Humulus lupulus

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Herbal medicine
A perennial vine that contains amino acids, flavonoids, glycosides (astralagin, quercitrin, rutin) and various other compounds, such as citral, geraniol, humulone, linionine, lupulone, serolidol and bitter resin. Hops are anti-bacterial (due to humulone and lupulone), mildly sedative, and have been used for insomnia, to relax smooth muscle and, in combination with other herbs, to treat irritable bowel syndrome.
Toxic effect
Contact dermatitis.
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Farnsworth, "The pharmacognosy of Humulus lupulus L.
Humulus lupulus is a prospective herb to consider as it contains a potent phytoestrogenic constituent.
In vitro evaluation of antibacterial, anticollagenase and antioxidant activities of hops components (Humulus lupulus).
Assessment of the genetic diversity of wild hops (Humulus lupulus L.) in Europe using chemical and molecular analyes.
El lupulo (Humulus lupulus L.), es una planta de la Familia Cannabinaceas, cuyas inflorescencias femeninas se emplean para aromatizar y obtener el caracteristico sabor amargo de la cerveza.
The golden hop, humulus lupulus 'Aureus', is another alternative.
ReDormin[R] (Ze 91019) contains specific extracts of Valeriana officinalis (Valerian) and Humulus lupulus (Hops).
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Planhigyn arall sydd wedi ei ddefnyddio ym Mhrydain ers diwedd yr oesoedd canol ydi'r hopys (Humulus lupulus; hop).
A queste cenosi, che presentano un'altezza massima di circa 6 m, concorrono anche altre specie legnose come Salix alba, Populus nigra e Alnus glutinosa in forma prevalentemente arbustiva e diverse specie lianose come Solanum dulcamara, Bryonia dioica, Clematis vitalba, Vitis riparia, Humulus lupulus.
Hop strobiles (Humulus lupulus)--brings peaceful and restful sleep, relieves insomnia