masterwort

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masterwort

(ˈmɑːstəˌwɜːt)
n
(Plants) any of several herbs of the family Umbelliferae which were formerly used in medicine, esp Peucedanum ostruthium
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Noun1.masterwort - any plant of the genus Astrantia
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 Astrantia - a genus of Eurasian herbs of the family Umbelliferae with aromatic roots and palmate leaves and showy flowers
Astrantia major, greater masterwort - European herb with aromatic roots and leaves in a basal tuft and showy compound umbels of white to rosy flowers
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Great Masterwort like its sister plant Common Masterwort (Peucedanum ostruthium) is rarely used in herbal medicine.
Novak et ah (2011) also noted seeds of Peucedanum ostruthium are better germinated at 26[degrees]C only in light.
Evaluation of the calcium antagonistic activity of Peucedanum ostruthium and Olea europaea constituents.