Leonotis leonurus


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Noun1.Leonotis leonurus - relatively nontoxic South African herb smoked like tobacco
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Leonotis, Leonotis - small genus of tropical herbs and subshrubs of South Africa
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For instance, the Leonotis leonurus (lions head or wild dagga) attracts nectivorous birds (mainly sunbirds), as well as various insects, such as butterflies.
Antidiabetic activities of aqueous leaves extract of Leonotis leonurus in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats.
Afolayan, "In vitro and in vivo antioxidant activity of aqueous leaves extract of Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.
These packages contain various dried herbs with an appearance similar to that of marijuana (Pedicularis densiflora, Leonotis leonurus, Nynphea or Althaea, to mention a few) ready to be smoked, although these can be found prepared for oral or injected consumption.
Eloff, "Invitro anthelminthic activity of crude aqueous extracts of Aloe ferox, Leonotis leonurus and Elephantorrhiza elephantina against Haemonchus contortus," Tropical Animal Health and Production, vol.
Refresh butterfly bush (Buddleja), lavender, lion's tail (Leonotis leonurus), and salvia by pruning back a third to a half of new growth.
Anticonvulsant activity of aqueous extract of Leonotis leonurus, Phytomedicine, 9(3): 217-23.
nepetifolia is marketed on the Internet as an herbal drug possessing calming, sedating and slightly euphoric properties, which are very similar to those induced by Leonotis leonurus (Lion's Tail/wild dagga).
Aims: Marrubiin and an organic extract of Leonotis leonurus were tested in vitro and in vivo for their antidiabetic and anti-inflammatory activities.
The shrub we planted to attract birds is called Lion's Tail (Leonotis leonurus) which, in isiZulu, goes by the appropriate name of utshwala bezinyoni, which translated means 'the beer of the birds'.
Glandular trichomes on vegetative and reproductive organs of Leonotis leonurus (Lamiaceae).
In vitro evidence of antimicrobial synergy between Salvia chamelaeagnea and Leonotis leonurus, South African J.