Galium aparine


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

cleavers

Herbal medicine
An annual herb that contains citric acid, coumarins and tannins; it is diuretic and alterative (i.e., stimulates lymphatic circulation), and is used to treat kidney stones, arthritis, hypertension, skin conditions (e.g., eczema and psoriasis), and is believed to be of use in treating lymphomas.

Galium aparine

(gal'e-um)
An invasive weed native to Eurasia and North America from which a tea is made that is used in herbal medicine as a diuretic and to promote healing. Synonym: catchweed; cleavers; goosegrass
References in periodicals archive ?
Galium aparine contains iridoid glycosides, polyphenolic acids, flavonoids and tannins.
Flowering herbs common to abundant in the spring and early summer included Allium vineale, Cryptotaenia canadensis, Dicentra cucullaria, Enemion biternatum, Galium aparine, Geum vernum, Glechoma hederacea, Heracleum maximum, Hesperis matronalis, Hydrophyllum appendiculatum, Monarda fistulosa, Osmorhiza longistylis, Phacelia purshii, Ranunculus abortivus, R.
Oxalis rosea 3 III II II Galium aparine 3 III III I Urtica magellanica 1 .
Ym mon y clawdd, roedd dail ifanc y gorthyfail (Anthriscus sylvestris; cow parsley), dail tafol (Rumex obtusifolius; dock leaves) a llau'r offeiriad (Galium aparine; cleavers) yn dechrau gwthio eu ffordd drwy'r gwair.
Representative herbaceous plants include Ageratina altissima, white snakeroot; Galium aparine, bedstraw: Geum canadense, white avens; Poa pratensis, Kentucky bluegrass; Rudbeckia laciniata, cutleaf coneflower; and Viola sororia, sister violet--all common to abundant.
0,24% 0,23% Prunus spinosa 1,85% 2,47% 2,35% 3,37% Rubus ulmifolius 1,39% 1,89% 1,69% 2,24% RANUNCULACEAE Thalictrum 0,40% 0,56% speciosissimum RHAMNACEAE 0,00% Rhamnus alaternus 0,83% 0,94% RUBIACEAE 0,00% Galium aparine 0,16% 0,20% RUTACEAE 0,00% Citrus sinensis 1,76% 2,24% 14,29% 17,74% SALICACEAE 0,00% Salix sp.
We focused our effort towards the characterization of Vicia sativa, Galium aparine, Rumex dentatus, Avena fatua, Lathyrus aphaca, Phalaris minor, Carthamus oxycantha, Convolvulus arvensis, Chenopodium album, Coronopus didymus, Melilots indica, Cichorium intybus, Anagallis arvensis, Chenopodium murale and Euphorbia sp.
Galium aparine L., T, Subcosm, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18.
CLEAVERS/STICKY WILLY/ GOOSEGRASS (GALIUM APARINE) Sinus This herb can be found growing wild so you don't even have to cultivate it and is commonly found growing near nettles.
Galium aparine L.; Cleavers, annual bedstraw, sticky-willy; Upland woods; Abundant and widespread; C = 1; BSUH 17869.
0.75 Parthenocissus quinquefolia 0.6 Laportea canadensis * 0.55 Galium aparine 0.5 Smilax hispdda 0.5 FB 1950s Laportea canadensis * 0.8 Carex sp.
The most common native species in roadside fields were Acalypha rhomboidea, Allium cernuum, Carex granularis, Chamaesyce spp., Erigeron spp., Fragaria virginiana, Galium aparine, Helianthus tuberosus, Plantago rugelii, Ratibida pinnata, Solidago altissima, Sorghastrum nutans, and Symphyotrichum pilosum.