Hydrastis


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hydrastis

(haɪˈdræstɪs)
n
(Plants) any ranunculaceous plant of the genus Hydrastis, of Japan and E North America, such as goldenseal, having showy foliage and ornamental red fruits
[C18: New Latin, from Greek hydro- + -astis, of unknown origin]
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Noun1.Hydrastis - small genus of perennial herbs having rhizomes and palmate leaves and small solitary flowers; of northeastern United States and Japan
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
golden seal, goldenseal, Hydrastis Canadensis, turmeric root, yellow root - perennial herb of northeastern United States having a thick knotted yellow rootstock and large rounded leaves
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The overharvesting of some plants, such as Echinacea angnstifolia, goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis), black cohosh (Actaea racemosa), and American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) has landed these and other herbs on the United Plant Savers "At risk" list.
Even specific enzymes are discussed in detail and not just the popular ones like CYP3A4, which by the way is induced by garlic, Siberian ginseng, St John's wort, Panax ginseng, valerian, DHEA, nicotine etc., but the less popular enzymes such as CYP2D6 that is induced by alcohol and inhibited by hydrastis and black seed.
It is the principal bioactive compound found in Coptis chinensis (Chinese goldthread), Hydrastis canadensis (goldenseal), Berberis vulgaris (barberry), and many other medicinal plants [1, 2].
The most promising natural products that have shown effective cholesterol lowering have come from two more recent clinical trials using either an extract from the Bergamot orange or Berberine, a plant substance found in a range of herbs including Hydrastis canadensis, Phellodendron amurense and Coptis chinensis amongst many others.
Preparations of black cohosh root (Actaea racemosa [Nutt.] L.), Goldenseal root (Hydrastis canadensis L.), and Chaste tree fruits (Vitex agnuscastus L.) are listed in the U.
Another set of homeopathic drugs, Condurango and Hydrastis Canadensis, when administered to HeLa cells displayed a pattern of over 100 differentially expressed genes suggesting the power of ultra-diluted homeopathic medicines in reversing aberrant epigenetic cancer signatures [139].
Abou-Donia, "Colorimetric and spectrophotometric determinations of hydrastis alkaloids in pharmaceutical preparations," Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol.
Berberine (5,6-Dihydro-9,10-dimethoxybenzo[g]-1,3-benzodioxolo[5,6-a]quinolizinium) is an alkaloid present in various plants like Berberis, Arcangelisia, Hydrastis and several other plant families (Yuan et al., 2015).
Berberine was isolated from Coptis chinensis, Coptis japonica, Berberis thunbergii, Hydrastis Canadensis and Thalictrum lucidum and molar mass observed found was 336.1 by LCMS which was in line with those observed in the present study (Zhangian et al., 2009).