Tavan Salaa

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Tavan Salaa is a small weed like plant that grows in the Arkhangai province in Western Mongolia (see Figure 1). The only part of the plant that is used medicinally is the leaves found at the bottom of the plant. The seeds and top portions of the tavan salaa plant are not harmful if ingested, however, there is no known medicinal benefit derived from these parts of the plant.