Artemisia Annua Characteristics


Artemisia annua belongs to the plant ancestors of Asteraceae and is an anniversary short-day plant. Its axis is arrect brownish or violet brown. The plant itself is baldheaded and by itself grows from 30 to 100 cm tall, although in agronomics it is accessible for plants to ability a acme of 200 cm. The leaves of A. annua accept a breadth of 3–5 cm and are disconnected by abysmal cuts into two or three baby leaflets. The accelerated ambrosial aroma of the leaves is characteristic. The Artemisinin agreeable in broiled leaves is in amid 0% and 1.5%.

New hybrids of Artemisia annua developed in Switzerland can ability a blade artemisinin agreeable of up to 2%.The baby flowers accept a bore of 2-2.5 mm and are abiding in apart panicles. Their blush is green-yellowish. The seeds are amber achenes with a bore of alone 0.6-0.8 mm. Their thousand-kernel weight (TKW) averages about 0.03 g.

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What is Podophyllum?

Podophyllum is a plant. The basis and underground axis (rhizome) are used to accomplish medicine.

Podophyllum is awful poisonous if taken by mouth. Nevertheless, some humans yield it orally for yellowed derma (jaundice), alarmist ailments, fever, syphilis, audition loss, and cancer. Podophyllum is aswell used to abandoned the bowels, annihilate abject worms in the intestine, and annul snakebite. Some women yield it to could cause an abortion.

Podophyllum has been used as a laxative. (It was an additive in Carter’s Little Alarmist Pills.) But it has been removed from the bazaar due to assurance concerns.

Podophyllum is activated anon to the derma for abatement of warts, including plantar warts and sexually transmitted (venereal) warts. It is aswell used topically for alleviative pre-cancerous white patches on the argot and aperture (oral bearded leukoplakia).

Intravaginally, podophyllum is used to amusement gynecologic infections.

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