ruscus aculeatus


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Related to ruscus aculeatus: Centella asiatica
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butcher's broom

butcher's broom

Increases circulation, particularly legs, feet, hands and brain. Silica content strengthens blood vessels, great for skin. Used for constipation, hemorrhoids, hypotension, inflammation, carpal tunnel syndrome, varicose veins, bladder, kidneys. Low evergreen with pointy leaves, small, greenish, white/purple flowers that seem to grow in the middle of each leaf and red berries.
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Moreover, as mentioned above, in the territory of Minuartio-Quercetum pyrenaicae there is an absence of drought-tolerant and thermophilic species inside the Hedero-Ericetum, such as Ruscus aculeatus, Smilax aspera, Clematis flammula, etc.
The floristic composition of the most typical (fraxinetosum excelsioris) comprises taxa which are vulnerable to cold temperatures, such as Arbutus unedo, Asplenium onopteris, Carex pendula, Laurus nobilis, Phyllitis scolopendrium, Rubia peregrina, Ruscus aculeatus or Tamus communis.
2]) 100 100 100 100 100 Cobertura % 60 100 100 90 80 Exposicion NW N N NW NE No especies 19 29 26 30 32 No de orden 1 2 3 4 5 Caracteristicas de asociacion y unidades superiores Quercus suber 3 4 5 2 3 Quercus broteroi 2 + + 3 1 Rubia peregrina 2 + + + + Ruscus aculeatus + + 2 2 1 Viburnum tinus 2 1 1 2 3 Luzula forsteri subsp.
alaternus, Ruscus aculeatus, Smilax aspera and sometimes also Viburnum tinus), lianas (Rubia peregrina var.
Ursolic acid (from rosemary plant) and oleanolic acid are two chemically related triterpenes that, like other triterpenes and diterpenes such as asiaticoside (from Centella asiatica), sericoside (from Terminalia sericea), ruscogenins (from Ruscus aculeatus, or butcher's broom), boswellic acid (from Boswellia serrata) and darutoside (from Siegesbeckia orientalis), possess good anti-inflammatory activity.
Sin embargo, este planteamiento no es congruente con la informacion disponible sobre la distribucion y ecologia de los hayedos en areas meso y termotempladas de la vertiente N de la Cornisa Cantabrica, territorios en los que la flora de los hayedos existentes se enriquece en plantas termofilas, como Rubia peregrina, Laurus nobilis, Arbutus unedo, Ruscus aculeatus o Tamus communis (Loidi Arregui, 1983; Herrera Gallastegui, 1995; Loidi Arregui & al.
badius 1, Phlomis purpurea, Rumex crispus y Cistus monspeliensis + en 3; Mercurialis perennis + en 4; Digitalis purpurea + en 5; Piptatherum miliaceum, Cynosurus cristatus y Briza maxima + en 6; Asparagus albus y Quercus suber + en 7; Asplenium trichomanes y Anogramma leptophylla +, Crataegus monogyna 1 en 8; Rubia peregrina 1, Adenocarpus telonensis + en 9; Carex reuteriana y Urtica dioica + en 11; Viburnum tinus + en 12; Corrigiola telephiifolia y Sanguisorba hybrida +, Sanguisorba minor 1, en 15; Ruscus aculeatus + en 16; Thymus mastichina + en 17; Pyrus bourgaeana + en 19; Juncus acutus + en 20; Phillyrea angustifolia y Bituminaria bituminosa + en 24; Imperta cylindrica + en 25.
Segun los autores citados, en dicho sintaxon se incluyen lauredales que contarian, entre otras, con la presencia de especies termofilas (Smilax aspera, Rubia peregrina, Ruscus aculeatus, Davallia canariensis), plantas de amplia distribucion en bosques templados acidofilos del NW Iberico (Hedera helix, Lonicera periclymenum, Omphalodes nitida, Teucrium scorodonia, etc.
Quercetea ilicis, Quercetalia ilicis characteristics: Daphne gnidium + 1 2 2 + Ruscus aculeatus 2 .