French lilac


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French lilac

n
(Plants) another name for goat's-rue1
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Metformin, for example, comes from plant French lilac, artemether from qinghaosu, sodium cromoglycate from khellin/khella.
Metformin was synthesized from compounds that were derived from French lilac in the 1920s.
Metformin, which is derived from the French lilac, is used to treat NAFLD as well as diabetes, and currently is being studied in connection with the prevention of a variety of cancers.
Some favorites include spring-flowering bulbs--hyacinth, narcissus, regal lilies; flowering shrubs--viburnum, French lilac, summersweet, sweetbay magnolia, mock orange; flowering vines--honeysuckle, autumn clematis, climbing roses; flowering groundcovers--lily of the valley; herbaceous perennials--hosta, carnations, peonies; annuals--sweet alyssum, stock; and foliage plants--mint, thyme, basil, scented geraniums, bayberry, juniper.
The products are scented with botanical essences, including Tahitian gardenia, French lilac, Waikiki pikake and Brazilian mango grapefruit, the flyer notes.
Lilacs perform poorly in the heat and humidity of the mid-Atlantic and South, but even where they are happy, they draw this valid criticism: Lilacs, or common French lilacs especially, take up too much valuable real estate for the amount of ornament they provide.
She carried an English style hand-tied bouquet of white peonies, French lilacs, Freesias, lisianthus, roses, and green and white hydrangeas.