Aframomum


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Noun1.Aframomum - an African genus of plants of the family Zingiberaceae
plant genus - a genus of plants
family Zingiberaceae, ginger family, Zingiberaceae - a family of tropical monocotyledonous plants of order Musales
Aframomum melegueta, grains of paradise, Guinea grains, Guinea pepper, melagueta pepper - West African plant bearing pungent peppery seeds
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In Tanzania, the juice from the stem of Costus spectabilis is used to treat worm infection alone or in combination with the juice of Dissotus rotundifolia or the stalk of Aframomum species.
Aframomum danielli, a member of Zingiberaceae, is known to possess preservative properties and named cardamom.
Aframomum danielli seeds are smooth, shining olive brown with a turpentine taste.
Uchenna, "Antibacterial activity of water, ethanol and methanol extracts of Ocimum gratissimum, Vernonia amygdalina and Aframomum melegueta," Advances in Applied Science Research, vol.
Aframomum danielli, a plant that grows widely in West Africa, is an underutilized plant species known to contain an enormous variety of interesting phytochemicals [1-3].
Ashorobi, "Effect of Aframomum melegueta seed extract on castor oil-induced diarrhea," Pharmaceutical Biology, vol.
However, highly valued medicinal or food tree species, such as Sterculia tragacantha, Aframomum cereum, and Dialium guineense were never used as fuel or construction woods.
(2004) A micropropagation method for korarima (Aframomum corrorima (Braun) Jansen).
Information obtained through ethnobotanical interviews in local Ghanaian communities reveal that the stem bark, root, and leaves are boiled with water to treat malaria [5] and also rubbed on the body to treat chicken pox when it is ground with seeds of Xylopia aethiopica and Aframomum melegueta [3].
Aframomum arundinaceum extract [90], 8-hydroxycudraxanthone G, cudraxanthone I [91], and sobavachalcone [90] were observed to have hypersensitivity, which means lower drug resistance, to GBM cells.