Atractylis gummifera

Atractylis gummifera

European poisonous plant in the family Asteraceae containing atractyloside, a potent hepatoxin.
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Atractylis gummifera y Callilepsis laureola: Atractylis gummifera que se utiliza como un antipiretico, antiemetico y diuretico, asociada con hepatitis toxica (38).
Hepatorenal injury induced by cutaneous application of Atractylis gummifera L.
Atractylis gummifera is used in the dried form, in traditional medicine for its healing properties for local application (syphilis, furuncle, abscess), in the form of herbal as a diuretic, purgative, antipyretic, abortive and emetic (Skalli et al.
Atractylis gummifera, with 71 cases, was the most incriminated plant and caused the highest deaths (30 cases).
Another clinical study showed that symptoms of poisoning by Atractylis gummifera were mainly diarrhoea, vomiting, pain and abdominal bloating.
Lintoxication auchardona glue poisoning by Atractylis gummifera L.
A review of acute poisoning from Atractylis gummifera.
Research on the pharmacological active ingredient of Atractylis gummifera.
Study of four cases of poisoning by Atractylis gummifera L.
Castor oil, extracted from the seeds of the castor oil plant (Ricinus communis) is used as a purgative, while the highly toxic root of Atractylis gummifera has traditionally been used by murderers to poison people.
II Other taxa: Macrochloa tenacissima + in 1 and 5; Aristolochia baetica and Carlina corymbosa + in 1; Ulex argenteus, Phillyrea angustifolia, Arbutus unedo, Cistus monspeliensis and Ceratonia siliqua +, Centaurium erythraea and Iris xiphium 1 in 2; Plantago lanceolata, Ornithogalum narbonense, Atractylis gummifera and Asphodelus ramosus + in 3; Scilla peruviana + in 4.