Actaea


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Actaea

a genus of the Ranunculaceae family.

Actaea spicata
contains a gastrointestinal and buccal irritant. Called also baneberry, herb Christopher, dolls' eyes, black cohosh.
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There is conflicting evidence that phytoestrogen containing herbs such as Humulus lupulus and oestrogen modulating herbs such as Actaea racemosa, are used in perimenopausal women, where endogenous oestrogen is low and can alleviate symptoms associated with low oestrogen.
Comparative analysis of the floral odors of Actaea spicata and A.
Corresponding to differences in A-horizon characteristics, the ground-flora composition of the old-growth ecosystem type located on north-facing slopes is dominated by a rich community of mesic perennials, including Actaea pachypoda Ell.
In cross-species comparisons, only one of the replicates (randomly chosen) for Actaea, Campanula, and Paris, respectively, was used in the analyses.
For Spring Pond in 1996, two species with C-value of 8 (Anemone acutiloba and Fagus grandifolia) and four with C-values of 7 (Galium asprellum, Actaea pachyoda, Hydrangea arborescens, and Jeffersonia diphylla) were identified.
x Actaea pachypoda Elliott x Aesculus glabra Willd.
The three most popular new plants listed by nurseries in the new edition are Actaea pachypoda Misty Blue, Geranium Midnight Clouds and Erodium Freedom.
Cimicifuga racemosa, synonymous with Actaea racemosa (black cohosh), now widely employed for the treatment of hot flushes, made its way into the Eclectic Dispensary in 1852 as a highly regarded treatment for amenorrhoea (Duke 1985), having been adopted by the European colonists from the native Americans; the Cherokee and Iroquois people for 'gynecopathy (diseases peculiar to women) and rheumatism' (McKenna 2001).
The recent research has suggests a distinct increase in the effectiveness of silver nanoparticles in combination with plant extracts such as Actaea racemosa (Black Cohosh) and Chrysophyllum albidum (African Udala).
La Cimicifuga racemosa en latin o "black cohosh" en ingles o radunculo en espanol, se elabora a partir de los rizomas de la planta, denominada en latin tambien como Actaea racemosa.
Seedling recruitment in the perennial herb Actaea spicata L.