Butea


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Noun1.Butea - genus of East Indian trees or shrubs: dhak
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
Butea frondosa, Butea monosperma, dak, dhak, palas - East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye
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has patented personal care composition (leave-on skin lotions and creams, shampoos, conditioners, shower gels, toilet bars, antiperspirants, deodorants, depilatories, lipsticks, foundations, mascara, sunless tanners and sunscreen lotions) that contain an extract of Butea monosperma, wherein the extract comprises butrin, isobutein, butein, and a cosmetically-acceptable base selected from an emulsion, lotion, cream, foam, gel, bar of soap, stick, mask, pad or patch.
In traditional drugs, there are several herbal medicines that have the ability to treat several illness and sicknesses, one of them is Butea monosperma, generally known as 'dhak' or 'palas', 'Flame of forest'.
Key words: Antimicrobial finish, Azadirachata indica, Butea monosperma, Litchi chinensis and Aesthetic properties.
Some plants that are available in Pakistan with their local names are as follows: Adhatoda vesica (arusa), Artemisia brevifolia (afsanteen), Butea monosperma (Dhak), Calotropis gigantean (aak), Carum copticum (ajwain), Azadirachta indica (neem), Nicotiana tabacum (tambaku), Swertia chirata (chirata), Vernonia anthelmintica (kali zeeri) and Zingiber officinale (adrak).
Cissus quadrangularis (CQ), Butea monosperma (BM), Ficus benghalensis (FB), Ficus religiosa (FRel) and Ficus Racemosa (FR) were selected to be incorporated to CS scaffolds in various concentrations and protein adhesion was studied using depletion study.
Similarly, other sources of butein like Semecarpus anacardium, Dalbergia odorifera and flowers of Butea monosperma also have long history of medicinal applications in Siddha, Ayurveda, Korean, Chinese and Iranian Traditional Medicines.
Acacia catechu and Butea monosperma (Agrawal & Prakash 1978).
In vivo anthelmintic activity of Butea monosperma against Trichostrongylid nematodes in sheep.
The hypoglycemic effect of stigmasterol isolated from Butea monosperma has also been demonstrated [104].
Caption; 5 Painting of the Butea superba plant whose bark exudes ruby coloured astringent gum and whose flowers yield a yellow dye and pigment.
Butea monosperma, Cupressus sempervirens, Ficus carica, Ficus religiosa, Magnolia sp.