Melilotus officinalis

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Related to Melilotus officinalis: Melilotus alba, Vicia villosa, Melilotus albus
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Noun1.Melilotus officinalis - biennial yellow-flowered Eurasian plant having aromatic leaves used as carminative or flavoring agentMelilotus officinalis - biennial yellow-flowered Eurasian plant having aromatic leaves used as carminative or flavoring agent; widely cultivated especially as green manure or cover crop
melilot, melilotus, sweet clover - erect annual or biennial plant grown extensively especially for hay and soil improvement
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Background: Possible mechanisms of Alzheimer Disease (AD) such as inflammation and oxidative stresses in the brain led us to investigate potential AD therapeutics of Melilotus officinalis, an herbal extract, with possible role as an anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant agent.
Yellow sweet clover (Melilotus officinalis) has been shown to have strong allelopathy potential, as evidenced by the inhibition of seed germination and seedling growth of Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum Lam.), veronica (Veronica persica), and annual bluegrass (Poa pratensis L.) by the yellow sweetclover extract; even stronger than alfalfa and hairy vetch (Wu et al., 2010).
Yellow sweet clover (Melilotus officinalis) has colonized within native communities that have been subjected to various types of human land use [23].
Plant species that contained no yeast were removed from list: Hemerocallis fulva, Melilotus alba, Silene noctiflora, Silene vulgaris, Trifolium repens, Vitia cracca, Viola striata Total sample Aureobasidium Candida Plant species N pullulans [dagger] bombi Silene latifolia (F) 366 107 5 Silene latifolia (M) 340 101 6 Asclepias syriaca 3 1 Barbarea vulgaris 3 2 Campsis radicans 1 Coronilla varia 16 8 1 Dianthus armeria 5 Impatiens eapensis 6 3 Iris versicolor 1 1 Lathyrus latifolius 7 3 Leonurus cardiaca 9 2 Lonicera japonica 19 9 1 Lonicera tatarica 1 1 Medicago sativa 2 Melilotus officinalis 2 1 Nepeta cataria 29 9 1 Prunella vulgaris 2 1 Saponana officinalis 17 5 2 Satureja vulgaris 9 Trifolium pratense 18 5 Vicia villosa 2 1 Tota1 sample 858 259 17 Sphaeriothyrium sp.
Together, Medicago lupulina (black medic), Melilotus officinalis (yellow sweet clover), Melilotus albus (white sweet clover), and Sorghum halepense (Johnson grass) accounted for almost all of the introduced stems counted in the meadow plots (98.4%).
(MELIN) Region Melilotus officinalis (L.) Asia, Europe Forage Lam.
1.2 2 Others: Melilotus officinalis 2, Trifolium repens 1, Ranunculus bulbosus subsp.
in mouldy sweet clover, Melilotus officinalis (where it is formed by the influence of microorganisms on coumarin derivatives) is a potent anti-blood clotting agent.
Melilotus officinalis is an introduced annual or biennial forb and Potentilla pensylvanica is a native perennial forb.