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Related to podophyllum: Podophyllum peltatum, podophyllum resin

podophyllum

 [pod″o-fil´um]
the dried rhizome and roots of Podophyllum peltatum. See also podophyllotoxin and podophyllum resin.

pod·o·phyl·lum

(pod'ō-fil'ŭm),
The rhizome of Podophyllum peltatum (family Berberidaceae), used as a powerful laxative.

podophyllum

/podo·phyl·lum/ (-fil´um) the dried rhizome and roots of Podophyllum peltatum; see under resin.

pod·o·phyl·lum

(pod'ō-fil'ŭm)
The rhizome of Podophyllum peltatum (family Berberidaceae), used as a powerful laxative.

podophyllum

the dried rhizome and roots of Podophyllum peltatum.

podophyllum resin
a mixture of resins from podophyllum, used as a topical caustic in the treatment of certain papillomas. Was used at one time as a purgative but was capable of causing fatal superpurgation.
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Aryltetralin Lignans from Podophyllum hexandrum and Podophyllumpeltatum.
Cataphylls conserving an arrested but clearly peltate and lobed lamina are known to occur also in Podophyllum peltatum (Holm, 1899, his Fig.
Seed production and seedling establishment in the mayapple, Podophyllum peltatum L.
Several conclusions relative to the shoot apex of Podophyllum peltatum and the affect of the seasonal cycle upon the apical meristem can be drawn from this investigation:
Podophyllum Peltatum: Profuse, watery, and offensive stools, early in morning or when teething.
Treatment of HIV-related hairy leukoplakia with podophyllum resin 25% solution.
I'm attracted as well to oddities such as Podophyllum emodii, with its mottled frog-skin foliage and hanging plum-like fruit.
There are many remedies for diarrhoea, such as podophyllum, arsenicum album and rheum.
Traditionally, podophyllotoxin has been obtained from the roots of a wild Asian plant, Podophyllum emodi, a cousin of the mayapple.
Botanical products that have been used as chemotherapy agents are periwinkle, pacific yew, and derivatives from mayapple, American mandrake, or American podophyllum (Montbriand, 1999).
One of the best preparations for wart removal is also a mixture of two natural sources: podophyllum and benzoin.