Arctium lappa


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Noun1.Arctium lappa - burdock having heart-shaped leaves found in open woodland, hedgerows and rough grassland of Europe (except extreme N) and Asia MinorArctium lappa - burdock having heart-shaped leaves found in open woodland, hedgerows and rough grassland of Europe (except extreme N) and Asia Minor; sometimes cultivated for medicinal and culinary use
burdock, clotbur - any of several erect biennial herbs of temperate Eurasia having stout taproots and producing burs
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In culinary terms, biennial burdock is better known as gobo (Arctium lappa), cultivated for millennia in Japan for its impressively long, starchy taproot.
Zhang et al., "In vitro and in vivo antioxidant activity of a fructan from the roots of Arctium lappa L.," International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, vol.
Duh, "Antioxidant activity of burdock (Arctium lappa linne): Its scavenging effect on free-radical and active oxygen," Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society, vol.
In comparison with leaves and cotyledons, the hypocotyl explants were found to have higher differentiation capacity for in vitro plant regeneration in Arctium lappa L.
According to [40] in the root, Antioxidants and antidiabetic compounds have also been found in the root of Arctium lappa. In the seeds, some active compounds possess anti-inflammatory effects and potent inhibitory effects on the growth of tumors such as pancreatic carcinoma diabetic nephropathy.