Cetraria islandica


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Noun1.Cetraria islandica - lichen with branched flattened partly erect thallus that grows in mountainous and Arctic regionsCetraria islandica - lichen with branched flattened partly erect thallus that grows in mountainous and Arctic regions; used as a medicine or food for humans and livestock; a source of glycerol
lichen - any thallophytic plant of the division Lichenes; occur as crusty patches or bushy growths on tree trunks or rocks or bare ground etc.
Cetraria, genus Cetraria - foliose lichens chiefly of northern latitudes
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As an important morphological group, cetrarioid lichens are one of the most studied lichen taxa for their phylogeny, secondary chemistry, bioactivities and uses in folk medicines, especially the lichen Cetraria islandica.
With this in mind, we have developed a novel anti-aging moisturizer: Hydractin-LMF (INCI: Propanediol, water, polypodium vulgare rhizome extract, Cetraria islandica (Iceland moss) thallus extract, Sphagnum magellanicum extract, citric acid).
Lindley Orobanchaceae: Euphrasia frigida Pugsley 5 -- Palmariaceae: Palmaria palmata (8) 3 -- Palmaria palmata (8) 5 -- Parmeliaceae: Cetraria islandica 5 -- (L.
Aslan, "Determination of antioxidant activity of lichen Cetraria islandica (L) Ach," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
Purpose: The present study aimed to investigate the in vitro neuroprotective effects and anticancer potential of methanol extracts of two Parmeliaceae lichens: Cetraria islandica and Vulpicida canadensis.
Iceland moss, Cetraria islandica has been used traditionally to treat chest conditions and for relief of stomach ulcers (Ingolfsdottir et al.
Immunologically active polysaccharide from Cetraria islandica.