Investigation on the Biology of Galena officinalis

  • Leon Sorin MUNTEAN University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine, 3-5 Manastur St., 400372 Cluj-Napoca
  • Alexandru SALONTAI University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine, 3-5 Manastur St., 400372 Cluj-Napoca
  • Mircea TAMAS University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj-Napoca, Pharmacy Faculty, 13 Emil Isac St., Romania
  • Solovastru CERNEA University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine, 3-5 Manastur St., 400372 Cluj-Napoca
  • Gavrila MORAR University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine, 3-5 Manastur St., 400372 Cluj-Napoca
  • Constantin BOTEZ University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine, 3-5 Manastur St., 400372 Cluj-Napoca
  • Felicia VAIDA University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine, 3-5 Manastur St., 400372 Cluj-Napoca
Keywords: Galena officinalis, active substances, plant product

Abstract

Galena officinalis, a herbaceous plant, is used with medicinal purposes. The plant product (Herba Galegae) has galactogogue; galactogenic, hypoglyceniant, diaphoretic and anthelmintic effect and influence the cardio-vascular system; it is also antispasmotic in children's epilepsy. The plant is perennial and, in the 1st year of vegetation, plants from beds produce 60% flowers in contrast with those grown in field that produce flowers only sporadically. The flavones content of the herb is highest at flowering i.e., 0,782 g %.

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Published
1993-08-05
How to Cite
MUNTEAN, L. S., SALONTAI, A., TAMAS, M., CERNEA, S., MORAR, G., BOTEZ, C., & VAIDA, F. (1993). Investigation on the Biology of Galena officinalis. Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici Cluj-Napoca, 23(1), 113-118. https://doi.org/10.15835/nbha23175
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Research Articles

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