Argemone mexicana

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Noun1.Argemone mexicana - annual herb with prickly stems and large yellow flowersArgemone mexicana - annual herb with prickly stems and large yellow flowers; southern United States to West Indies and Mexico
argemone, devil's fig, prickly poppy, white thistle - any plant of the genus Argemone having large white or yellow flowers and prickly leaves and stems and pods; chiefly of tropical America
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Chandra, "Isolation and identification of antibacterial components in seed extracts of Argemone mexicana L.
Mroczek, "Application of hydrostatic CCC-TLC-HPLC-ESI-TOF-MS for the bioguided fractionation of anticholinesterase alkaloids from Argemone mexicana L.
The objectives of this study were to determine the content of secondary metabolites (carotenoids, flavonoids, phenolic compounds, and tannins) of Argemone mexicana L., Ipomoea carnea Jacq.
2003), most of the information that is available in the literature concerning their medicinal and insecticidal properties has been generated from research on the most abundant species, Argemone mexicana L.
On the other hand, Sosa-Gomez [35] recommends the preparation of an infusion using approximately 1-3 g Argemone mexicana leaves in 1L of water.
Our field observation and discussion with local people indicate that there are 15 most noxious invasive plant species in this region, namely, Ageratum conyzoides, Antigonon leptopus, Argemone mexicana, Cassia tora, Datura stramonium, Datura innoxia, Echinochloa crus-galli, Eupatorium adenophorum, Lantana camara, Lagascea mollis, Leucaena leucocephala, Mikania micrantha, Parthenium hysterophorus, Opuntia elatior, and Xanthium strumarium.
The etiological agent responsible for epidemic dropsy is sanguinarine, alkaloid in nature and found in seeds of argemone mexicana. [2-5] Seeds of argemone mexicana and mustard seeds are almost similar in external appearance cause accidental mixing of both seeds.
Argemone mexicana decoction for the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria.
Seeds of Argemone mexicana, crushed with fruits of Cleistanthus collinus are used to prepare a paste to treat skin diseases.
Estudio fitoquimico y biologico de las plantas Argemone mexicana y Bocconia frutescens.
Among the species assayed, Argemone mexicana, Cecropia glazioui, Mangifera indica, Persea americana and Tulbaghia violaceae were selected based on their traditional use as antihypertensive and/or diuretics, whereas a chemosystematic approach was adopted for the others.