Tussilago farfara

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Related to Tussilago farfara: Verbascum thapsus, Althaea officinalis, Turnera diffusa
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Noun1.Tussilago farfara - perennial herb with large rounded leaves resembling a colt's foot and yellow flowers appearing before the leaves doTussilago farfara - perennial herb with large rounded leaves resembling a colt's foot and yellow flowers appearing before the leaves do; native to Europe but now nearly cosmopolitan; used medicinally especially formerly
genus Tussilago, Tussilago - genus of low creeping yellow-flowered perennial herbs of north temperate regions: coltsfoots; in some classifications includes species often placed in other genera especially Homogyne and Petasites
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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Jia, Determination of antioxidant activity of total flavonoids from tussilago farfara by flow injection chemiluminescence, Asian J.
Tussilago farfara is usually used for treating dandruff.
A recent report revealed that four sesquiterpenoids isolated from Tussilago farfara also had neuroprotective effects by reducing the levels of NO, [PGE.sub.2], TNF-[alpha], and ROS in the LPS-stimulated BV2 cell and PC12 cell coculture system through the blockage of the NF[kappa]B pathway [69].
Flos Farfarae is the flower buds of Tussilago farfara L., which is mostly produced in Shanxi, Henan, Gansu, and Hebei provinces and so on.
Tussilagone (or L-652,469) is a terpene that comes from the buds of the plant Tussilago farfara and acts as a nonspecific PAF inhibitor by blocking the calcium channels [20].
Among 56 tested plants, Dioscorea bulbifera showed the highest antioxidant capacity (708.73 [micro]mol TE/g), followed by Eriobotrya japonica (326.87 [micro]mol TE/g), and Tussilago farfara (217.62 [micro]mol TE/g) which were significantly higher than our results.
Wider studies enabled identification of species such as Achillea millefolium, Artriplex nitens, Chenopodium album, Cirsium arvense, Daucus carota, Matricaria inodora, Picris hieracioides, Sonchus arvensis, Sonchus Asper, Tussilago farfara and Verbascum Thapsus (Ciesielczuk et al., 2011).
INCI: Tussilago farfara flower extract (and) achillea millefolium extract (and) cinchona succirubra bark extract (and) water (and) butylene glycol
Djordjevic-Miloradovic (1997) working on the reproductive effort of Tussilago farfara growing on coal ash and found greater reproductive effort of T.