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The dried unripe fruit of Conium maculatum (family Umbelliferae), also known as spotted cowbane or spotted parsley; it has been used as a sedative, antispasmodic, and anodyne.
Synonym(s): hemlock
[L. fr. G. kōneion, hemlock]
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The minor group of taxa observed in honey samples were Pyracantha coccinea, Cousinia sp, Centaurea sp., Ajuga sp., Anagallis arvensis, Salvia sp., Taraxacum officinalis, Triticum vulgare, Carduus sp., Astragalus sp., Geranium sp., Lathyrus sp., Vicia sp., Gossypium hirsitum, Cistus sp., and Conium maculatum.
Conium maculatum (poison hemlock) belongs to the Apiaceae (formerly
Gardner, "Ingestion of poison hemlock (Conium maculatum)," Western Journal of Medicine, vol.
Wertheim, "Ueber ein neues Alkaloid in Conium maculatum" Justus Liebigs Annalen der Chemie, vol.
wavy-leaf thistle Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Tenore bull thistle Conium maculatum L.
Un arall sy'n perthyn i deulu'r foronen ydi'r cegid (Conium maculatum; hemlock), ond nid yn un y gellir ei fwyta!
TTN was found to be common among both term and preterm babies, while hyaline membrane disease was seen among preterm, and me conium aspiration syndrome among term and post term babies.
This University of Texas study was done to determine the in-vitro cytotoxic effects of homeopathically potentised Carcinosin 30C, Conium 3C, Phytolacca 200C, Thuja 30C, and succussed and unsuccussed negative solvent controls on MCF-7 and MDA-MB-231 human breast adenocarcinoma cell lines in tissue culture and a normal human cell line in tissue culture.
--sanitary mowing (1-2) for removing unwanted species (Veratrum album, prickles, Conium maculatum and others);
Here we investigate how soil contamination along roadsides may influence the establishment of Conium maculatum (poison hemlock) a plant considered invasive elsewhere and recently detected only along roadsides in Cook County, IL., USA.
The poison hemlock plant (Conium maculatum) contains several toxic piperidine alkaloids, primarily coniine, and has been used since antiquity as an intentional poison--most notably by the Athenians to execute Socrates.