Scrophularia


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scrophularia

(ˌskrɒfjʊˈlɛərɪə)
n
(Plants) a member of a genus of flowering plants which have a square stem and are known as figworts
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Noun1.scrophularia - type genus of ScrophulariaceaeScrophularia - type genus of Scrophulariaceae; named for the plants' supposed ability to cure scrofula: figworts
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Scrophulariaceae, figwort family, foxglove family, Scrophulariaceae - a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Polemoniales; includes figwort and snapdragon and foxglove and toadflax and speedwell and mullein; in some classifications placed in the order Scrophulariales
figwort - any of numerous tall coarse woodland plants of the genus Scrophularia
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Suppression of nitric oxide production in activated murine peritoneal macrophages in vitro and ex vivo by Scrophularia striata ethanolic extract.
Scutellaria baicalensis Labidae Heilongjiang Georgi Scrophularia ningpoensis Scrophulariaceae Yunnan Hemsl.
The anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and immunomodulatory activities of some species of Scrophularia have also been reported by other researchers (12,34).
Other noteworthy species included Scrophularia marilandica as well as monocots such as Maianthemum racemosum and a variety of grasses.
(E.O.62) Scrophulariaceae Scrophularia scopolii Basur otu Hoppe ex Pers.
Most of these constituent herbs have been reported to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities, such as Lonicera japonica Thunb., Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi, Gardenia jasminoides Ellis, Scrophularia ningpoensis Hemsl., Forsythia suspensa (Thunb.) Vahl, and Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch.
Scropolioside B isolated from Scrophularia dentata Royle ex Benth is used for antiviral and anti-inflammatory treatment [59].
Young, "KD-501, a standardized extract of Scrophularia buergeriana has both cognitive-enhancing and antioxidant activities in mice given scopolamine," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
Similarly virginiamycin, ferulago angulata and Scrophularia striata diets improved feed consumption in poultry flocks [30].