Petasites


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Noun1.Petasites - genus of rhizomatous herbs of north temperate regions: butterbur; sweet coltsfoot
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
bog rhubarb, butterbur, Petasites hybridus, Petasites vulgaris - small Eurasian herb having broad leaves and lilac-pink rayless flowers; found in moist areas
Petasites fragrans, winter heliotrope, sweet coltsfoot - European herb with vanilla-scented white-pink flowers
Petasites sagitattus, sweet coltsfoot - American sweet-scented herb
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Petasites hybridus, also known as butterbur, is a member of the daisy family, Asteraceae, and is a perennial plant found throughout Europe and Asia.
Small studies have suggested that the root of the butterbur plant, Petasites hybridus, can decrease migraine frequency, but the plant can be toxic to the liver and, in animal studies, has led to genetic changes that could lead to cancer.
Los alcaloides pirrolizidinicos se presentan sobre todo en especies de Adenostyles, Emilia, Echinacea, Eupatorium, Farfugium, Petasites, Senecio, Tussilago, etc.
The genus name, Petasites, is derived from the Greek word "petasos", which is the felt hat worn by shepherds.
Petasites hybridus ydi'r enw gwyddonol ar yr alan mawr a Butterbur yn Saesneg ac mae'n blodeuo rhwng mis Mawrth a mis Mai.
A second recent AAN guideline reviewed NSAIDs and a number of herbal preparations for migraine prevention, and found evidence of benefit for petasites (Butterbur extract) and less evidence for riboflavin, NSAIDs, magnesium, and other herbal therapies.
Extracto de Petasite o Butterbur: son sustancias naturales de la planta petasites hybridus, poco empleados pero con excelentes resultados clinicos y gran tolerabilidad entre los pacientes, a dosis de 100-150 mg por dia, solo se reporto casos de dispepsia en pocos pacientes.
E-iranoturaniana Naturalizada Petasites fragrans G.
The block of releves 6-8, for example, clusters species of forest margins and megaforbs such as Petasites albus, Aruncus dioicus and Adenostyles alpina that can be found here due to the light and the effect of running water.
Lungo le rive del fiume, al bordo della vegetazione ripariale arborea ed arbus tiva, sono stati rilevati consorzi caratterizzati fisionomicamente dal Petasites hybri dus che domina con le sue grandi foglie su poche altre specie tra cui solo poche appartenenti alla classe Galio-Urticetea.
Similar findings have been reported for some species like Petasites hybridus (Wildi et al.
An extract of Petasites hybridus is effective in the prophylaxis of migraine.