Barberry

Scientific name : Berberis vulgaris L. Vernacular name  : Barberry Berberidaceae family Botanics and ecology This multi-ramified shrub, fluted, with trifucarted thorns, used to be very common, and often used as hedgerows, but later was systematically torn up when it was...
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Milk Thistle

Carduus marianus L. ou Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn. An edible wild plant, this artichoke belongs to Asteraceae family. A large biannual herbaceous plant with long, mottled leaves, originally native of Anatolia and the Mediterranean basin, it prefers dry, stony ground. The thorny...
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Are all plants medicinal ?

By Claire Laurant, ethnobotanist Approximately 350,000 different species of plants have been inventoried across the planet. In the midst of all this abundance, how may we recognize medicinal plants ?80% of humans treat themselves with plants, which leads to powerful ecological...
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A solution of 3 plants protects against the mutagenic activity of mitomycine C

The solution is composed of a mixture of 3 mother tinctures at the same dilutions as the Sevene product Digeodren®. The study assesses the protective effects of Digeodren® on DNA lesions and the chromosomal mutations caused by mitomycin C. This medicine, used in the treatment of...
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A botanical excursion to Mazet – an outstanding biotope

Gérard Ducerf is a botanist specialised in soil analysis, which he evaluates in terms of the plants which grow there. He visited Mazet’s estate in the Cévennes on 6 June 2015. Below is his assessment of the soils and medicinal plants. He has written several publications,...
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Endocrine disruptors

The term « endocrine disruptors » has become familiar to us today, due to the abundance of publications in the press concerning Bisphenol (BPA) which is a compound used in plastic food packaging (bottles, the interior coating of drink cans), dental amalgams, children toys. We...
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Meadowsweet, an excellent drainer with antirheumatic, antibacterial, diuretic, and anticoagulant properties.

Filipendula ulmaria (L.) Maxim. or Spirea ulmaria L.belongs to Rosaceae family : A large, herbaceous plant with dentate, imparipinnate [1]  leaves and white/ yellow flowers disposed in panicles [2]. This well-named, tall, almost haughty flower dominates and embalms the wet...
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The impact of plant combinations on cellular detoxification

Sevene has developed several detoxifying formulae from a combination of medicinal plants. These formulae have been tested by university research laboratories in models of intoxication by mixed pollutants present in the environment. A primary experimental study has demonstrated...
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Homeopathic complexes to detoxify the organism

By Geoffroy Waroqueaux, General Manager at Sevene  Homeopathic complexes, made with several vegetal substances, are efficient to remove toxins the organism accumulates: quite a useful effect nowadays since we are in contact with many pollutants founded in food, water or air....
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