Centaurium erythraea

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.

Centaurium erythraea,

n See centaury.
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herba Not applicable Centaurium Erythraea Rafn, Not applicable herba Cichorium intybus L.
Liquid culture system for shoot multiplication and secoiridoid production in micropropagated plants of Centaurium erythraea Rafn.
The influence of gibrrellic acid and paclobutrazol on induction of somatic embryogenesis in wild type and hairy root cultures of Centaurium erythraea Gillib.
Green tea demonstrated stronger free radical scavenging activity at lower doses than Centaurium erythraea in vitro (Valentao 2003).
2005, "Liquid culture system for shoot multiplication and secoiridoid production in micropropagated plants of Centaurium erythraea Rafn," Plant Sci.
amp;Acirc; In addition to a powerful trio of Calcium Technology from padina, micro-minerals and enriched water from the a[euro]Zone of Regeneration,a[euro]Y other key ingredients include: Re-Creating Strength * Centaurium Erythraea Extract a[euro]" long used in herbal remedies as a digestive aid and tonic, this particular variety is sourced from France, and used for its antioxidant and anti-irritation benefits to help keep skin firm, supple and youthful-looking.
ventricosa [121] Trachelospermum jasminoides [108, 115] Gentianaceae Centaurium erythraea Raf.
From the few plants investigated with an ethnopharmacological approach, XO inhibitory activities have been found in Centaurium erythraea ([IC.
II Other taxa: Macrochloa tenacissima + in 1 and 5; Aristolochia baetica and Carlina corymbosa + in 1; Ulex argenteus, Phillyrea angustifolia, Arbutus unedo, Cistus monspeliensis and Ceratonia siliqua +, Centaurium erythraea and Iris xiphium 1 in 2; Plantago lanceolata, Ornithogalum narbonense, Atractylis gummifera and Asphodelus ramosus + in 3; Scilla peruviana + in 4.
Bioactivity of secoiridoid glycosides from Centaurium erythraea.
Esta dominado por Juncus bufonius junto a Lythrum hyssopifolia y Centaurium erythraea subsp.