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ly·co·po·di·um

(lī'kō-pō'dē-ŭm),
The spores of Lycopodium clavatum (family Lycopodiaceae) and other species of L.; a yellow, tasteless, and odorless powder; was used as a dusting powder and in pharmacy to prevent the agglutination of pills in a box.
[G. lykos, wolf, + pous, foot]
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Lycopodium

Homeopathy
A homeopathic remedy formulated from Lycopodium clavatum used to treat GI complaints (e.g., bloating, constipation, nausea and vomiting), as well as chronic fatigue syndrome, flu-related fatigue, hair loss, haemorrhoids, kidney stones, nervous headaches, prostatitis, psoriasis, and increased libido accompanied by decreased performance.
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lycopodium

(lī″kŏ-pōd′ē-ŭm) [Gr. lykos, wolf + podo- + -ium]
A yellow powder formed from spores of Lycopodium clavatum, a club moss.
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lycopodium performed on a DEAE-cellulose column resulted in different chemical proportions of sulfate and total sugars contents among the SPs fractions, while the uronic acid content was almost equal among them (Table 1).
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Tolonen (1986) also recommended adding exotic markers (Lycopodium spores) during the boiling stage so that test concentrations could be calculated, although Warner (1987, 1988) suggested adding Lycopodium tablets after the boiling stage, as some tests might adhere to Sphagnum plants.
En esta zona se encuentran especies vegetales de paramo muy comunes, siendo los generos mas frecuentes: Hypericum, Arcytophillum, Espeletia, Espeletiopsis, Weinmannia, Calamagrostis, Diplostephium, Polylepis, Berberis, Lycopodium, Junco, Leptodontium y Elaphoglossum, con presencia relictual de Prunusy Libanothamnus (VILLALOBOS, 2013).
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Lycopodium clavatum 12X--A homeopathic remedy widely used as a remedy for digestive symptoms which include: dyspepsia due to fermentable food excessive hunger; desire for sweets; weak digestion and bulimia with bloating.