Scrophularia


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scrophularia

(ˌskrɒfjʊˈlɛərɪə)
n
(Plants) a member of a genus of flowering plants which have a square stem and are known as figworts
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Noun1.scrophularia - type genus of ScrophulariaceaeScrophularia - type genus of Scrophulariaceae; named for the plants' supposed ability to cure scrofula: figworts
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Scrophulariaceae, figwort family, foxglove family, Scrophulariaceae - a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Polemoniales; includes figwort and snapdragon and foxglove and toadflax and speedwell and mullein; in some classifications placed in the order Scrophulariales
figwort - any of numerous tall coarse woodland plants of the genus Scrophularia
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Radix Scrophulariae (known as Xuan Shen in China), derived from the root of Scrophularia ningpoensis Hemsl.
Poria cocos), bur-reed (Sparganium stoloniferum), Polygonatum odoratum and Scrophularia buergeriana is traditionally used for its anti-infection, anti-tumour and immune-enhancing properties.
Plant Scrophularia striata belong to Scrophulariaceae is the most important medicinal plants.
These pretty plants from South Africa, members of the Scrophularia or figwort family together with verbascum and buddleia, flower prolifically all summer.
Consequently, yin nourishing and/or fire-purging herbs, such as raw rehmannia and scrophularia, are common ingredients in Chinese herbal formulas for hyperthyroidism.
japonica Kitag, 4 g of Ledebouriella divaricata Uekl, 4 g of Forsythia koreana Nakai, 8 g of Scrophularia buergeriana Miq, 12 g of Arctium lappa L, 28 g of Betula platyphylla Suk.
The low ground vegetation comprised herbs (Carex pilulifera, Anthoxanthum odoratum, Luzula pilosa, Dryopteris carthusiana, Teucrium scorodonia, Scrophularia nodosa, and Silene dioica) or sparse brambles located under dense spruce (Picea abies) or oak (Quercus robur, Q.
The representatives are Wolfberry fruit (GOUJIZI), Lingustrum lucidum Ait (NUZHENZI), Rehmannia root (DIHUANG), Schisandra chinensis (Turcs) Bail (WUWEIZI), Ophiopogen japonica (Thunb) Ker-Gawl (MAIMENDONG), and Scrophularia ningpoensis Hemsl (XUANSHEN).
P40133 Scrophularia lanceolata Pursh: P41194 Veronicastrum virginicum (L.
A poultice of Arctium lappa or Scrophularia nodosa would have been applied to the affected area (Grieve 1973).
Cognitive-enhancing and antioxidant activities of iridoid glycosides from Scrophularia buergeriana in scopolamine-treated mice.