1415 In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, Rumex
occidentalis extract was found to be as effective as the gold-standard skin-lightener hydroquinone in the treatment of melasma.
Remedies: Abrotanum, Acalypha, Apis, Aranea, Arsenicum lodatum, Atrax, Balsamum, Brucea, Bromium, Calcarea lodata, Calcarea Phosphorica, Cereus Bonplandii, Cimicifuga, Cistus, Coccus Cacti, Coffea, Drosera, Elaterium Euonymus, Ferrum lodatum, Ferrum Phosphoricum, Fluoric Acid, Ginseng, lodum Kali Phosphoricum, Lactrodectus, Magnesia Phosphorica, Mygale, Myristica, Myrtus Communis, Natrum Phosphoricum, Oleander, Phelandrium, Phosphorus, Pix, Rumex
, Salix Niger, Sambucus, Senega, Succinic Acid, Tarantula, Theridion, Ustilago, Verbascum, Vespa.
And, the curly dock, Rumex
crispus, and its little "brother," Rumex
acetocella, are edible as greens, either in a salad or stewed.
Both white clover Trifolium repens and broadleaved dock Rumex
obtusifolius, as well as all of the grass species recorded in our study, were recorded from woodlands grazed by livestock in Northern Ireland, and were regarded as indicators of intensive woodland grazing (McEvoy et al.