Chenopodium ambrosioides


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Chenopodium ambrosioides,

n See oil, chenopodium.

Chenopodium

a plant genus of the Chenopodiaceae family; many plants in the genus contain oxalates and can cause oxalate poisoning. Includes C. album (fat hen, lambsquarters, white goosefoot), C. atriplicinum (Scleroblitum atripliclinum, lambstongue). Other plants can cause cyanide poisoning, e.g. C. carinatum (green crumbweed, Boggabri), C. glaucum (oak-leaved goosefoot), C. melanocarpum (black crumbweed), C. rhadinostachyum (Dysphania radinostachya, C. chenostachyum, mouse-tailed crumbweed).

Chenopodium ambrosioides
contains wormseed oil; used as an anthelmintic. Capable of causing gastroenteritis. Called also C. antheminticum var. ambrosioides, wormseed.
References in periodicals archive ?
Efficacy of powder and essentials oil from Chenopodium ambrosioides leaves as post-harvest grain protectant against six-stored product beetles.
Ascaridole-less infusions of Chenopodium ambrosioides contain a nematocide(s) that is(are) not toxic to mammalian smooth muscle.
Site collected Scientific name Tissue of Solvent (family) plant employed Sierra de Puebla Argemone mexicana stem and hexane (Papaveraceae) leaf Tagetes erecta flowers hexane (Asteraceae) leaves ethanol Sierra de Bursera grandifolia leaves methanol Huautla, Morelos (Burseraceae) Prosopis laevigata leaves ketone (Fabaceae) Local Yautepec Allium sativum bulbs ketone Morelos Market (Amaryllidaceae) Chenopodium ambrosioides stem and ethanol (Amaranthaceae) leaf Site collected Scientific name Code Recovery (family) (%) Sierra de Puebla Argemone mexicana AmSLH 3.
Efficacy of powder and essential oif from Chenopodium ambrosioides leaves as post-harvest grain protectants against six-stored product beetles.
Costa and Tavares (2006) studied the leaf anatomy of Chenopodium ambrosioides and established the presence of non-glandular tector trichomes and vesicular glandular trichomes, as was observed in the present study.
0 or above were Ageratum conyzoides, Conyza ambigua, Lactuca dissecta, Calotropis procera, Chenopodium ambrosioides, Kochia indica Convolvulus arvensis, Alhagi mourarum, Digitaria timorensis, Imperata cylindrica, Poa annua and Sorghum helepense.
Asi, nos propusimos realizar la presente investigacion para determinar la actividad anti-Tripanosoma cruzi in vitro de los aceites esenciales de Mentha X piperita L (menta), Rosmarinus officinalis L (romero), Chenopodium ambrosioides L (paico), Eucaliptus globulus Labill (eucalipto), Artemisia absinthium L (ajenjo), Melissa officinalis L (toronjil), Minthostachys setosa Brig (muna), Cimbopogon citratus (hierba luisa), Aloysia triphylla (cedron) y Mentha spicata L (hierba buena).