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.
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Bastos, "Hydroxyl radical and hypochlorous acid scavenging activity of small centaury (Centaurium erythraea) infusion.
(ISTE 109689) Gentianaceae Centaurium erythraea Rafn Kirmizi kantaron (ISTE 109695) Geraniaceae Erodium ciconium (L.) L'Her.
Effects of salinity on in vitro growth and photosynthesis of common centaury (Centaurium erythraea Rafn.).
Scientific name Plant part Therapeutic area: A15 Achillea millefolium L., flos Dried inflorescence Achillea millefolium L., herba Not applicable Arctium lappa L., radix Not applicable Artemisia absinthium L., herba Not applicable Centaurium Erythraea Rafn, Not applicable herba Cichorium intybus L., radix Not applicable Harpagophytum Procumbens DC Cut dried tuberous and/or Harpagophytum Zeyheri secondary root Decne, radix Marrubium vulgare L., herba Not applicable Trigonella foenum-graecum L., As defined in the Ph.
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.
Mae o'n flodyn tlws iawn ac rydw i'n hoff iawn ohono fo, er mai fel y ganrhi goch (Centaurium erythraea; common centaury) y bydda i'n ei adnabod.
Green tea demonstrated stronger free radical scavenging activity at lower doses than Centaurium erythraea in vitro (Valentao 2003).
and Wysokinska, H., 2005, "Liquid culture system for shoot multiplication and secoiridoid production in micropropagated plants of Centaurium erythraea Rafn," Plant Sci., 168 (2), pp.
Re-Creation Eye Balm Re-Creation Eye Balm helps deliver essential moisture and superb protection against environmental assaults along with strengthening, smoothing and brightening benefits in a sumptuously hydrating yet absorbent formula. 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.