Clitoria


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Noun1.Clitoria - genus of tropical shrubs or vines having pinnate leaves and large axillary flowers
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
Clitoria mariana, butterfly pea - large-flowered wild twining vine of southeastern and central United States having pale blue flowers
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The analysis identified species considered noxious or categorized as belonging to the worst weeds in the world, such as Securigera varia, (Williams and Hunyadi, 1987), Albizia lebbeck and Clitoria ternata (Holm et al., 1991), which justified their inclusion in the high priority group.
The present results show that the methanol extract of Clitoria ternatea (MECTR) possesses a significant antipyretic effect in yeast-provoked elevation of body temperature in rats, and its effect is comparable to that of paracetamol (standard drug).
Cassia fistula and Clitoria ternatea were two plants used by the healer to treat rheumatism, another disease against which allopathic medicine has no total cure.
The various extracts of Clitoria ternatea (used by Marma healers to treat boils and itches) possesses anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, insecticidal, anti-pyretic as well as other properties, which has been reviewed by Mukherjee et al (2008), including its use in the Indian system of traditional (Ayurvedic) medicine as a nootropic, anti-stress, anxioloytic, and sedative agent.
Entre las mas comunes podemos mencionar a Clitoria mexicana, Dioscorea jaliscana, D.