Polygala


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Polygala

 

a plant genus of the family Polygalaceae. Members are perennial, rarely annual, grasses and semishrubs with alternate leaves. The irregular flowers grow in racemes. Approximately 600 species exist, found almost all over the world. There are approximately 30 species in the Soviet Union; Polygala vulgaris and P. amarella, which grow in damp meadows, and P. comosa, which grows in dry meadows, are common in the European part. An infusion used as an expectorant is made from the roots of P. tenuifolia and P. sibirica.

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Possible mechanism of the antidepressant effect of 3,6'-disinapoyl sucrose from Polygala tenuifolia Willd.
a cough, and stimulating the appetite Flos Lonicerae Treatment of bacterial HPLC-DAD Japonicae and virus diseases, inflammation, and fever Polygala Anti-inflammatory, HPLC-DAD-ELSD japonica antibacterial, and Houtt.
(v) The forest-clearing site south of the Menes Valley is a semi-dry meadow with patches of short (Festuca rupicola, Brachypodium pinnatum) and tall grass (Arrhenaterum elatius, Bromus erectus, Calamagrostis arundinacea) vegetation, rich in lower (Dianthus pontederae, Thymus spp., Coronilla varia, Polygala maior, Gentiana cruciata) and tall forbs (Centaurea scabiosa, Peucedanum cervaria) and scattered scrubs.
Isolation and evaluation of immunological adjuvant activities of saponins from Polygala senega L.
No formulario 1, foram realizadas perguntas sobre as plantas conhecidas como toxicas na regiao Centro-Oeste (Brachiaria spp., Enterolobium contortisiliquum, Lantana camara, Palicourea marcgravii, Mascagnia publifora, Vernonia molissima, Vernonia rubricaulis, Cestrum laevigatum, Polygala klotzschii, Senna occidentalis, Dimorphandra mollis, Pteridium aquilinum, Solanum malacoxylon, Stryphnodendrum fissuratum, Stryphnodendrum obovatum, Brachiaria radicans, Manihot esculenta, Sorghum vulgare) (TOKARNIA et al., 2000).
Eagles, "Acute and sub-chronic oral toxicity profiles of the aqueous extract of Polygala fruticosa in female mice and rats," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
Acalypha wilkesiana, Acanthopanax gracilistylus, Allium sativum, Ananus comosus, Cissampelos sympodialis, Coriolus versicolor, Curcuma longa, Echinacea purpurea, Grifola frondosa, Harpagophytum procumbens, Panax ginseng, Polygala tenuifolia, Poria cocos, Silybum marianum, Smilax glabra, Tinospora cordifolia, Uncaria tomentosa, and Withania somnifera demonstrate modulation of multiple cytokines.
Ayurvedic and Chinese herbs include Bacopa monniera, Centella asiatica, Codonopsis pilosula, Biota orientalis and Polygala tenuifolia.