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(vis'kŭm),
1. The berries of Viscum album (family Loranthaceae), a parasitic plant growing on apple, pear, and other trees; has been used as an oxytocic. Synonym(s): mistletoe
2. Herbage of Phoradendron flavescens, American mistletoe; has been used as an oxytocic and emmenagoque.
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While Allium species have the size of 300 to 600 bp, the maximum coding sequence length of the Viscum species is 1694.
In regard to Viscum and Sumbul, thank you for the tip.
Gia Sant'Agostino aveva affermato similmente: "Obligata enim anima amore terreno, quasi viscum habet in pennis, volare non potest.
Although largely of the same viscum album variety, the continental cousins are said to be limper and less generous with their berries.
THERE are about 70 species of mistletoe growing wild across the world's temperate zones, but only one that matters at Christmas time in Britain - Viscum album , with wishbone-shaped pairs of leaves and pairs of white berries that can be toxic to humans.
Iscador therapy today, popular in special European clinics like the Lukas Klinik in Arlesheim, Switzerland, involves a series of injections of a fermented extract of Viscum album, given in conjunction with radiation and chemotherapy Other adjunctive treatments such as homeopathy and movement and art therapy also are commonly used.
Iscador therapy today--popular in special European clinics like the Lukas Klinik in Arlesheim, Switzerland-involves a series of injections of a fermented extract of Viscum album, given in conjunction with radiation and chemotherapy.
Viscum album, the holiday mainstay in England, puts out flowers no bigger than a pea and sprouts white berries.
Immunomodulation with Viscum album and Echinacea purpurea extracts.