Asteraceae

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Asteraceae

[‚as·tə′rās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
An equivalent name for the Compositae.
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Researchers from Mysore have used biochemical and biological techniques to show that seeds from bitter cumin (Centratherum anthelminticum (L.) Kuntze), a member of the daisy family, are a rich source of phenolic antioxidants.
If the flower is composed of a single blossom on the end of a stalk, like those of the daisy family, simply cut back the dead bloom stem just as soon as the flower fades.
There is a phenomenal selection of genera within the daisy family Asteraceae from which to choose, offering a whole host of annuals and perennials, and they provide such a happy-go-lucky aura to the garden borders when planted in full sun.
A Echinacea, a plant in the daisy family, is sometimes taken in supplement form to reduce the incidence or severity of the common cold.
The Taraxacum genus is a member of the daisy family (Asteraceae).
Employees clearly take pride in their work and often refer to themselves as members of the "Daisy family."
Plants of the daisy family also grow well in sunny borders.Achilleas, especially shorter varieties like Moonshine,Cerise Queen,Inca Gold,and red Fanal,all flower for a long time.Anthemis,Centaurea, and for the end of the year border or garden Chrysanthemums, will all put on a good show.
Echinacea, a member of the daisy family, was first used by Native Americans as a treatment for wounds, burns, and snakebites.
Here's a quick run-down of the best before you take a trip to the garden centre and get tuned in to the fabulous daisy family.
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ECHINACEA - A member of the daisy family and native to North American woodlands and prairies, echinacea is the most popular herbal supplement on the market, and with good reason: Its anti-inflammatory and antibiotic properties serve as effective gauntlets for flu and cold viruses.