Commiphora


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Noun1.Commiphora - genus of East Indian and African trees yielding balsamic products
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Burseraceae, family Burseraceae, torchwood family - resinous or aromatic chiefly tropical shrubs or trees
Commiphora meccanensis, balm of gilead - small evergreen tree of Africa and Asia; leaves have a strong aromatic odor when bruised
Commiphora myrrha, myrrh tree - tree of eastern Africa and Asia yielding myrrh
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Juma's bees, for example, depend on the balsam flower (Commiphora gileadensis) in spring, the al Kinar fruit (Ziziphus mauritiana) in summer and the palm tree (Phoenix dactylifera) during the winter and in turn, help pollinate these by design.
Among all respondents, the most commonly used herbal medicines were black seed (Nigella sativa) (20%), anise (Pimpinella anisum) (13%), olibanum (Boswellia sacra) (12%), ginger (Zingiber officinale) (11%), fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) (10%), guava (Psidium guajava) leaf (10%), olive (Olea europaea) oil (9%), thyme (Thymus vulgaris) (6%), chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) (5%), peppermint (Menthapiperita) (5%), clove (Syzygium aromaticum) (5%), turmeric (Curcuma longa) (4%), costus (Saussurea lappa) (4%), sidr (Ziziphus spina-christi) (3%), myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) (3%), Ivy (Hedera helix) (3%), sesame (Sesamum indicum) oil (3%).
The method entails topically applying to skin a composition comprising an effective amount of Commiphora mukul resin or an extract thereof that includes oleo gum resin.
No entanto, ha diversas especies da Caatinga notoriamente consideradas como medicamentosas de uso popular, como Spondias tuberosa (Umbuzeiro), Commiphora leptophloeos (Umburana), Maythenus rigida (Bonome), Melocactus zehntneri (Coroa de frade), Poncianella bracteosa (Catingueira), Schinopsis brasiliensis (Barauna), Bauhinia cheilantha (Mororo), Capparis flexuosa (Feijao Bravo), Aspidosperma pyrifolium (Pereiro), Ziziphus cotinifolia (Juazeiro), Sideroxylon obtusifolium (Quixabeira), Croton sp.
The study area in FLONA consists of four treatments which correspond to three types of forest management and one condition of no implemented management: (a) clear cutting (CC)-consisted of cutting and removing all trees; (b) selective cutting 1 (SC1)-cutting of all trees with diameter at breast height (DBH) of 5 cm or more; (c) selective cutting 2 (SC2)-selectively cuttingonly individuals of three species: Commiphora leptophloeos (Mart.) J.B.
Fa x Gentry * Bromeliaceae Pitcairnia armata Maury * Hm x Pitcairnia pruinosa Kunth * Hm x Burseraceae Commiphora leptophloeos (Mart.) J.B.
Herbal Medicine Inflammation-modulating Antimicrobial Oregon grape (Mahonia aquifolium) [check] [check] Scute (Scutellaria baicalensis) [check] Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) [check] Turmeric (Curcuma longa) [check] Gugul (Commiphora mukal) [check]?
Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) has a complex profile of use and is perhaps most recognized for its antimicrobial effect.