Daucus carota


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Related to Daucus carota: wild carrot, poison hemlock, Queen Annes lace, Queen Anne's lace

Queen Anne’s lace

Herbal medicine
A biennial plant, the root of which contains minerals, pectin and vitamins A, B and C; the seeds and plant contain daucine, an alkaloid, and volatile oils (daucol, limonene and pinene). It is antispasmodic, carminative and diuretic, and has been used internally for gastrointestinal complaints, kidney stones, menstrual dysfunction, urinary tract infections and gout, and topically for pruritus. Its juice is also said to be of use in preventing cancer.

Daucus carota,

Daucus carota

plant in the family Apiaceae; mildly poisonous but a common plant causing few problems. Called also Queen Anne's lace, wild carrot.
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Antifertility effect of volatile oil of Daucus carota seeds.
By the 18th century the use of herbs as medicine including Daucus carota had been employed for well over 4,000 years.
2008a, b) on the influence of resident and foreign AM on growth invasiveness of alien Anthemis cotula in Kashmir Himalaya vis-a-vis the effect of four common co-occurring neighbours, Conyza canadensis, Galinsoga parviflora, Sisymbrium loeselii and Daucus carota.
Wetland Species Native Indicator Alisma subcordatum (muciplantain) yes OBL Ambrosia artemisiifolia (common ragweed) yes FACU Cyperusstrigosus (umbrella sedge) yes FACW Daucus carota (Queen Anne's lace) no NI Fleocharis spp.
Scientific name Common name Vegetables Pisum sativae Garden pea Lactuca sativa Lettuce cv butterhead Brassica oleraceae cv Acephala Kale Phaseolus vulgaris Green bean Daucus carota Carrot Brassicae oleracea cv Capitata Cabbage Brassica oleracea cv Gemmifera Brussels sprouts Allium cepeae Onion Cucumis sativa Cucumber Allium sativum Garlic Brassica oleracea cv Acephala Collards Solanum melongea Eggplant Solanum lycopersicum Tomato Capsicum annuum Bell pepper Apium graveolens Celery Abelmoschus esculentus Okra Foeniculum vulgare Fennel Zea mays Sweet corn Ornamental plants Nerium oleander Oleander Hippeastratum sp.
During Years 1-3 of the chronosequence the dominant plant species included the annuals Setaria faberi, Ambrosia artemisiifolia and biennials Daucus carota and Dipsacus fullonum.
Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory properties of Daucus carota seeds extract.
Ultrastructural investigations of mature embryo sacs of Daucus carota, D.
opulus Well-Established DWF, MHF Herb Layer Alliaria petiolata Targeted DWF Cirsium arvense Well-Established EM, DWF Conium maculatum Well-Established MHF Coronilla varies Well-Established EM Daucus carota Well-Established EM, DSS, DWF Dipsacus fullonum L.
Latitudinal variation in reproductive timing of a short-lived monocarp, Daucus carota (Apiaceac).