This article has been marked as incomplete and in need of reformatting. Please help us to improve it.

Practical Plants is a community wiki. You can edit this page to improve the quality of the information it contains. To learn how, please read the editing guide.

Uses

Edible uses

There are no edible uses listed for Anacyclus pyrethrum.

Material uses

There are no material uses listed for Anacyclus pyrethrum.

Medicinal uses(Warning!)

The root is a pungent acrid herb that stimulates the salivary glands and irritates the tissues, thereby increasing blood flow to the area[1]. It is used externally to treat toothache, facial neuralgia and chronic catarrh[1]. A gargle is used to soothe sore throats[2]. The root is harvested in the autumn and dried for later use[1].

In Ayurvedic medicine the root is considered to be tonic and is used in the treatment of paralysis and epilepsy[2].

The diluted essential oil in the root is used in mouthwashes and to treat toothaches[2]. This oil should not be used internally, except under professional supervision[2].

Unknown part

Ecology

Ecosystem niche/layer

Ecological Functions

Nothing listed.

Forage

Nothing listed.

Shelter

Nothing listed.

Propagation

Seed - requires about 3 weeks cold stratification. Germination is best at a temperature around 13 - 16°c[1]. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant out in late spring or early summer[3]. Cuttings of softwood in the spring[3][1].

Practical Plants is currently lacking information on propagation instructions of Anacyclus pyrethrum. Help us fill in the blanks! Edit this page to add your knowledge.



Cultivation

Requires a well-drained soil in full sun[3]. Plants are intolerant of excessive wet, especially in the winter, and will do better if covered by a pane of glass in the winter[3]. This species is hardy to at least -5°c, probably more if the ground is very well-drained[3].

Crops

Problems, pests & diseases

Associations & Interactions

There are no interactions listed for Anacyclus pyrethrum. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.

Polycultures & Guilds

There are no polycultures listed which include Anacyclus pyrethrum.

Descendants

Cultivars

Varieties

None listed.

Subspecies

None listed.

Full Data

This table shows all the data stored for this plant.

Taxonomy
Binomial name
Anacyclus pyrethrum
Genus
Anacyclus
Family
Compositae
Imported References
Edible uses
Medicinal uses
Material uses & Functions
Botanic
Propagation
Cultivation
Environment
Cultivation
Uses
Edible uses
None listed.
Material uses
None listed.
Medicinal uses
None listed.
Functions & Nature
Functions
Provides forage for
Provides shelter for
Environment
Hardiness Zone
6
Heat Zone
?
Water
moderate
Sun
full sun
Shade
no shade
Soil PH
Soil Texture
Soil Water Retention
Environmental Tolerances
    Ecosystems
    Native Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Adapted Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Native Geographical Range
    None listed.
    Native Environment
    None listed.
    Ecosystem Niche
    None listed.
    Root Zone Tendancy
    None listed.
    Life
    Deciduous or Evergreen
    ?
    Herbaceous or Woody
    ?
    Life Cycle
    Growth Rate
    ?
    Mature Size
    Fertility
    ?
    Pollinators
    ?
    Flower Colour
    ?
    Flower Type

    "image:Anacyclus_pyrethrum_-_Köhler?s_Medizinal-Pflanzen-011.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki. "image:Anacyclus_pyrethrum_-_Köhler?s_Medizinal-Pflanzen-011.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki. "image:Anacyclus_pyrethrum_-_Köhler?s_Medizinal-Pflanzen-011.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki.

    "image:Anacyclus_pyrethrum_-_Köhler?s_Medizinal-Pflanzen-011.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki. "image:Anacyclus_pyrethrum_-_Köhler?s_Medizinal-Pflanzen-011.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki.


    "image:Anacyclus_pyrethrum_-_Köhler?s_Medizinal-Pflanzen-011.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki.

    "image:Anacyclus_pyrethrum_-_Köhler?s_Medizinal-Pflanzen-011.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki.

    "image:Anacyclus_pyrethrum_-_Köhler?s_Medizinal-Pflanzen-011.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki., "image:Anacyclus_pyrethrum_-_Köhler?s_Medizinal-Pflanzen-011.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki., "image:Anacyclus_pyrethrum_-_Köhler?s_Medizinal-Pflanzen-011.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki. "image:Anacyclus_pyrethrum_-_Köhler?s_Medizinal-Pflanzen-011.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki., "image:Anacyclus_pyrethrum_-_Köhler?s_Medizinal-Pflanzen-011.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki. "image:Anacyclus_pyrethrum_-_Köhler?s_Medizinal-Pflanzen-011.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki. "image:Anacyclus_pyrethrum_-_Köhler?s_Medizinal-Pflanzen-011.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki.






    References

    1. ? 1.01.11.21.31.41.5 Bown. D. Encyclopaedia of Herbs and their Uses. Dorling Kindersley, London. ISBN 0-7513-020-31 (1995-00-00)
    2. ? 2.02.12.22.32.4 Chevallier. A. The Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants Dorling Kindersley. London ISBN 9-780751-303148 (1996-00-00)
    3. ? 3.03.13.23.33.43.5 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)

    "image:Anacyclus_pyrethrum_-_Köhler?s_Medizinal-Pflanzen-011.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki.