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Index

A

acetaldehyde, 145

acetoxyvalerenic acid, 89

acetylcholine, 22, 42-44

acetylcholine neurotransmission, effects of lavender (Lavandula angustiolia) on, 133

acetylcholine nicotinic receptor system, 155

acetylcholinesterase, 103, 133-134, 155-156

acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin), 21

Achillea millefolium (yarrow)

presence in Neanderthal graves, 2, 8

use in Greco-Roman era, 3

adenosine, 42-43, 185

Adlumia fungosa, 43

adverse effects

of cocoa (Theobroma cacao), 186-187

of coffee (Coffea arabica), 186-187

of daffodil (Narcissus pseudonarcissus), 158-159

of ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba), 65-66

of kava (Piper methysticum), 118-120

of kudzu (Pueraria lobata), 146-147

of lavender (Lavandula angustiolia), 134-135

of lemon balm (Melissa officinalis), 106

of passion flower (Passiflora incarnata), 173


  

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