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The constituents of the rhizome and roots of Caulophyllum thalictroides

by Frederick B. Power

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Published by Wellcome Chemical Research Laboratories in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plant Roots, chemistry,
  • Caulophyllum, chemistry

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Frederick B. Power and Arthur H. Salway
    SeriesPublished papers (Wellcome Chemical Research Laboratories) -- no. 147.
    ContributionsSalway, Arthur Henry, Royal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 192-209 ;
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26291084M

    Botanical Name: Caulophyllum thalictroides Family: Berberidaceae. Synonyms: Leontice thalictrocides English: Blue cohosh, Pappoose root French: La Leontice German: Loewenblatt Part used: RhizomeFor kit replacements, please follow this link. Tincture oz. of finely powdered root to 1 pint of alcohol, allowed to soak for two weeks, then well shaken and filtered. Dose, 1/2 fluid drachm to 2 fluid drachms. Fluid extract, 10 to 30 drops. Solid extract, 5 to 10 grains. Caulophyllum, 2 to 5 grains.

    Blue cohosh, which has the scientific name of Caulophyllum thalictroides, belongs to the Berberidaceae family, and is also called blue cohosh root or squaw is a perennial herb that grows up to a height of one to 2 ½ feet. Blue cohosh is endemic to the United States, thriving in moist and shady woods from Canada to Kentucky and all the way down to the Carolinas. Preparation and Parts Used: It is prepared by tincture or trituration of the root. Constitution and Physiognomy: Suits women during pregnancy, parturation and lactation, having moth spots on the face and forehead with drooping of eyelids. Ailments From: Childbirth, miscarriages. Seat of Action (Pharmacodynamics): It mainly acts on the female reproductive organs, locomotor .

    Botanical name: Caulophyllum thalictroides Parts used: Root and Rhizome (fresh or dried) Temperature & Taste: Warm, dry. Sweet, Pungent Constituents. Caulophyllum is a small genus of perennial herbs in the family is native to eastern Asia and eastern North plants are distinctive spring wildflowers, which grow in moist, rich woodland, it is known for its large triple-compound leaf, and large blue, berry-like many spring wildflowers, it is not an ephemeral plant and persists throughout .


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The constituents of the rhizome and roots of Caulophyllum thalictroides by Frederick B. Power Download PDF EPUB FB2

Caulophyllum thalictroides Common name: Blue Cohosh Family: Berberidaceae Part Used: Rhizome and Root Constituents: Alkaloids (methycytistine, anagyrine, bapitfoline, magnoflorine), steroidal saponins (caulosaponin, caulophyllosaponin) Medicinal actions: Anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, diuretic, vermifuge, uterine tonic, parturifacient (facilitates.

XXIII.—The constituents of the rhizome and roots of Caulophyllum thalictroides. Frederick Belding Power and Arthur Henry Salway Abstract. The first page of Cited by: PubMed:Nicotinic toxicity from tincture of blue cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides) used as an abortifacient. PubMed:Characterization of the triterpene saponins of the roots and rhizomes of blue cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides).

PubMed:Detecting potential teratogenic alkaloids from blue cohosh rhizomes using an in vitro rat embryo culture. Dugoua JJ, Perri D, Seely D, et al.

Safety and efficacy of blue cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides) during pregnancy and lactation. Can J Clin. Caulophyllum. - Synonyms. - Blue Cohosh.

Squaw Root. The rhizome and roots of Caulophyllum thalictroides (Linne) Michaux (nat, ord. Berberidaceae). Habitat. North America, southward to Kentucky, in rich woodlands. Characters. Literature References: Perennial herb, Caulophyllum thalictroides Michx., Berberidaceae. Mature plant is a peculiar bluish green color and bears dark blue fruit.

Traditionally used in Native American medicine as a uterine stimulant, emmenagogue, antispasmodic. Medicinal formulations are prepared from the dried rhizome and roots. Habit. Characteristics.-Caulophyllum, "the Blue Cohosh," is closely related to Actea racem., "the Black Cohosh," in its action, though belonging to a different family of plants.

It acts most markedly on the female generative organs and on rheumatic states. Botanical Name of Blue Cohosh: Caulophyllum thalictroides (L). Other Common Names Blueberry root, blue ginseng, yellow ginseng, beechdrops, pappoose root, squaw root, caulophylle faux-pigamon (French), cohosh azul (Spanish), Frauenwurzel (German), løveblad (Danish), azurbär (Swedish).

