Echium


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Echium

a genus of the Boraginaceae family of plants; contains a series of hepatotoxic pyrrolizidine alkaloids and continued ingestion of the plants causes chronic liver damage. The plant also contributes to the development of toxemic jaundice, the end-stage of chronic copper poisoning in sheep. Includes E. plantagineum (E. lycopsis), E. sericeum, E. vulgare. Called also Paterson's curse, Salvation Jane, Viper's buglos, Lady Campbell weed.
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com or for a free packet of Echium seeds and a seed catalogue send two loose first class stamps (to cover postage) with your name and address to: FREE MIRROR SEEDS (Plant World), Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 4SE Thompson and Morgan Still on the subject of cosmos - and it's such a great plant - Thompson and Morgan have a new cosmos which is uniquely yellow.
Echium plantagineum is a species of Echium, a genus of the borage family of plants.
Croda will evaluate the ability of Botaneco's technology platform to improve the stability and versatility of Echium Plantagineum (Echium) oil, a speciality oil containing omega-3 fatty acids.
Echium is applied as a cream to the skin, not as an injection.
Each frosty morning I visit my echiums, staring long and hard trying to decide whether the all- important growing tip has been damaged or not, willing them to pull through.
Some gardeners don't like to wear gloves, but it's definitely necessary sometimes when handling or pruning plants with sap that can burn, such as euphorbia, or those hairy plants, such as echium and fremontodendron which can irritate.
A preliminary randomized double blind clinical trial on the efficacy of aqueous extract of Echium amoenum in the treatment of mild to moderate major depression.
You may well see new little green growths appearing on the stems of Echium webbii, so cut off the dried flower spires just above them, as that is where the new flowers will appear next year.
They love borage and echium - daisies are winners too.
At the end of 2009, Bioriginal Europe/Asia BV obtained Novel Food approval for its refined echium oil.
Calendulas, nasturtiums, cosmos, clarkia, cornflower, nigella, annual convolvulus, nolana, echium and clary sage, will all germinate outdoors and many of them can be cut and brought into the house.
Impact of introduced honey bees on native pollination interactions of the endemic Echium wildpretii (Boraginaceae) on Tenerife, Canary Islands.