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Amino acids and derivatives a. Amino acids: building blocks of proteins; precursors of many types of molecules; for example, phenylalanine, cysteine, lysine b. ) (Figure (Fig. ) species, for example, sulforaphane c. Cyanogenic glycosides: cyanide-generating compounds, for example, prunasin in wild cherry (Prunus serotina) (Fig. 3-8) d. Amines i. Aromatic amines: neuroactive compounds, for example, ephedrine in ephedra (Ephedra sinensis); histamine in nettles stingers ii. Methylxanthines: central nervous system stimulants, for example, caffeine in cofee (coffea theobroma); theophylline in tea (Camellia sinensis) 4.

The best of remedies for Prevent In atonic conditions during In small quantities mixed Can not be depended upon. miscarriage this purpose, reliable in pregnancy, it will restore Acts more like ergot; is with viburnum it has a or abortion emergencies if given in given only in small doses, tonus to the uterus and reputation for preventing full doses, frequently for its specific indications. promote a normal labor. premature labor. repeated. Reliable in NOT RECOMMENDED FOR habitual abortion; will SELF-MEDICATION prevent induced abortion DURING PREGNANCY.

H. Figure 3-8 Cyanidin molecule. ) b. c. d. e. f. ) carminative anethole in fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) seeds Phenylpropanoid derivatives: for example, vasoactive capsaicin in cayenne (Capsicum annum); antiinflammatory curcumin in tumeric (Curcuma longa) Coumarins: venotonics such as aesculin in horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum); melilotoside in sweet clover (Melilotus). Note: coumarins per se are not blood thinners; dicoumarol, formed from them by fungal action in moldy dried plant material, is a potent anticoagulant and the molecular basis for the drug Coumadin.

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