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Supplement, Vitamin and Herb Ingredient Glossary

Ingredient Glossary: So-Su

A plant. The above ground pieces are used as medicine.
Also known as: Acedera, Acedera Común, Azeda-Brava, Common Sorrel, Field Sorrel, Garden Sorrel, Red Sorrel, Rumex acetosa, Rumex acetosella, Sheep's Sorrel, Sorrel Dock, Sour Dock, Wiesensauerampfer.\
Sour Cherry
A fruit. The fruit and stem are used to make medicine and food.
Also known as: Albaluk, Alubalu, Cerasus vulgaris, Cerezo Acido, Cerise, Cerisier Acide, Dwarf Cherry, English Morello, Gilas, Ginjeira, Griottier, Guinda, Guinda Acida, Guindo, Montmorency Cherry, Morello Cherry, Olchi, Pie Cherry, Prunus cerasus, Prunus vulgaris, Red Cherry, Red Sour Cherry, Richmond, Sauerkirsche, Sauerkirschenbaum, Tart Cherry, Prunus Cerasus, Cerasus Vulgaris, Prunus Vulgaris.
South African Geranium
A plant. Its roots are used for medicine.
Also known as: African Geranium, EPs 7630, Geranien, Geranio Sudafricano, Geranium, Géranium d'Afrique du Sud, Geranium Root, Ikhubalo, Icwayiba, i-Yeza lezikali, Kalwerbossi, Khoaara e Nyenyane, Pelargonien, Pelargonio Sudafricano, Pelargonium Root, Rabas, Rabassam, Pelargonium sidoides, Umckaloabo, Uvendle.
Southern Prickly Ash
A plant. The bark and berry are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Prickly Ash, Prickly Yellow Wood, Sea Ash, Sud Frêne Épineux, Toothache Tree, Xanthoxylum, Zanthoxylum, Zanthoxylum clava-herculis.
Comes from soybeans. The beans can be processed into soy protein.
Also known as: Cosse de Soya, Daidzein, Dolichos soja, Edamame, Fermented Soy, Fève de Soya, Fibre de Soya, Frijol de Soya, Genistein, Glycine gracilis, Glycine hispida, Glycine max, Glycine soja, Haba Soya, Haricot de Soya, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Isoflavone, Isoflavone de Soya, Isoflavones, Isolated Soy Protein, Isolated Soybean Protein, Lait de Soya, Legume, Miso, Natto, Phaseolus max, Phytoestrogen, Phyto-œstrogène, Plant Estrogen, Protéine de Haricot de Soya Isolée, Protéine de Soya, Protéine de Soya Isolée, Shoyu, Soja, Soja hispida, Soja max, Sojabohne, Soy Bean, Soy Isoflavone, Soy Isoflavones, Soy Fiber, Soy Milk, Soy Protein, Soy Protein Isolate, Soya, Soya Bean, Soya Fermenté, Soybean, Soybean Curd, Soybean Isoflavone, Soybean Isoflavones, Tempeh, Texturized Vegetable Protein, Tofu, Touchi.
Soybean Oil
Produced from the seeds of the soybean plant.
Also known as: Aceite de Soja, Glycine Soja, Huile de Soja, Intralipid, Soy Bean Oil, Soy Oil, Soya Oil, Soyca, Travmulsion.
Spanish Broom
An herb. The flowers are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Genet, Genista Juncea, Spartier à Tiges de Jonc, Spartium Junceum, Weaver's Broom.
Spanish Origanum Oil
Comes from Thymus capitatus and various species of Origanum.
Also known as: Coridothymus Capitatus, Origan d'Espagne Huile, Origanum Oil, Satureja Capitata, Sicilian Thyme, Spanish Origanum, Spanish Thyme, Thymus Capitatus.
