Ammi visnaga

Ammi visnaga

(am'e vis-nag'a)
A perennial herb with a taproot, related to Queen Anne's lace, used in traditional Egyptian medicine as a diuretic and treatment for kidney stones. It is also used as a coronary vasodilator but is poorly tolerated when given orally. Compounds developed from its furan ring include amiodarone (an antiarrhythmic drug).
Synonym: khella; bishop's weed; toothpickweed

Ammi visnaga,

n See khella.

Ammi visnaga (ämˑ·mē viz·näˑ·g),

n part used: seeds; uses: asthma, diuretic, litholytic, vasodilator, relieve pain associated with kidney stones, spasmolytic, angina, coronary arteriosclerosis; precautions: dermatitis, phototoxic reactions. Also called
anmi, bishop's flower, bisnaga das searas, biznaga, busnaga, fijn akkerscherm, greater ammi, khaizaran, khellakraut, khillah, pick tooth, toothpickweed, visnaga, and
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Not only does she have high blood pressure (that is poorly controlled with Rauwolfia tincture) and asthma (partly controlled with Ammi visnaga and a few other herbs), but she's also been recently diagnosed with COPD.
This study was undertaken to compare the effects of extract from fruits of medicinal plant Ammi visnaga which contains natural calcium channel blocker and verapamil on volume and acidity of carbachol induced gastric secretion.
verapamil 10 mg/kg body weight, Ammi visnaga 500 mg/kg body weight and carbachol 600 mg/kg body weight were administered intraperitoneally.
Conclusion: The extract of Ammi visnaga can be used effectively and safely in the treatment of hyperacidity conditions and peptic ulcer after evaluation in humans.
Species highly foraged: Rosmarinus officinalis, Anthyllis cytisoides, Ammi visnaga, Ceratonia siliqua, Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Ziziphus lotus and Prunus dulcis.
Many more herbs are listed on the different schedules including Gelsemium, Convallaria, Ammi visnaga, Rauwolfia, Lobelia, Arnica and of course Digitalis and Ephedra.
The comparative photosensitizing properties of Ammi majus and Ammi visnaga in goslings.
Keywords: Ammi visnaga Nephrolithiasis Hyperoxaluria Calcium oxalate Khellin Visnagin
The marker compounds khellin and visnagin were quantitatively determined in an aqueous extract prepared from the crushed fruits of Ammi visnaga L.
In conclusion, our present data indicate that an aqueous extract of Ammi visnaga L.
Conventional antiasthmatic compounds, such as sodium cromolyn and sodium cromoglycate, were developed from analogs of the naturally occurring furanochromone khellin (visammin), found in the Asian plant Ammi visnaga.
I grow Ammi majus and Ammi visnaga, two white-flowered relatives that look like wild Queen Anne's lace," Byczynski says.