Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Chelidonium - Papaveraceae

Chelidonium (Chelidonium majus scientific name L.) is a permanent healing plant reach the size between 30 and 80 cm.

Mlečnik used dried. It is used in cancer of the stomach and stomach čirih. As a tincture is used against rheumatism, hemorrhoids, ascites and renal related health problems. Fresh royal jelly is also used to destroy warts.

The plant is named after its yellow mlečku subject to the assertion that it is toxic. Other People's names are: aselca, hospital, bradavičnik, ceduljka, cengulja, drafna grass dražnica, guilty of cabbage, deaths, krvnu milk, lemon jelly, skrobla, golden root, snake grass, viruses jelly, bloody cabbage, Venice, mlečnik, zlatec ...

Chelidonium majus, Chelidonium known as, is the only species of the genus Chelidonium, family Papaveraceae. It is not closely related to the spring blade (Ranunculus ficaria), but her family Ranunculaceae, is associated with the family Papaveraceae (Ranunculales order). Chelidonium comes from Europe and the Mediterranean. It is also widespread in North America, which he brought immigrants. It was used since 1672 for the treatment of skin disorders such as corns.

Chelidonium grows in height from 30 to 120 cm. The leaves are deeply divided, 30 cm long and toothed. Vegetable juice is a cloudy pale yellow. The flower consists of 4 yellow petals (single cone sheet debt of approximately 1 cm), with two delight leaf. The plant blooms from May to July. Seeds are small and black with fixed elaiosomi that attract ants to carry the seeds (myrmecochory). In nature there is also a kind of mutant plants with two cvetovoma. Valid for an aggressive, invasive plant, which can be found in the forests and fields. Before spraying the seed vzkali or torn and thus zatremo its spread.

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