An herb. The leaves and oil are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Curled Mint, Fish Mint, Garden Mint, Green Mint, Hierbabuena, Lamb Mint, Mackerel Mint, Menta Verde, Mentha cordifolia, Mentha crispa, Mentha spicata, Mentha viridis, Menthe Verte, Our Lady's Mint, Pahari Pudina, Putiha, Sage of Bethlehem, Spearmint Essential Oil, Spire Mint, Yerba Buena, Yerbabuena.
A vegetable. The leaves are used for food and to make medicine.
Also known as: Épinard, Espinaca, Espinacas, Spinacia inermis, Spinacia oleracea, Spinacia spinosa, Spinaciae Folium, Spinatblatter.
Spiny Restharrow
An herb. The root and oil are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Bugrane Épineuse, Cammock, Ground Furze, Hauhechelwurzel, Land Whin, Ononidis Radix, Ononis spinosa, Petty Whin, Restharrow, Stay Plough, Stinking Tommy, Wild Liquorice.
Spleen Extract
Produced from animal spleens.
Also known as: Bovine Spleen, Extracto de Bazo, Extrait de Rate, Hydrolyzed Spleen Extract, Predigested Spleen Extract, Raw Spleen, Spleen, Spleen Concentrate, Spleen Factors, Spleen Peptides, Spleen Polypeptides, Splenopentin, Tuftsin.
A chemical produced from tissues of the spiny dogfish shark or made synthetically.
Also known as: Spiny Dogfish Shark, Squalene, Squalus acanthias.
An herb. The stem and leaves are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Checkerberry, Deerberry, Hive Vine, Mitchella repens, Noon Kie Oo Nah Yeah, One-Berry, Partridgeberry, Running Box, Squaw Berry, Twinberry, Two-Eyed Berry, Winter Clover.
A plant. The bulbs of the plant are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Cebolla Albarrana, Drimia indica, Drimia maritima, European Squill, Indian Quills, Indian Squill, Jangli Pyaj, Jungli Plyaz, Mediterranean Squill, Red Squill, Scilla, Scilla indica, Scilla maritima, Sea Onion, Sea Squill Bulb, Scilla, Squille, Urginea indica, Urginea maritima, Urginea scilla, Vanpalandu, White Squill.
St. John's Wort
An herb. Its flowers and leaves are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Amber, Amber Touch-and-Heal, Barbe de Saint-Jean, Chasse-diable, Demon Chaser, Fuga Daemonum, Goatweed, Hardhay, Herbe à la Brûlure, Herbe à Mille Trous, Herbe Aux Fées, Herbe Aux Mille Vertus, Herbe Aux Piqûres, Herbe de Saint Éloi, Herbe de la Saint-Jean, Herbe du Charpentier, Herbe Percée, Hierba de San Juan, Hypereikon, Hyperici Herba, Hypericum perforatum, Klamath Weed, Millepertuis, Millepertuis Perforé, Rosin Rose, Saint John's Wort, Saynt Johannes Wort, SJW, Tipton Weed.
Star Anise
An herb. The seed and oil are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Anís Estrellado, Anis Étoilé, Aniseed Stars, Anisi Stellati Fructus, Ba Jiao Hui, Badiana, Bajiao, Chinese Anise, Chinese Star Anise, Eight-Horned Anise, Eight Horns, Illicium, Illicium verum.
A plant. The seeds are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Delphinium staphisagria, Herbe aux Poux, Lousewort, Staphisagra, Staphisaigre, Staphysagria.
A plant. The leaves are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Azucacaa, Ca-A-Jhei, Ca-A-Yupi, Caa-He-É, Caa'Inhem, Capim Doce, Eira-Caa, Erva Doce, Estevia, Eupatorium rebaudianum, Green Stevia, Kaa Jhee, Mustelia eupatoria, Paraguayan Stevioside, Reb A, Rebaudioside A, Rebiana, Stevia eupatoria, Stevia Plant, Stevia purpurea, Stevia rebaudiana, Stevioside, Sweetleaf, Sweet Herb of Paraguay, Sweet Herb, Sweet Leaf of Paraguay, Yerba Dulce.
