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figwort

Herbal medicine
A perennial shrub that contains flavonoids, resin and saponins, which is used topically for haemorrhoids, ulcers and wounds; it was formerly administered internally for tuberculosis and lymph node swelling.
 
Toxic effects
Figwort should not be used internally, given its intense purgative, emetic and cardioactive properties.

figwort,

n Latin name:
Scrophularia nodosa, Scrophularia ningpoensis; parts used: buds (dried), leaves (dried); uses: antiinflammatory, epidermal maladies, digestive disturbances, cardiac aid; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children; patients with grave heart disease; can cause low heart rate, cardiac block, asystole, nausea, diarrhea. Also called
carpenter's square, kernelwort, rose-noble, scrofula plant, square stalk, stinking christopher, and
throatwort.
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Effect of Scrophularia striata and Ferulago angulata, as alternatives to virginiamycin, on growth performance, intestinal microbial population, immune response, and blood constituents of broiler chickens.
The present study demonstrates that, dichloromethane fractions of Scrophularia oxysepala induce apoptosis in MCF-7 breast cancer cells in a dose-dependent manner via mitochondrial intrinsic pathway.
Scrophularia buergeriana regulates cytokine production in vitro.
Recent studies on pollen of seven species belonging to three genera Kickxia, Scrophularia and Veronica dim light microscope has been done [6].
Phenylpropanoids isolated from Scrophularia buergeriana have a neuroprotective effects against glutamate-induced neurodegeneration (31).
MEDICAMENTO D (1,1 ml ampolla) Myosotis arvensis D3; Veronica D3; Teucrium scorodonia D3; Pinus sylvestris D4; Gentiana lutea D5; Equysetum hyemale D4; Sarsaparilla D6; Scrophularia nodosa D3; Juglans regia D3, Calcium phosporicum D12, Natrium sulfuricum D4, Fumaria officinalis D4, Levothyroxinum D12, Aranea diadema D6 ana 0,55[micron]l, Geranium robertianum D4, Nasturtium aquaticum D4, Ferrum jodatum D12 ana 1,1[micron]l.
A poultice of Arctium lappa or Scrophularia nodosa would have been applied to the affected area (Grieve 1973).
Radix Scrophulariae (known as Xuan Shen in China), derived from the root of Scrophularia ningpoensis Hemsl.
tussilaginis, Pimpinella dendrotragium, Ranunculus cortusifolius, Rumex maderensis, Scrophularia smithii, Teucrium francoi, Viola paradoxa.
Mechanisms for such late adjustment are bending or torsion of pedicels and peduncles, as shown for Aconitum, Antirrhinum, Scrophularia and Viola by Noll (1888) and later also for many other plants (Comehls, 1927; Zimmermann, 1933; Kaldewey, 1962; Huang et al.