Sapindus

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Noun1.Sapindus - type genus of the Sapindaceae
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Sapindaceae, Sapindaceae, soapberry family - chiefly tropical New and Old World deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs bearing leathery drupes with yellow translucent flesh; most plants produce toxic saponins
soapberry, soapberry tree - a tree of the genus Sapindus whose fruit is rich in saponin
Sapindus drumondii, Sapindus marginatus, wild China tree - deciduous tree of southwestern United States having pulpy fruit containing saponin
China tree, chinaberry, false dogwood, jaboncillo, Sapindus saponaria - evergreen of tropical America having pulpy fruit containing saponin which was used as soap by Native Americans
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It is also known with various names such as soapnut, soapberry, washnut, reetha, aritha, dodan and doadni in different parts of the world [13].
However, addition of ethanol extract from soapnut (Sapindus mukorossi) onto in vitro rumen fermentation of feed in buffalo rumen liquor decreased NH3-N concentration (Kamra et al.
The finished paintings are rinsed and fixed in an alum solution then given a final wash with ritha (Sapindus mukorossi), an indigenous soapnut that when wet lathers up like shampoo and is used by rural Indian folk even today to wash their hair.
Moreover, addition of an ethanol extract of soapnut (Sapindus mukorossi) in an in vitro study decreased N[H.
somatic embryogenesis from leaf explants of soapnut (Sapindus mukorossi Gaertn).
Read labels carefully because some commercial soapnut liquids contain synthetic chemicals or harmful synthetic preservatives.
Sapindin (Sapindus trifoliatus), from Soapnut Tree, may have potential application as a natural cleansing agent and for decolorizing stained teeth.
Another FMCG company CavinKare has added an entirely different product base for its shampoo brands with Soapnut or Reetha for Andhra Pradesh, Thali leaves for Kerala and Shikkakai for the Tamil Nadu and Karnataka markets.
Called Soapods, they're the pod from the soapnut tree.