Medicinal Plant Images

I E Cock1,2,*
1Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Nathan, Brisbane, Queensland, AUSTRALIA.
2School of Environment and Science, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Nathan, Brisbane, Queensland, AUSTRALIA.
DOI: 10.5530/pc.2022.3.24

Onopordum acanthium L. (family Asteraceae; commonly known as Scotch (or Scottish) thistle) is native to the British Isles, although it has been widely naturalised globally. It is used in traditional medicine as an anti-inflammatory, anticancer and cardiotonic agent. The aerial parts is rich in flavonoids, phenylpropanoids, lignans, tritrerpenoids, sesquiterpenoid actones and sterols. Read more . . 

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