Dioscorea batata


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Noun1.Dioscorea batata - hardy Chinese vine naturalized in United States and cultivated as an ornamental climber for its glossy heart-shaped cinnamon-scented leaves and in the tropics for its edible tubersDioscorea batata - hardy Chinese vine naturalized in United States and cultivated as an ornamental climber for its glossy heart-shaped cinnamon-scented leaves and in the tropics for its edible tubers
yam plant, yam - any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots
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Make great skin a goal for 2019 and bring out your inner glow with Kjaer Weis' Beautiful Oil, made from a blend of rose hip, olive, sweet almond and jojoba oils, as well as dioscorea batatas root (also known as "the root of light") and rosemary extract, among other organic ingredients.
Wang & Tang, and Dioscorea batatas Decne.) at a ratio of 1 : 1 : 2 : 2: 2 : 1.5.
Dioscorea batatas, Epimedium koreanum, Poria cocos and Zizyphi jujuba) used in traditional Korean medicine for improvement of memory and cognition in old age were tested for cholinesterase inhibitory properties using the Ellman colorimetric method.
Natural progesterone creams are made from Chinese wild yam (Dioscorea batatas), but the substance in the herb is not converted into progesterone through the skin.