Tanacetum balsamita


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Related to Tanacetum balsamita: costmary
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Noun1.Tanacetum balsamita - tansy-scented Eurasian perennial herb with buttonlike yellow flowersTanacetum balsamita - tansy-scented Eurasian perennial herb with buttonlike yellow flowers; used as potherb or salad green and sometimes for potpourri or tea or flavoring; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum
costmary - leaves used sparingly (because of bitter overtones) in sauces and soups and stuffings
genus Tanacetum, Tanacetum - a large genus of plants resembling chrysanthemums; comprises some plants often included in other genera especially genus Chrysanthemum
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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Gur, "Composition and antimicrobial activity of the essential oils of Tanacetum balsamita L.
N and K nutrition levels affect growth and essential oil content of costmary (Tanacetum balsamita L.).
The topics include proanthocyanins in cacao, biocidal metabolites from endophytes that occur in medicinal plants, Chilean plants as a source of polyphenols, phytoecdysteroids and related sterols isolated from Mexican cacti and their potential use as natural insecticides, natural polymers and their biological activities, and anti-Salmonella agents from the Brazilian medicinal plant Tanacetum balsamita and their applications.