Argemone mexicana

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Noun1.Argemone mexicana - annual herb with prickly stems and large yellow flowersArgemone mexicana - annual herb with prickly stems and large yellow flowers; southern United States to West Indies and Mexico
argemone, devil's fig, prickly poppy, white thistle - any plant of the genus Argemone having large white or yellow flowers and prickly leaves and stems and pods; chiefly of tropical America
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Argemone mexicana decoction for the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria.
Argemone mexicana decoction versus artesunate-amodiaquine for the management of malaria in Mali: policy and public-health implications.
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.
Voucher specimens of the collected species (number in parenthesis) are deposited at the BHCB Herbarium, ICB, UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Brazil: Argemone mexicana L.
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.