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hy·per·i·cum

 (hī-pĕr′ĭ-kəm)
[Latin hyperīcum, from Greek hupereikos, huperīkon; see hypericin.]

hypericum

(haɪˈpɛrɪkəm)
n
(Plants) any herbaceous plant or shrub of the temperate genus Hypericum: family Hypericaceae. See rose of Sharon1, Saint John's wort
[C16: via Latin from Greek hupereikon, from hyper- + ereikē heath]
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Noun1.hypericum - large almost cosmopolitan genus of evergreen or deciduous shrubs and herbs with often showy yellow flowersHypericum - large almost cosmopolitan genus of evergreen or deciduous shrubs and herbs with often showy yellow flowers; cosmopolitan except tropical lowlands and Arctic or high altitudes and desert regions
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Clusiaceae, family Clusiaceae, family Guttiferae, Guttiferae, St John's wort family - widely distributed family of chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines that produce oils and resins and some usable timber
St John's wort - any of numerous plants of the genus Hypericum having yellow flowers and transparently dotted leaves; traditionally gathered on St John's eve to ward off evil
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Hypericum Magical Impression has beautiful red berries that keep their colour over a long period of time (see pic).
Hypericum perforatum (HP) is a plant with approximately 400 varieties (1).
Raice Ahmad S/o Bashir Ahmad was given the degree in the subject of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics after approval of his thesis entitled 'Invitro Biofilm Formation Potential of Environmental Biofilm Isolates and Their EPS Characterisation', Faiza Shaheen D/o Abdul Majed Janjua in the subject of Education after approval of her thesis entitled 'Institutional Factors as Predictors of Teachers' Emotional Burnout' and Anam Sajid D/o Sajid Saddique in the subject of Chemistry after approval of her thesis entitled 'Phytochemical Studies on the Bioactive Constituents of Hypericum Oblongifolium'.
Understanding drug interactions with St John's wort (Hypericum perforatum L.): impact of hyperforin content.
Summary: One new taraxastane type triterpene (1) along with eight known compounds have been isolated from chloroform soluble fraction of Hypericum oblongifolium.
They also review the limited evidence available on the effectiveness of other treatment options, such as propranolol, melatonin, and hypericum. The authors conclude that patients with seasonal depressive symptoms should thoroughly be evaluated for any cues of bipolarity, and their treatment should be planned accordingly.
Mae gennyf gwestiwn: Oes 'na rhywun wedi gweld afal Bramley (i goginio) wedi hadu a thyfu ar goesyn St John's Worrt (Hypericum)?
This herbal remedy, also known as hypericum, is used to treat mental health problems, such as depression, anxiety and seasonal affective disorder.
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess the leishmanicidal activity of lipophilic extracts of eight Hypericum species against promastigote forms of Leishmania (Leishmania) amazonensis.
She carried a bouquet of green and ivory hydrangeas, pink David Austin roses, pink peonies, and hypericum berries all wrapped in a lace-trimmed, specially monogrammed handkerchief that belonged to the groom's late grandmother.
A number of studies have been adopted to improve the production of hypericins in various Hypericum in vitro cultures by using different biotic or abiotic elicitors [27-29, 32-34, 45, 48, 52].