rauwolfia


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Related to rauwolfia: Rauwolfia serpentina
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Synonyms for rauwolfia

any of several alkaloids extracted from the shrub Rauwolfia serpentina

any shrub or small tree of the genus Rauwolfia having leaves in whorls and cymose flowers

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Antitumor activities of Rauwolfia vomitoria extract and potentiation of gemcitabine effects against pancreatic cancer.
Research in the US into the anticancer effects of the Pao pereira and Rauwolfia vomitoria extracts began at Columbia University Medical Center under the direction of Dr.
Keywords: Phytochemical Screening; Antimicrobial Activity; Callus Extracts; Rauwolfia tetraphylla
No wonder that there is a growing sense of urgency around research conducted by Kansas University Medical Center, which not only confirmed the anti-cancer effect on ovarian and pancreatic cancer cells of two plant extracts (Pao pereira and Rauwolfia vomitoria)--first studied by Mirko Beljanski--but found that the botanicals worked especially well when combined with traditional chemotherapy treatment.
Ayurvedic herbs used for curing insomnia include the Indian sorrel, rauwolfia, aniseed, ashwagandha, brahmi, jatamansi, lemon balm, passion flower and chamomile.
Many more herbs are listed on the different schedules including Gelsemium, Convallaria, Ammi visnaga, Rauwolfia, Lobelia, Arnica and of course Digitalis and Ephedra.
Apocynaceae) y las Asclepiadaceae siguientes: Nerium oleander Linnaeus, Plumeria alba Linnaeus, Rauwolfia canescens Linnaeus var.
The most representative families in the two successional stages were Fabaceae, Apocynaceae and Malvaceae, but species composition differed between intermediate and late stages: species with highest importance value in the former were Myracrodruon urundeuva, Rauwolfia sellowii and Inga platyptera, whereas Anadenanthera colubrina, Myracrodruon urundeuva and Bauhinia brevipes predominated in the latter.
Rauwolfia alkaloids, pharmacologically can be divided into reserpine and ajmaline groups, while reserpine is used for sedative action in mild anxiety states chronic psychoses and in treatment of chronic schizophernic patients.
Kushta sadaf (pearl shell) and sufoofe bekhe asrol (powder of Rauwolfia serpentina) were mixed together in equal quantity and the patients were advised to take 1gm of it twice a day on empty stomach with zulale of 10gm tamarhindi (decanted infusion of Tamarindus indica) for 4 weeks; whereas 1gm of wheat flour was given to placebo group for the same duration.
22) Healers commonly use the plant Rauwolfia, a relative of orthodox antipsychotic drugs, to sedate patients.
Web 1852 Euholarrhenoxylon aisnense Wood Lutetian Gros 1993 Pamapocynaceoxylon Wood Maastrichtian barghoorni Wheeler, Lee et Marten 1987 Phyllantera vectensis Reid Seed Early-Middle et Chandler 1926 Oligocene Rauwolfia Pollen Middle Oligocene Tabernaemontana cf.
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