria, Silver Ragwort.
Dwarf Elder
An herb; Used for medicine.
Also known as: Blood Elder, Blood Hilder, Danewort, Sambucus ebulus, Sureau Hièble, Walewort.
Dyer's Broom
An herb; Used for medicine.
Also known as: Broom Flower, Dyers Broom, Dyer's Greenwood, Dyer's Weed, Dyer's Whin, Furze, Genêt des Teinturiers, Genista tinctoria, Green Broom, Greenweed, Wood Waxen.

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