nasturtium

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nasturtium

Herbal medicine
(1) Tropaeolum majus (Indian cress), a flowering plant that contains glucotrapeoline, which hydrolyses to form sulphur-based antibiotics; it is antimicrobial, haematopoietic and purgative, and has been used for respiratory and urinary tract infections. 
(2) Watercress, see there; Nasturtium officinale.
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In conclusion this study provided for the first time a rational for the efficacy of medicinally used nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus nanum) against inflammation in man.
maxima, Nicotiana glauca y Agave americana en las zonas bajas y medias de cardonalestabaibales y bosques termofilos; de Ricinus communis y Arundo donax en los ambientes con humedad edafica; o de Tropaeolum majus y Centranthus ruber en comunidades herbaceas o rupicolas de sitios frescos y humedos.
Host plant(s): Chenopodum album (6, 7); Dendranthema indicum (6, 7, 11) and Viola biflora (8, 11), Tropaeolum majus (6).
Another good decoy is Tropaeolum majus, commonly called nasturtiums.
We recently reported on the anti-inflammatory potential of nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus nanum) which also belongs to the plant order Brassicales [10].
Flowers of many species are primarily used for therapeutical and/or medicinal purpose, such as Tropaeolum majus, Calendula officinalis, Rosa spp., Viola odorata, Viola tricolor, Taraxacum officinale, Sambucus nigra, Borago officinalis, Robinia pseudoaccacia, Malva sylvestris, Tagetes erecta, Cosmos sulphureus, Antigonon leptopus, Bouganvillea glabra, Salvia splendens, Camelia japonica, Bauhinia purpurea and Allamanda cathartica (SANGALLI et al., 2007; KAISOON et al., 2011; MLCEK; ROP, 2011; LI et al., 2014).
Use a variety of evergreens for structure such as Daphne Laureloa, Viburnum Tinus and Sarcococca Hookeriana for its wonderful winter scent, then change your display with seasonal colours such as Nicotina 'Lime Green, Tropaeolum majus 'Black Velvet' and Calendula 'art shades' for a dazzling summer vision of delight.
Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activities of the volatile oil compounds from Tropaeolum majus L.