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The spores of Lycopodium clavatum (family Lycopodiaceae) and other species of L.; a yellow, tasteless, and odorless powder; was used as a dusting powder and in pharmacy to prevent the agglutination of pills in a box.
[G. lykos, wolf, + pous, foot]
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A homeopathic remedy formulated from Lycopodium clavatum used to treat GI complaints (e.g., bloating, constipation, nausea and vomiting), as well as chronic fatigue syndrome, flu-related fatigue, hair loss, haemorrhoids, kidney stones, nervous headaches, prostatitis, psoriasis, and increased libido accompanied by decreased performance.
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(lī″kŏ-pōd′ē-ŭm) [Gr. lykos, wolf + podo- + -ium]
A yellow powder formed from spores of Lycopodium clavatum, a club moss.
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En Uruguay, los estrobilos de Lycopodium clavatum comienzan a formarse en Noviembre y Diciembre, encontrandose sobre las plantas por un largo periodo de tiempo, frecuentemente perduran de un ano para el otro.
Lycopodium clavatum es una especie muy variable en respuesta a factores externos, lo que ha resultado en una considerable sinonimia.
* Lycopodium Clavatum: Silent, melancholy and peevish.
Ai corn carw'r mynydd neu'r cnwpfwsogl corn carw (Lycopodium clavatum a "stag's-horn clubmoss" yn Saesneg) ydi'r corn carw y cyfeirir ato?
* Lycopodium Clavatum: Belching with sour fluid from stomach rising only as far as throat where it burns for hours.