Polypodium


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Related to Polypodium: Polypodium aureum, Polypodium vulgare
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Noun1.Polypodium - a genus of ferns belonging to the family Polypodiaceae and having rounded naked soriPolypodium - a genus of ferns belonging to the family Polypodiaceae and having rounded naked sori
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
family Polypodiaceae, Polypodiaceae - ferns: a large family that in some classification systems has been subdivided into several families (including Aspleniaceae and Blechnaceae and Davalliaceae and Dennstaedtiaceae and Dryopteridaceae and Oleandraceae and Pteridaceae)
polypody - any of numerous ferns of the genus Polypodium
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Ferndale Health's Heliotop 360 Sunscreen features Polypodium leucotomos extract (PLE), a tropical fern native to Central and South America, that has been used for centuries as a remedy for skin related conditions.
Polypodium rzedowskianum Mickel (= Pleopeltis rzedowskiana (Mickel) A.
It is made from the extract of Polypodium leucotomos (PLE), a fern native to Central and South America that has been used for centuries as a remedy for skin related conditions.
Fine, upright clumps surround it with some of the lower–growing evergreen ferns – Polystichum setiferum, with finely cut lacy fronds, or Polypodium vulgare, for Yellow–flowered forms of helleborus x hybridus glow more brightly next to vivid blue pulmonarias.
Surround it with some of the lower-growing evergreen ferns - Polystichum setiferum, with finely cut lacy fronds, or Polypodium vulgare, for a more solid, upright effect.
Surround it with some of the lowergrowing evergreen ferns - Polystichum setiferum, with finely cut lacy fronds, or Polypodium vulgare, for a more solid, upright effect.
Polypodium leucotomos extract decreases UV-induced Cox-2 expression and inflammation, enhances DNA repair, and decreases mutagenesis in hairless mice.
But, recently, an extract from a well-studied tropical fern called Polypodium leucotomos , has caused great excitement among dermatologists.
The study that tested Z-Mass PM included the botanical ingredients Mucuna pruriens (seeds), and Polypodium vulgare/suma root (herb).
The study specifically identifies golden serpent fern (Phlebodium aureum or Polypodium leucatomos) and Asian ginseng (Panax ginseng) as herbal products that, when taken orally, may reduce the local and systemic negative effects of UV light exposure, including photoaging, increased risk of skin cancer, and harm done to immune system function.
A RCT investigated the effects of twice weekly NB-UVB and 250mg oral polypodium leucotomos extract (from a tropical fern with immunomodulatory and anti-oxidative agent) versus NB-UVB and placebo.
1991) Anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory activity of the fern Polypodium decumanum.