Stinging Nettle
A plant. The above ground pieces are used as medicine.
Also known as: Bichu, Common Nettle, Feuille d'Ortie, Graine d'Ortie, Grande Ortie, Great Stinging Nettle, Nettle, Nettle Leaf, Nettle Seed, Nettle Worth, Nettles, Ortie, Ortie Brûlante, Ortie des Jardins, Ortie Dioïque, Ortie Méchante, Ortiga, Small Nettle, Stinging Nettles, Urtica, Urtica dioica, Urtica urens, Urticae Herba et Folium, Urticae Radix.
Stone Root
An herb. The root is used to make medicine.
Also known as: Citronella, Colinsonia, Collinsonia, Collinsonia Canadense, Collinsonia canadensis, Hardback, Hardhack, Heal-all, Horse Balm, Horseweed, Knob Grass, Knob Root, Knobweed, Richleaf, Rich Weed, Stoneroot.
A tree. Its bark and resin are used to make medicine.
Also known as: American Storax, Balsam Styracis, Balsamum Styrax Liquidus, Copalm, Estoraque Liquido, Gum Tree, Levant Storax, Liquid Amber, Liquid Storax, Liquidambar, Liquidambar Orientalis, Liquidamber Orientalis, Liquidamber Styraciflua, Lu Lu Tong, Opossum Tree, Red Gum, Styrax, Sweet Gum, White Gum.
A plant. The leaves and fruit are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Alpine Strawberry, Fragaria collina, Fragaria vesca, Fragaria virginiana, Fragaria viridis, Fragariae Folium, Fraise, Fresa, Mountain Strawberry, Potentilla vesca, Potentilla virginiana, Potentilla viridis, Strawberries, Virginian Strawberry, Wild Strawberry, Wood Strawberry.
An element.
Also known as: Estroncio, Stable Strontium, Strontium Chloride, Strontium-89 Chloride, Strontium Citrate, Strontium Gluconate, Strontium Ranelate.
An herb. Its seeds are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Kombe, Kombe-Strophanthus Seeds, Roupellia grata, Strophanthus caudatus, Strophanthus divaricatus, Strophanthi Grati Semen, Strophanthus gratus, Strophanthus hispidus, Strophanthi Kombe Semen, Strophanthus kombe, Strophanthus sarmentosus, Strophanthus Seeds, Strophanthus wallichii, Yang Guo Nau.
A chemical found in certain kinds of vegetables such as broccoli, cabbage, and cauliflower.
Also known as: SFN, Sulforafane, Sulforaphane Glucosinolate, Sulforofano, Sulphoraphane, 1-isothiocayanate-4-methyl-sulfonyl butane.
A plant. The root is used to make medicine.
Also known as: Brazilian Ginseng, Brazilien Ginseng, Ginseng Brasilero, Gomphrena paniculata, Hebanthe eriantha, Hebanthe paniculata, Pfaffia, Pfaffia paniculata.
An herb. The root is used to make medicine.
Also known as: Ferula sumbul, Ferrula, Musk Root.
Summer Savory
A plant. The leaves and stem are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Bean Herb, Bohnenkraut, Calamintha hortensis, Sarriette Commune, Satureja hortensis, Savory.
An herb. The dried plant is used to make medicine.
Also known as: Dew Plant, Drosera, Droséra, Drosera anglica, Drosera intermedia, Drosera longifolia, Drosera ramentacea, Drosera rotundifolia, Lustwort, Red Rot, Round-Leafed Sundew, Youthwort.
Sunflower Oil
From the seeds of the sunflower. The oil is used to make medicine.
Also known as: Aceite de Girasol, Adityabhakta, Corona Solis, Helianthi Annui Oleum, Helianthus annuus, Huile de Tournesol, Marigold of Peru, Sunflower, Sunflower Oils, Sunflower Seed Oil.

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