Argemone mexicana

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Synonyms for Argemone mexicana

annual herb with prickly stems and large yellow flowers

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The example of Argemone mexicana," International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance, vol.
Wu, "Cytotoxic benzophenanthridine and benzylisoquinoline alkaloids from Argemone mexicana," Zeitschriftfur Naturforschung C, vol.
Phenolics from the seeds of Argemone mexicana. Phytochemistry 21: 2154-2156.
Preliminary study on the insecticidal effect of an botanical extract of Argemone mexicana L.
Urushiol might be the compound responsible for the dermatitis reactions to Metopium brownei [188], whereas sanguinarine is the compound associated with the toxicity of Argemone mexicana. Eddleston et al.
The mechanism of toxicity of Argemone mexicana oil might be explained by the inhibitory effects of sanguinarine on Na+/K+ATPase, induction of cell membrane damage by reactive oxygen species and lipid peroxidation, and inhibition of DNA polymerase activity, among other effects [193].
Adulteration of various oils with argemone mexicana was reported by other authors.
[7] The color, shape and size of argemone mexicana seeds are similar to that of the dark colored mustard seeds.
Argemone mexicana decoction versus artesunate-amodiaquine for the management of malaria in Mali: policy and public-health implications.
Recovery of Gly-Gly (% mean; n = 6) Gly-Gly concentration (mmol/l) Plant extract 15 30 45 Argemone mexicana L.
With the purpose of searching for new antitrichomonal agents, Xanthium brasilicum Vell and Argemone mexicana L, traditionally used for treatment of clinical signs associated with trichomoniasis such as venereal diseases, were selected to evaluate the activity of their chloroform, methanol and aqueous crude extracts against Trichomonas vaginalis trophozoites in vitro.
The whole plants of Xanthium brasilicum and Argemone mexicana were collected between January 2008 and April 2008.
I found, however, remarkable aspects of the mixing of local pharmacopoeias with other world traditional medicines even from remote areas in America, an example is the use of an American medicinal species: Argemone mexicana L.