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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Chelidonium majus leaves methanol extract and its chelidonine alkaloid ingredient reduce cadmium-induced nephrotoxicity in rats.
Chelidonium majus (CM) commonly known as swallow-wort, rock poppy or greater celandine belongs to Family-Papaveraceae and is widely distributed in Europe and Western Asia (Nawrot et al., 2008).
Uncut dried Chelidonium majus herb was identified and provided by Dr.
Holodd Wyn G Roberts, Pwllheli os oedd melynllys (llysiau'r wennol; Chelidonium majus yn ddiogel at ddefaid.
Rydw i'n cael fy nhynnu at y rhain ym mhobman rywsut, ac un o'r planhigion cyntaf welais i oedd dail tafol (Rumex; Dock), llysiau'r wennol (Chelidonium majus; Greater celandine) a danadl poethion yn yr un gwely a'i gilydd.
This study demonstrates that chelidonine and an alkaloid extract from Chelidonium majus, which contains protoberberine and benzoiciphenanthridine alkaloids, has the ability to overcome MDR of different cancer cell lines through interaction with ABC-transporters, CYP3A4 and GST, by induction of apoptosis, and cytotoxic effects.
Rhai ohonyn nhw ydi craf y geifr (Allium ursinum; ramsons neu wild garlic), llysiau'r wennol (Chelidonium majus; greater celandine) a phidyn y gog (Arum maculatum; cuckoo pint).
Evaluation of protective potentials of a potentized homoeopathic drug, Chelidonium majus, during azo dye induced hepatocarcinogenesis in mice.
YR her nesa i'w gosod i chi ydi am y cyntaf i weld gwennol, gweld llysiau'r wennol (Chelidonium majus; Greater celandine) a chlywed y gog, a gorau oll os oes modd cael lluniau.
et Thomas, Chelidonium majus L., Macleaya cordata (Willd.) R.Br, Macleaya microcarpa (Maxim.) Fedde, Sty-lophorum lasiocarpum (Oliv.) Fedde and some species of genus Bocconia.