Ammi majus

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Ammi majus (ämˑ·mē mäˑ·js),

n part used: seeds; uses: prevent fertilization in females, diuretic, tonic, calm digestive system, angina, asthma, toothache, psoriasis, vitiligo; precautions: dizziness, nausea, headache, appetite loss, sleeping disorders, and pruritus. Also called
bishop's weed, akkerscherm, ameo bastardo, ameus, ammi commun, bishop's flower, bishopsweed, bullwort, false queen's anne lace, ghurair, groot akkerscherm, grosse knoropelmohre, khillah, laceflower, large bullwort, rindomolo, and
toothpick ammi.
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Johns' Wort (Hypericum perforatum), buckwheat (Fagopyrum sagittatum), spring parsley (Cymopterus watsonii), Bishopsweed (Ammi majus), darnel or cockle (Lolium temulentum) contaminated by Cladosporium herbarum or other fungal-contaminated plants.
10-12,17) Egyed et al (18) described chronic lesions of the beak, foot web, and eyes in geese photosensitized by the consumption of bishopsweed.