Viscum album


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Noun1.Viscum album - Old World parasitic shrub having branching greenish stems with leathery leaves and waxy white glutinous berriesViscum album - Old World parasitic shrub having branching greenish stems with leathery leaves and waxy white glutinous berries; the traditional mistletoe of Christmas
genus Viscum, Viscum - type genus of the Viscaceae: Old World evergreen shrubs parasitic on many trees including oaks but especially apple trees, poplars, aspens and cottonwoods
parasitic plant - plant living on another plant and obtaining organic nutriment from it
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Purification and characterization of four isoforms of Himalayan mistletoe ribosome-inactivating protein from Viscum album having unique sugar affinity.
When referred to the folk healer, they are given two prescriptions: the first one is composed of one kilogram of Brassica alba seeds and a hundred grams of Viscum album.
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The leafy vegetable contained a relatively high total phenolic content compared to values reported in Viscum album [24].
The plant is Viscum album, the most common holiday mistletoe of Europe, and the species that first inspired the tradition of couples sharing a kiss under its evergreen leaves and waxy berries.
Tumoricidal activity of mouse peripheral macrophages treated with Viscum album extract.
There are two remedies which stand out in their action of reducing blood pressure irrespective of the constitution of patients and these are Viscum album and Sumbul.
Although largely of the same viscum album variety, the continental cousins are said to be limper and less generous with their berries.
The latin name Viscum album refers to the berries which are white (album) and these contain a sticky viscous fluid (Viscum).
There are about 70 species of mistletoe growing wild across the world's temperate zones but only one that matters at Christmas time in Britain ( Viscum album, with wishbone-shaped pairs of leaves and pairs of white berries that can be toxic to humans.
THERE are about 70 species of mistletoe growing wild across the world's temperate zones, but only one that matters at Christmas time in Britain - Viscum album , with wishbone-shaped pairs of leaves and pairs of white berries that can be toxic to humans.
The white mistletoe, Viscum album, is actually a parasitic plant, living on soft-barked deciduous trees and being particularly fond of apple, poplar and plum.