Search for a title, like JAMA, Harvard Business Review, or New York Times.
Glechoma hederacea (Creeping Charlie) Quercus alba (White Oak)
The most thorough searches include some or all of the following: the plant’s common name; the plant’s scientific name or genus; and/or various bioactive constituent(s).
MEDLINE subject indexing tends to emphasize the scientific names of plants, rather than common names.
For example, for articles on burdock, search for burdock, Arctium lappa, and Arctium minus
For example, search for the active constituents in burdock: inulin, artigenen, linoleic acid, etc.
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