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The dried fruits (strobiles) of Humulus lupulus (family Moraceae), a climbing herb of central and northern Asia, Europe, and North America; an aromatic bitter, mildly sedative, and a diuretic; primarily used in the brewing industry for giving aroma and flavor to beer.
Synonym(s): hops
[Mediev. L.]
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Under the terms of the agreement, Real Scientific Humulus Oil (RSHO-K) will be distributed by Medical Marijuana Inc's distribution subsidiary, HempMeds.
Seigner, "Identification of sex in hop (Humulus lupulus) using molecular markers," Genome, vol.
Humulus japonicus extract exhibits antioxidative and anti-aging effects via modulation of the AMPKSIRT1 pathway.
Hops (Humulus lupulus) were mainly used in flavouring beer and as a beer preservative.
chinensis Koidz., Humulus scandens (Lour.) Merr., Asarum sieboldii Miq., Pseudostellaria heterophylla (Miq.) Pax ex Pax et Hoffm., Lepidium apetalum Willd., Lespedeza bicolor Turcz., Hippophae rhamnoides Linn., Daucus carota Linn., Carum carvi Linn., Pyrola rotundifolia Linn.
Deinzer, "Hop (Humulus lupulus L.) proanthocyanidins characterized by mass spectrometry, acid catalysis, and gel permeation chromatography," Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol.
The changes in the position of maxima in the emission spectra also depend on the stage of plant development; for example, the developing glands of Humulus lupulus cones mainly fluoresce in blue, while matured ones fluoresce in green [2].
Helmrich et al., "Antiproliferative and cytotoxic effects of prenylated flavonoids from hops (Humulus lupulus) in human cancer cell lines," Food and Chemical Toxicology, vol.
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Cannabis Sativa also is in the same genus 6 Cannabaceae 6 as Humulus Lupulus, or hops.
I have had GABA products manufactured with herbs including kava kava (Piper methysticum), valerian (Valerian officinalis), hops (Humulus lupulus), and passionflower (Passiflora incarnata).
There is conflicting evidence that phytoestrogen containing herbs such as Humulus lupulus and oestrogen modulating herbs such as Actaea racemosa, are used in perimenopausal women, where endogenous oestrogen is low and can alleviate symptoms associated with low oestrogen.