Kochia scoparia


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Belvedere cypress

A saponin-rich plant native to Asia, the seeds of which are anti-inflammatory, astringent, diuretic, and tonic. It is used in Chinese medicine for haemorrhoids, impotence, inflammation, urinary incontinence and urinary tract infections. The shoots and stems are used in Western herbal medicine for gastrointestinal complaints.

Kochia scoparia

North American small shrub of the family Chenopodiaceae; may cause polioencephalomalacia and hepatogenous photosensitization. Called also summer cypress, Mexican fireweed, burning bush.
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Kochia scoparia is very sensitive to salinity during germination and becomes progressively salt tolerant from young seedling stage onward.
Kafi M, Asadi H, Ganjeali A (2010) Possible utilization of high-salinity waters and application of low amounts of water for production of the halophyte Kochia scoparia as alternative fodder in saline agroecosystems.
Kafi M, Salehi M (2012) Kochia scoparia as a model plant to explore the impact of water deficit on halophytic communities.
Salehi M, Kafi M (2011) Suitable growth stage to start irrigation with saline water to increase salt tolerance and decrease ion accumulation of Kochia scoparia (L.
Antinociceptive and Antiinflammatory Effects of 70% Ethanol Extract and its Component, Momordin Ic from Dried Fruits of Kochia scoparia , Biol.
Kochia scoparia was only able to invade and dominate this ecosystem under artificially high soil resource conditions, resulting from water and nitrogen fertilizer additions.
Effects of Allelochemicals Produced by Kochia scoparia on Selected Crops Grown in North Toole County (NTC), Montana.
Seed germination characteristics of Kochia scoparia.