genus Achillea


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Noun1.genus Achillea - perennial often aromatic and sometimes mat-forming herbs of north temperate regions: yarrow; milfoil
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
achillea - any of several plants of the genus Achillea native to Europe and having small white flowers in flat-topped flower heads
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The genus Achillea, consisting of 140 perennial herbs, which is used traditionally in Middle Eastern countries, for treating digestive problems, diseases of liver and gallbladder, menstrual irregularities, cramps, fever, and for healing wounds.
In particular, dihydrodehydrodiconiferyl alcohol 9-O-[beta]-D-glucopyranoside--a glycosyl-neolignan--was isolated for the first time from the genus Achillea in addition to six flavone derivatives, apigenin, apigenin-7-O-[beta]-D-glucopyranoside, luteolin, luteolin-7-O-[beta]-D-glucopyranoside, luteolin-4'-O-[beta]-D-glucopyranoside, rutin, and two caffeic acid derivatives, 3,5-dicaffeoylquinic acid and chlorogenic acid.
Of the nine phenolic compounds obtained from this fraction, compound 1, a glycosyl-neolignan, dihydrodehydrodiconiferyl alcohol 9-O-[beta]-D-glucopyranoside, has never to our knowledge been isolated from the genus Achillea.