chelidonium majus

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greater celandine

greater celandine

Toxic at moderate doses, but therapeutic at proper doses. In poppy family, not related to Lesser Celandine. Yellow 4-petal flowers, wavyedged lobed leaves, yellow-orange sap. Thin, stick-like seed capsules. Immune stimulator, smooth muscle relaxer (too much can immobilize) Raises blood pressure. Sap used on warts, moles. Dry plant first before using herbally. Chemical compounds similar to bloodroot, so it’s advisable not to mess with this plant unless you know what you are doing.
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Acute hepatitis induced by greater celandine (Chelidonium majus).
W., et al., "Sensitization for specific lysis in target-effector-systemwith derivatives of Chelidonium majus L.
Isoquinoline alkaloids such as coptisine, allocryptopine, protopine, berberine, chelidonine, sanguinarine, and chelerythrine are the main constituents of Chelidonium majus L.
The remedy comes in a form of cream and as per the information on the package its bioactive ingredients include chelidonium majus extract, willow bark extract, birch tree bark extract, cade oil, tea tree oil, salicylic acid and lactic acid and hyaluronic acid.
Ukrain[TM], a purported anticancer drug, has been described as a semi-synthetic Chelidonium majus alkaloid derivative, consisting of three chelidonine molecules combined to thiophosphoric acid (thiotepa).
Fumaria officinalis (fumitory-of-the-wall) and Chelidonium majus (celandine) are two among many cholagogues that empirically seem to be helpful.
Chelidonium majus L (Ukrain) in the treatment of cancer patients.
Dydd Sul, 18fed Ebrill y gwelais i wennol gynta'r tymor wedi cyrraedd yn l yma, ac o fewn deuddydd roeddwn yn gweld llysiau'r wennol (Chelidonium majus; greater celandine).