• 2,000
  • While over 2,000 types of astragalus exist worldwide, the Chinese version has been extensively tested chemically and is generally used in the production of natural supplements. (luckyvitamin.com)
  • species
  • Pantone served as a member of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service endangered species recovery team involving the biological conservation of one of the rarest plants in North America, Amsinckia grandiflora. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, he completed plant population biology field experiments that measured the reproduction and competitive ability of A. grandiflora in comparison to closely related weedy species in the same genus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another important scientific contribution was his work using methods of GIS to identify the habitat of an endangered plant species based solely on characteristics of its physical environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • The world health organization says that 74% of plant-derived medicines have current uses that draw a parallel to their historical applications. (acupuncture.com)
  • Astragalus membranaceus supplementation can provide a variety of health benefits, but may not actually prolong lifespan. (examine.com)
  • Astragalus is considered to have a normalizing effect on the body's functions and has been used to support multiple health concerns including the common cold, sore throat, hepatitis and prevention of heart attack. (luckyvitamin.com)
  • shown
  • We have shown that surface-enhanced Raman scattering can be used to study the fast subpicosecond dynamics of DNA in the proximity of a metallic surface. (hindawi.com)
  • Though Astragalus membranaceus supplementation has been shown to reduce the metabolic and physical complications of aging, there are currently no studies that show an actual increase in lifespan. (examine.com)
  • Research has also shown that subjects with advanced cancer showed a two to three fold increase in the strength of their immune response after being given astragalus. (life-enthusiast.com)
  • Take
  • A network of fine rootlets arise from the taproot to take advantage of soil moisture, by which the plant can survive in very arid conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • family
  • Belonging to the Leguminosae family, Astragalus membranaceus is one of the most frequently used food supplements and remedies in China. (life-enthusiast.com)
  • Tribulus terrestris is an annual plant in the caltrop family (Zygophyllaceae) widely distributed around the world, that is adapted to grow in dry climate locations in which few other plants can survive. (wikipedia.org)
  • treat
  • This whole plant is used in the form of decoction to treat urinary tract infections, urolithiasis, dysmenorrhea, edema. (wikipedia.org)
  • toxic
  • There are concerns over a number of potentially toxic plants, animal parts, and mineral Chinese medicinals. (wikipedia.org)
  • appears
  • Although MSC appears to have enhanced seed production, experiments show that MSC can be controlled with biological control agents and the herbicides more easily than normal common cocklebur. (wikipedia.org)
  • History
  • Gives a detailed explanation on Astralagus's medicinal uses, as well as information on the plant, its history, and biology. (dmoztools.net)
  • grow
  • They are usually prostrate, forming flat patches, though they may grow more upwards in shade or among taller plants. (wikipedia.org)
  • biology
  • Basically, he innovated an important new method of identifying effective biocontrol agents by developing new techniques of plant population biology and multivariate statistics (i.e. path analysis). (wikipedia.org)
  • help
  • The essential oils of plants are used to promote relaxation and help relieve the symptoms of certain ailments. (viim.org)
  • Some plants can help strengthen the body and relax the mind. (acupuncture.com)
  • type
  • This work was based on experiments in mice that suggested that type I interferons could enhance the effectiveness of influenza vaccines in mice. (wikipedia.org)