Aspalathus


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Noun1.Aspalathus - genus of South African heathlike shrubsAspalathus - genus of South African heathlike shrubs
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
Aspalathus cedcarbergensis, Aspalathus linearis, rooibos - South African shrub having flat acuminate leaves and yellow flowers; leaves are aromatic when dried and used to make an herbal tea
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The largest resource use in bioprospecting products is Aloe ferox (bitter Aloe), followed by bee products, Aspalathus linearis (rooibos) and Pelargonium sidoides.
It contains a blend of tuberose oil, sea whip extract, aspalathus linearis leaf extract and olive fruit extract and retails for $49.
Another report demonstrated that aspalathin, a chalcone found in Aspalathus linearis, increases GLUT4 translocation to the plasma membrane via AMPK activation to exert a hypoglycaemic effect in L6 myocytes and R1N-5F cells (Son et al.
Key words: Artemisia vulgaris, Aspalathus linaris, urinary bladder relaxation.
This resulted in the preservation of the endemic sub-species of Aspalathus linearis which has higher rates of survival under climate change.
Rooibos, scientific name Aspalathus linearis, translates to "red bush" in Afrikaans, reflecting the color that results from the plant's oxidation.
Green rooibos and red rooibos come from the same Aspalathus linearis plant.
Red tea (or rooibos) is made from the oxidized and dried leaves of the Aspalathus linearis plant that only grows in one spot on Earth-the Cederberg Mountain region of South Africa in Western Cape Province.
For a strain of Methylobacterium, an [alpha]-proteobacterium, can nodulate Crotalaria, and [beta]-proteobacteria related to Burkholderia can nodulate Machaerium lunatum and Aspalathus carnosa [5].
The rooibos plant, also known as the Aspalathus linearis bush, is an herbal tea that is sweeter and fruitier tasting than black or green tea.
They can call it Blue Tea, Aspalathus linearis (the scientific name) or anything else.