greater celandine

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greater celandine

Herbal medicine
A perennial herb that is a potent skin irritant, used by herbalists of the Middle Ages for removing warts; it was further believed, according to the so-called “doctrine of signatures”, that its bright orange flowers signalled greater celandine’s efficacy in treating jaundice.
 
Toxicity
Greater celandine is irritating to the skin and GI tract and depresses the CNS; it should be adminstered with caution.
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Effect of homeopathic medicine Chelidonium against blood stage infection of rodent malaria parasite.
En las vacuolas laticiferas de Chelidonium majus las concentraciones de sanguinarina, chelidonina y berberina se aproximaron a 500 y 1000 mM, mientras que en las del latex de P.
Iberogast is a multi-component formulation of 9 herbal extracts namely Iberis amara, Angelica archangelica, Matricaria recutita, Carum carvi, Silybum marianum, Melissa officinalis, Mentha x piperita, Chelidonium majus and Glycyrrhiza glabra.
He further said that other homeopathic remedies including Apis Mellifica, Chelidonium and Mercurius are also giving god results in curing Hepatitis.
Biological and phytochemical evaluation of plants V: isolation of two cytotoxic alkaloids from Chelidonium majus.
Mae llysiau'r wennol (Chelidonium majus; greater celandine) a dant y llew yn ddau o blanhigion sydd wedi'u defnyddio.
Chai, Stylopine from Chelidonium majus Inhibits LPS-lnduced Inflammatory Mediators in RAW 264.7 Cells, Arch.
Water extract isolated from Chelidonium majus enhances nitric oxide and tumour necrosis factor-alpha production via nuclear factor-kappaB activation in mouse peritoneal macrophages.