Isatis tinctoria

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Noun1.Isatis tinctoria - European biennial formerly grown for the blue coloring matter yielded by its leavesIsatis tinctoria - European biennial formerly grown for the blue coloring matter yielded by its leaves
genus Isatis, Isatis - Old World genus of annual to perennial herbs: woad
woad - any of several herbs of the genus Isatis
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Lautrec, and the Tarn region, prospered due to the cultivation of woad - a special blue dye produced from the plant Isatis Tinctoria.
Syed et al., "Isatis tinctoria mediated synthesis of amphotericin B-bound silver nanoparticles with enhanced photoinduced antileishmanial activity: a novel green approach," Journal of Photochemical and Photobiology B, vol.
Isatis tinctoria, a traditional Chinese herbal medicine, has the effect of "clearing away heat and toxic material, cooling blood to eliminate plaque, treating fever, spotting, wind-heat embolism, and so on" [13].
Hamburger, "Extraction and analysis of intact glucosinolates--a validated pressurized liquid extraction/liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry protocol for Isatis tinctoria, and qualitative analysis of other cruciferous plants," Journal of Chromatography A, vol.
Indirubin is derived from several plants, including Indigofera tinctoria L., Isatis tinctoria L., Cnidii fructus, Isatis indigotica, Strobilanthes cusia, and Polygonum tinctorium [18].
El azul, por su parte, fue un color proscrito en la Roma imperial, no solo por ser dificil de conseguir, sino por los ojos azules de algunos de los pueblos que ellos denominaban barbaros, asi como por las pinturas de este color con las que algunos guerreros se pintaban las caras, elaboradas a partir de una planta conocida como glasto (Isatis tinctoria).
AF or AL.] 'the dyestuff made from the plant Isatis tinctoria, woad; also in designations for woad of specific geographical origin' 1359 MED); Waisdier 1185, Wesdier, Waisder, Weisdier, Waisdier 1191-8 (OF wesdier, quesdier, waisdier 'dyer or seller of woad' Reaney; 'a derivative of OE wad 'woad', 'woad-merchant' (1415 NED).
Presl Onagraceae (1%) Erythronium grandijlorum Pursh Liliaceae * Grindelia squarrosa (Pursh) Dunal Asteraceae (1%) Isatis tinctoria L.