Peganum harmala


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Peganum harmala

(pĕ-gahn′ ŭm hahr′ mŭ-lŭ)
A weed, commonly known as Syrian rue and considered a livestock toxin, used for medicinal and spiritual purposes in many regions of the world. Extracts (tea) made from its seeds are consumed ceremonially in certain cultures. They contain beta-carboline alkaloids, a class of chemicals that increase levels of serotonin in the brain. Use of the extracts may induce hallucinations. Overdose may result in the serotonin syndrome.
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Antiparasitic effect of wild rue (Peganum harmala L.) against experimentally induced coccidiosis in broiler chicks.
Lamiaceae Hos otu, viride (Boiss.) Hayek Kaya kekigi, Tas kekik, Sari kekik, Yayla kekigi, Dag kekigi Ornithogalum Liliaceae Kopek sogani, armeniacum Baker Beyaz sumbul, Yogurtcuk otu Peganum harmala L.
Composition and anti-oxidant, anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory activities of Artemisa herba-alba, Ruta chalpensis L., and Peganum harmala L.
Effects of a triplex mixture of Peganum harmala, Rhus coriaria, and Urtica dioica aqueous extracts on metabolic and histological parameters in diabetic rats.
Peganum harmala (harmal) heals stomach disorder while Achyranthes aspera (puthkanda) possess anti inflammatory properties.
Gong et al., "Cytotoxic quinazoline alkaloids from the seeds of Peganum harmala," Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, vol.
Nenaah, "Antibacterial and antifungal activities of (beta)-carboline alkaloids of Peganum harmala (L) seeds and their combination effects," Fitoterapia, vol.
sinensis (Intercepted in New York, USA) Pakistan Eriobotrya japonica (Rosaceae), Peganum harmala (Nitrariaceae), Helianthus annuus (Asteraceae), Citrus sp., P.
The collected plants were consist of different wild species which are as follow, True indigo (Indigo feratinctoria), Sugar cane (Saccharium officinarum), Greater plantain (Plantago majo), Harmel (Peganum harmala), Kerda (Capparis decidua), Baker (Sophramolli), Common blue violet (Viola sororia), Basket flower (Centaurea uniflora), Bermude gran (Cynodon dactylon), Poa (Poa annua), Horse weed ( Conyza canadensis), Sage brush (Artemisia tridintata), Babylon willow (Salix babylonia), Indian heliotripi (Heliotropium indicum), London racket (Sisymbrium Iris) and Knot weed (Polygonum coccineum).
7: Usage frequency of the most popular species in Er-Rich Rosmarinus officinalis 95 Thymus satureioides 74 Mentha suaveolens 63 Artemisia herba-alba 48 Foeniculum vulgare 39 Mentha pulegium 37 Peganum harmala 37 Chenopodium ambrosioides 25 Dittrichia viscosa 24 Citrullus colocynthis 23 Lactuca serriola 20 Juniperus phoenica 18 Capparis spinosa 14 Note: Table made from bar graph.
En dehors de la mise en defens, la meme formation subit une utilisation intense, ce qui cause la disparition de plusieurs especes appetible (Stipa tenacissima, Stipagrostis pungens, Helianthemum lippii) et l'abondance d'autres especes non appetible et toxiques telles que Atractylis serratuloides, Thymelaea microphylla, Peganum harmala.