An Ethnobotanical Meta-Analysis of North American Medicinal Asteraceae

  title={An Ethnobotanical Meta-Analysis of North American Medicinal Asteraceae},
  author={Alexandra Kachura and Cory S Harris},
The Asteraceae is the largest family of plants in North America and widely used as medicine by Indigenous peoples. This study investigated the medicinal ethnobotany of North American Asteraceae to identify taxa that appear preferentially selected or avoided for general and specific medicinal uses. Asteraceae-specific ethnobotanical reports recorded in the Native American Ethnobotany Database were compiled and, using residual and binomial analyses, 14 tribes were compared and ranked as either… 
Calendula arvensis (Vaill.) L.: A Systematic Plant Analysis of the Polar Extracts from Its Organs by UHPLC-HRMS
Calendula arvensis (Vaill.) L. (field marigold, Asteraceae) is an alimurgic plant, whose flowers and leaves are a common part of local food dishes. The diversity in polar specialized metabolites is
Neutrophil Immunomodulatory Activity of Farnesene, a Component of Artemisia dracunculus Essential Oils
Although Artemisia essential oils were weak activators of human neutrophils, they were relatively more potent in inhibiting subsequent neutrophil Ca2+ mobilization with N-formyl peptide receptor 1 (FPR1) agonist fMLF- and FPR2 agonist WKYMVM, with the most potent being essential oils from A. dracunculus.