- MAYAPPLE. Adkins, Leonard M. // Wildflowers Blue Ridge & Great Smoky Mountains;Apr2005, p32
The article offers detailed descriptions and information on Mayapple or Podophyllum. It mentions that the white flower has over a dozen stamens with yellow anthers and umbrella-like, tooth-shaped leaves. It notes that the plant's podophyllin is being studied in modern medicine as treatment of...
- COW PARSNIP. Adkins, Leonard M. // Wildflowers Blue Ridge & Great Smoky Mountains;Apr2005, p70
The article offers detailed descriptions and information on Cow Parsnip or Heracleum lanatum. It mentions that Cow Parsnip has small flowers with notched petals and two-foot-long leaves. The plant is also known as Masterwort and used as treatment of rheumatism and headaches. The flower's...
- Morning Glory. // Legends & Lore of Texas Wildflowers;1996, p101
The article offers information on a wildflower called morning glory. Colors of such flowers range from white to pink to blue, purple as well as scarlet. An infusion of bush of the plant was used by some tribes in North America to treat heart problems. Also cited are useful members of the morning...
- Healing plants around the world. Bricklin, Mark; Smith, Susan C. // Prevention;Aug96, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p21
Discusses plants from various parts of the world, which are used to heal. Research in Peru on the caigua plant (Cyclanthera pedata), or wild cucumber, to reduce bad cholesterol and to increase the good kind; Gustavo Gonzales, author of the study by the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia; Use...
- Strolls on Stradbroke. Low, Tim // Nature Australia;Winter97, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p22
Opinion. Comments on plants and weeds which are used by the Aborigines in South America by the for a number of reasons. Identification of these plants and weeds; What the plants are used for; Details information on the plants.
- Research matters... plants to aid patient recovery. Cockshull, Ken // Horticulture Week;2/5/2010, p30
The article reports on the research studies on the impact of plants on reducing the stress of patients who had undergone surgery.
- Huang Qin (Baikal skullcap). Sobin, Rebecca // American Acupuncturist;Spring2015, Vol. 70, p15
The article offers information on medical benefits of the herb Scuttelariae radix baicalensis known as Huang qin. Topics discussed include use of huang qin to clear heat and drain fire from stomach and large intestines and nosebleeding, ability of the herb to treat increased liver-yang and, use...
- MEDICINES FROM PLANTS. Dalgleish, Sharon // Plant Kingdom;2003, p10
Early people discovered the use of plants for curing various diseases. Later, these traditional plant medicines were studied in laboratories. Scientists found the chemical ingredient in the plant and extracted it to make drugs.
- Correction. // Molecules;Mar2013, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p3041
A correction to the article "Inhibitory Effect and Mechanism of Antiproliferation of Isoatriplicolide Tiglate (PCAC) from Paulownia Coreana" that was published in the March 2013 issue is presented.