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bitter apple

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bitter apple

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(Plants) another name for colocynth

col•o•cynth

(ˈkɒl ə sɪnθ)

n.
1. Also called bitter apple. a Mediterranean and S Asian plant, Citrullus colocynthis, of the gourd family, bearing a round, yellow or green fruit with a bitter pulp.
2. a drug derived from the pulp of the fruit, used as a purgative.
[1555–65; < Latin colocynthis < Greek kolokynthís, variant of kolókyntha bitter gourd]
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Remedies: Ammonium Muriaticum, Angustura, Antimonium Crudum, Aurum Muriaticum, Kalinatum, Berberis, Boletus, Cactus, Capsicum, Ceddron, Chelidonium China(and its salts), Cina, Clematis, Colchicum, Colocynthis, Eupatorium Perfoliaattum, Eupatorium Purpureum, Iris, Kalmia, Magnesia Muriatica, Menyanthes, Natrum Muriaticum, Peonia, Prunus, Ranunculus Bulbosus, Sarracenia, Spigelia, Sumbulus, Verbascum.
The families with most antidiabetic plants were Lamiaceae (6%), Fabaceae (4%) and Rosaceae (4%), and Citrullus colocynthis has the most frequency of use.
2012), fruits of Momordica charantia (Ooi et al, 2012), seed extracts of Citrullus colocynthis (Benariba et al, 2012), antihyperglycemic effect of Coccinia indica (Shibib et al, 2012), antihyperglycemic effect of Trichosanthes dioica (Rai et al, 2013), and antidiabetic effect of Mukia maderaspatana (Srilatha and Ananda, 2013).
The gourd mentioned in both the Qur'an and the Bible as shading the prophet Jonah from the sun may have been the common trailing plant we know as "bitter gourd", Citrullus colocynthis, familiar in rawdhats and oases all over this country, but more likely it was the fast-growing climber Lagenaria siceraria or "bottle gourd".
It originally bore the scientific name Colocynthis citrullus, but is now classified as Citrullus colocynthis.
Some of the popular seeds used for soup preparation as condiments and thickeners in the Igbo speaking South Eastern parts of Nigeria are Irvingia gabonesis (ogbono) and Citrullus colocynthis (melon).
The present communication describes the influence of various concentration of the extract of Citrullus colocynthis plant on corrosion behavior of mild steel in acid media by mass loss measurements.
The objectives of this study were to investigate the effect of growth regulators and different explant type in callus induction and to increase the yield of cucurbitacin in leaf, stem and root explants of Citrullus colocynthis.
Citrullus colocynthis Schrad is a traditionally acclaimed hair tonic in Indian system of medicine.
droserifolia 2 Zilla spinosa 3 Citrullus colocynthis 4 Fagonia cretica 5 Zizphus spina- christi 6 Aerva javanica 7 Bassia eriophora 8 Cornulaca monacantha 9 Haloxylon salicornicum 10 Salsola imbricata 11 Acacia ehrenbergiana 12 Acacia gerrardii 13 Acacia tortolis 14 Logonychium farctum 15 Alhagi mannifera 16 Alhagi maurorum 17 Rhynchosia minima 18 Crotalaria aculeate 19 Tephrosia uniflora 20 Rhazia stricta 21 Calotropis procera 22 Hyoscymus muticus 23 Lycium barbarum 24 Convolvulus lanatus 25 Heliotropium bacciferum 26 Heliotropium digynum 27 Heliotropium europium 28 Echinops husoni 29 Phaeopappus scoparius 30 Rhanterium epapposum 31 Panicum Monocots turgidum 32 Pennisetum divisum 33 Cyperus conglomeratus No.
Al-Yahyaa MA, AL-Farhanb AH, Adamc SEI (2000) Preliminary toxicity study on the individual and combined effects of Citrullus colocynthis and Nerium oleander in rats.