Banaba


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Banaba

(bəˈnɑːbə)
n
(Placename) an island in the SW Pacific, in the Republic of Kiribati. Phosphates were mined by Britain (1900–79). Area: about 5 sq km (2 sq miles). Pop: 301 (2005). Also called: Ocean Island
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Many of the trees, like the fruiting sampalok and banaba, show their age but add to the charm of the garden, which relies mainly on a clever mix of foliage of different colors, broken by an occasional blooming orchid or another flowering plant.
The project kicked off at The Manila Hotel's grounds, which covers the planting of over a hundred young trees of various varieties such as balai lamok, ylang ylang, banaba, Palawan cherry blossom, and golden showers at the hotel's periphery near its main entrance on Katigbak Drive, just across Rizal Park and proximate to the Quirino Grandstand.
The ylang-ylang oil extract has been patented by perfume maker YSL, while banaba, a medicinal plant used for the treatment of fever and diarrhea, is now patented by a Japanese company Itoen KK.
Se banaba en el rio cada dia, tambien en invierno; entonces abria a hachazos un agujero en el hielo para banarse.
Consuming Ocean Island: Stories of People and Phosphate from Banaba.
Mi padre era camarografo y un aficionado a la fotografia, asi que siempre se banaba en la imagen.
Varieties that were planted include Mahogany, Narra, Kupang, and Banaba.
The chapter will discuss the available evidence on soluble fibres from psyllium and other sources, cinnamaldehyde, cinnamic acid and other cinnamon phytochemicals, berberine, corosolic acid from banaba, charantin from bitter gourd, catechins and flavonols from green tea and cocoa.
La zona donde pudo adquirir la bacteria fue en Pucallpa, de la que el paciente reporto que se banaba en quebradas, de donde pudo ademas beber agua.
Ahi, en el convento vuelto vecindad, o la vecindad con olor de convento, vivia una mujer conocida solo como Cora "La Holandesa", quien se banaba de sol, totalmente desnuda, en la azotea de las piedras de tres siglos .
Carmen empezo a disfrutar de esa vida domestica en la que la tata, a las 8'30 de la tarde, banaba a los ninos antes de que ella les diera un beso al acostarles a las 9 .