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Potentilla alba.

KINGDOM: Plantae » Class: Magnoliopsida » Order:Rosales » Family: Rosaceae

Potentilla alba.

Species


Potentilla alba.

Taxonomy


Kingdom: Plantae

Class: Magnoliopsida

Order:Rosales

Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Potentilla

Species: Potentilla alba


Plant description


Potentilla alba a perennial
herbaceous plant of 8-25cm. Rhizome thickened, black and brown. The
whole plant, except the upper side of adult leaves, covered with appressed
silky hairs. Radical leaves with dark-brown large stipules. Flowers are white,
on long peduncles, rather large.

Diffusion area


Russia, Ukraine, Caucas, Midle
Europe, Balcan


Ecology


Is met in oak forests. Grows
solitarily or in small groups. Is a component of the groves from the northern
regions of the country.

Therapeutic actions


In bleeding gums, for wounds,
contusions, hemorrhoids, weeping eczema, cracked feet, and with bloody
bruises, for douching at belyah women. In thyroid diseases, like microbicide
is used in colitis, enterocolitis, cystitis. It is also used as haemostatic,
prophylaxis is recommended to administer as the defendant cardiocascular
diseases, gastrointestinal and urinary.


Biologically active substances


Contain iridoids, saponins,
phenol carbonic acid, quercetin, tannins and 17%, a maximum in the phase of
flowering. In the overground parts found iridoids, saponins, phenol carbonic
acid, rutin, tannins to 6%.

In the leaves were found phenol carbonic acids and their derivatives, in
the hydrolyzate, coumaric, ellagic, flavonoids, in the hydrolyzate -
quercetin, kaempferol, cyanidin.


Indigenous medicinal plants in databases


Hrean Ц Armoracia rusticana

Gaerth., Meyt

Iarba mare Ц Inula helenium L.

Iarba rosie - Polygonum

persicaria L.

Iedera - Hedera helix L.

Ienupar Ц Juniperus communis L.

Ipcarige Ц Gypsophila paniculata L

Izma buna Ц Mentha piperita L.

Centers, institutes, research labs of medicinal plants


http://www.medicultau.com/boli-si-tratamente/tratamente-cu-plante-medicinale/index.php

http://www.plante-medicinale.org/

http://www.pravaliata.ro/plante.htm


http://www.vladimed.ro/enciclopedia-plantelor-medicinale-spontane-romania-p-76.html


http://www.kodges.ru/7678-lekarstvennye-rastenija-rossii.-polnyjj-registr.html

http://all-ebooks.com/2009/10/07/68519-lekarstvennye-rastenija.html


References


http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potentilla_alba


Genetic characteristics


2n = 28

Gathering place (figure should be increased)



Potentilla alba.
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