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Aristolochia Petersiana

Birthwort


Presentation

  • This work presents the Physiological and Chemical studies on this plant.Preliminary experiments confirmed the abortifacient activity of A petersiana klotz in both pregnant white albino rats and tired preqnant Swiss Webster mice (CDl).[dspace.unza.zm]
  • . * Birthwort has a very long history of medicinal use, though it has been little researched scientifically and is little used by present-day herbalists.[sheffields.com]
  • Herb: Birthwort Latin name: Aristolochia clematitis Family: Aristolochiaceae (Birthwort Family) Medicinal use of Birthwort: Birthwort has a very long history of medicinal use, though it has been little researched scientifically and is little used by present-day[naturalmedicinalherbs.net]
  • Birthwort has a very long history of medicinal use, though it has been little researched scientifically and is little used by present-day herbalists[254, 268].[pfaf.org]
Inflammation
  • It is an aromatic tonic herb that stimulates the uterus, reduces inflammation, controls bacterial infections and promotes healing. more... * The plant should not be used internally without experienced supervision, externally it is used in the treatment[sheffields.com]
  • It is an aromatic tonic herb that stimulates the uterus, reduces inflammation, controls bacterial infections and promotes healing. The juice from the stems was used to induce childbirth.[naturalmedicinalherbs.net]
  • Pagina 31 - ... and inflammation, especially of the throat and has been known to cure ague (burning fever). Boiling the inner bark in vinegar produces a useful external wash for lice and for skin problems such as scabies and scabs.[books.google.ro]
  • It is an aromatic tonic herb that stimulates the uterus, reduces inflammation, controls bacterial infections and promotes healing[238]. The juice from the stems was used to induce childbirth[268].[pfaf.org]
Sore Throat
  • A. petersiana is used by traditional healers for the treatment of malaria and sore throat, as well as snakebite antivenom.[semanticscholar.org]
Ulcer
  • It was also used against chronic ulcers and suppurations.[avogel.ch]
Irritability
  • Characteristics Foliage Evergreen Habit Suckering Toxicity Contact with sap may irritate skin H6 Sunlight Full Sun Partial Shade Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing Exposure Sheltered Soil Moisture Well-drained Soil Sand, Loam, Chalk pH[rhs.org.uk]
  • Sap may irritate skin. Flowers June-September. Likes a well drained, fertile soil in sun or partial shade. Dislikes winter wet soil. Creeps by rhizomes where happy.[davesgarden.com]

Treatment

  • The study could be extended to the establishment of formulations for use in the treatment of malaria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • A. petersiana is used by traditional healers for the treatment of malaria and sore throat, as well as snakebite antivenom.[semanticscholar.org]
  • . * The plant should not be used internally without experienced supervision, externally it is used in the treatment of slow-healing cuts, eczema, infected toe and finger nails etc.[sheffields.com]
  • The plant should not be used internally without experienced supervision, externally it is used in the treatment of slow-healing cuts, eczema, infected toe and finger nails etc.[naturalmedicinalherbs.net]
  • Edible Uses None known Medicinal The bitter tasting root is used as a tonic and stomachic, and also as a treatment for Guinea worms[ , ]. The ground rootstock is an ingredient in a remedy for colds[ ].[tropical.theferns.info]

Etiology

  • Aristolochic acid and the etiology of endemic (Balkan) nephropathy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 104: 12129-12134. Oelschlägel B et al. 2009.[herbaria.plants.ox.ac.uk]

Epidemiology

  • METHODS: This case-controlled epidemiologic study consisted of three groups of subjects residing in an endemic region of Croatia: (a) patients meeting WHO criteria for endemic nephropathy (n 28), (b) individuals who have been treated for renal insufficiency[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
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Prevention

  • The insects are tempted to an area of the flower where they are unable to grip and they slide down into the utricle - downward pointing hairs prevent them climbing out[ ].[tropical.theferns.info]
  • By so attaching to a base, this prevents proper reading or duplication of the DNA, leading to errors in replication called mutations.[wildflowerfinder.org.uk]
  • Despite serious safety concerns, aristolochia is used to prevent seizures, increase sexual desire, boost the immune system, and start menstruation.[rxlist.com]
  • The hairs inside the tubes prevent their escape before they have pollinated the stamens: being trapped, expelled, outcast, revenge, mother theme (halogen), unfulfilled love.[interhomeopathy.org]

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