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centaury

(sĕn′tôr′ē)
n. pl. centau·ries
Any of several herbs of the genus Centaurium, especially a Eurasian species (C. erythraea) that has clusters of pink flowers and has long been used in herbal medicine.
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European centaury

Herbal medicine
An annual or biennial that contains alkaloids, bitter principles, glycosides and triterpenes. It is anthelmintic, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, laxative and a digestive tonic, and has been used to treat anaemia, depression, gout, hypertension, kidney stones and rheumatic complaints.
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[post oak] E N 4053 GENTIANACEAE Centaurium calycosum (Buckley) E N 4181 Fernald [Buckley's centaury] Eustomarussellianum (Hook.) G.
Mae'r planhigyn bach tlws yna sydd blodau pinc, y ganrhi goch (Centaurium erythraea; centaury) wedi'i ddefnyddio at ddiffyg traul ac i wella cyfog.
A TRY a six-week course of Centaurium, 10 drops in a little water three times daily 15 minutes before meals.
Bitter herbs such as Centaurium and Yarrow will help to stimulate digestive juices which, combined with a pre-biotic supplement, should encourage good bacteria to flourish, helping digestion and reducing food reactions.
Centaurium, and Schizachyrium scoparium had the highest percent
A I SUGGEST you take Centaurium at a dose of 15 drops, twice a day, before meals together with Joint Mobility Factor containing Glucosamine, at a dose of one tablet twice a day after meals.
dunensis that are calcareous-fen species with the optimum in the Caricion davallianae alliance, (2) other fen species of the ScheuchzerioCaricetea fuscae (Dactylorhiza incarnata, Eleocharis quinqueflora, Epipactis palustris, Hydrocotyle vulgaris, Liparis loeselii, Parnassia palustris, Pedicularis palustris, Schoenus nigricans, Spiranthes aestivalis, Valeriana dioica), (3) subhalophytic and halophytic elements (Carex disticha, Centaurium littorale, C.
En el rancho se encontraron en esta condicion Bursera fagaroides, Calliandra humilis, Centaurium brachycalyx, Echeveria mucronata, Hybanthus verticillatus, Lopezia trichota, Mancoa mexicana, Microchloa kunthii, Nierembergia angustifolia, Phaseolus polymorphus, Phyla nodiflora, Prionosciadium thapsoides, Prunus serotina subsp.
Take 10 drops of Centaurium three times daily about 15 minutes before eating.
Un oedd y ganri goch (Centaurium erythraea) - wyddoch chi am rai eraill?