Habitat Blue cohosh is a perennial herbaceous plant native to. Caulophyllum thalictroides. Other Names blue ginseng, squaw root, or papoose root. Blue cohosh is a pretty, feathery wildflower that grows in North American woodlands. The plant reaches about 2 1/2 feet tall. It has trifoliate leaves, the middle, largest one is usually tri-lobed, while the outer leaves may or may not be.

They are a lovely blue. Caulophyllum robustum is a PERENNIAL growing to m (1ft). It is hardy to zone (UK) 7. It is in flower in April, and the seeds ripen in September.

The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs). Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in full shade (deep woodland) or semi-shade. Synonym.

– Caulophyllum Thalictroides. Natural order. Berberidaceae. Common names. Blue Cohosh. Papoose Root. Habitat. A perennial herb growing in rich woods in most parts of the United States. Preparation. Tincture from the fresh root.

GENERAL ANALYSIS. Caulophyllum thalictroides (L.) Michx. (syn. Leontice thalictroides L., Leontopetalon thalictroides Hill.) belongs to the family Berberidaceae. Vernacular names include blue cohosh, pappoose root, papoose root, squaw root, blueberry (E); Löwenblatt, Frauenwurzel (G); and cohoche bleu (F).

The plant part used medicinally is the root [1–5]. Caulophyllum is a hardy perennial that reaches heights of 50 to 90 cm. They have compound juvenile leaves of blue-green, and green adult leaves, and bloom in May, and then produce pretty fruits of blue.

Caulophyllum plants have the common names of Blue Cohosh, papoose root and squaw root. Latin names include Caulophyllum thalictroides. The root and rhizome is generally lifted in autumn and dried for the medicinal benefits.

Classification. Blue cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides) is part of the Berberidaceae or barberry family, which comprises more than species across 15 genera distributed in temperate zones of North and. Pharmacology: Constituents: The constituents of blue cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides) include methylcytisine, N-methylcytisine, thalictroidine, aporphine.

The roots and rhizomes of Caulophyllum thalictroides (blue cohosh) are used traditionally by Native Americans for inducing childbirth, easing the pain of labor, rectifying delayed or irregular menstruation, and alleviating heavy bleeding and pain during menstruation (Xia et al., b).

Caulophyllum thalictroides is a PERENNIAL growing to m (1ft 8in) by 1 m (3ft 3in). It is hardy to zone (UK) 7. It is in flower in April, and the seeds ripen in September. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs).

Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. Triterpene Saponins. Caulophyllum triterpenes generally constitute the main class of secondary metabolites in the genus Caulophyllum amounting to up to % of the total dry weight in root and rhizome [].Until now, 32 caulophyllsaponins were isolated and identified by chemical and detailed spectroscopic analysis (Table 2).These saponins generally bear one.

Caulophyllum thalictroides. N.O. Berberidaceae. Blue cohosh. Squaw root. A tincture from root. PHARMACODYNAMICS.

CAULOPHYLLUM has a limited sphere and seems to derive its reputation from American popular usage and from a single proving of caulophyllin. It has nevertheless been used with considerable success as a gynaecological remedy, and for. Dugoua JJ, Perri D, Seely D, Mills E, Koren G.

"Safety and efficacy of blue cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides) during pregnancy and lactation." Can J Clin Pharmacol. Winter;15(1):e Lee Y, Jung JC, Ali Z, Khan IA, Oh S. "Anti-Inflammatory Effect of Triterpene Saponins Isolated from Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides).".

The rhizome is the portion used in medicine. It is knotted, branched, and has numerous fibrous roots. It sends up in early spring, one, sometimes more, simple, erect stems, naked below, excepting a sheath at the base, and bearing above two ternately compound leaves and a small terminal raceme of flowers.Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides) Blue Cohosh is also known as Papoose Root, Squaw Root.

Plant Type: This is a herbaceous plant, it is a perennial which can reach 80cm in height (32inches). Smooth purple stem. Leaves: The leaves are are two or sometimes three much divided leaves.Dietary supplements containing dried roots or extracts of the roots and/or rhizomes of blue cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides) are widely available.

This botanical has a long history of use by Native Americans and its use continues to the present day. The primary constituents of blue cohosh are its alkaloids and saponins.