creeping lilyturf

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creeping lilyturf

Chinese medicine
A perennial herb, the root of which is anti-inflammatory, antitussive, cardiotonic, diuretic and emollient; it is used for poor circulation, cough, diabetes mellitus, hypoglycaemia, haemoptysis, shortness of breath, and recuperation from labor, surgery and disease.
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Among these 22 extracts, Paris polyphylla, Liriope spicata, and Cleome gynandra have been historically used in China and have been exploited from the chemical components to biological activities including anti-inflammation and anticancer [15-17].
1 Peace Lily 2 Chrysanthemum morifolium 3 English Ivy 4 Red-Edged Dracaena 5 Variegated Sansevieria 6 Cornstalk Dracaena 7 Gerbera jamesonii 8 Broadleaf Lady Palm 9 Lilyturf (Liriope spicata) 10 Devil's Ivy (Pothos) has
A different species, Liriope spicata, is smaller, with dark leaves and pale mauve or white flower spikes on 25cm (10in) stems.
Nothing brightens up shade like Liriope spicata 'Silver Dragon' or L.
An extract of PCJNF was obtained by decocting the dried prescription of herbs (15 g Ramulus Cinnamomi, 3 g Sanguis Draconis, 10 g Faeces Trogopterori, 6 g Pollen Typhae, 6 g Chinese Eaglewood, 3 g Whitmania pigra Whitman, 10 g Liriope spicata, and 6 g Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch) in 12 volumes of water (v/w) for 30 minutes and extracted twice; the suspension was collected by filtration and condensed to a concentration of 1.82 g/ml solution and stored at 4[degrees]C for experimental use.