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n.1.(Bot.) An Asiatic and North African shrub (Lawsonia inermis), with smooth oval leaves, and fragrant white flowers. Henna is prepared from the leaves and twigs. In England the shrub is called Egyptian privet, and in the West Indies, Jamaica mignonette.
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Sakai, 24[beta]-Ethylcholest-4-en-3[beta]-ol from the roots of Lawsonia inermis, Phytochemistry, 31, 2558 (1992).
Natural henna is a dye that is extracted from the plant Lawsonia inermis .
Key words: gas exchange, growth, Lawsonia inermis, photosynthesis, intrinsic water use efficiency, water stress.
Other disease challenge models that have been used in swine nutrition includes: Lawsonia intracellularis challenge (Whitney et al.
Por un lado, el tatuaje con Henna, obtenida de la "planta Lawsonia inermis, que crece en las regiones aridas del norte de Africa, Oriente Medio y la India" (Signosy simbolos, 2008) tiene una cualidad transitoria, es decir puede borrarse en un corto periodo.
Hair tint composition containing Lawsonia alba as a main component and one or more auxiliary components selected from Centaurum erythraea, Rhei Rhizoma powder, lichen Cetraria ciliaris and Variolaria.
Key words: Henna, Lawsonia inermis, para-phenylenediamine.
Henna "Lawsonia inermis" is a flowering plant and the sole species of the Lawsonia genus.
Proliferative enteropathy (PE) is an enteric disease caused by the obligate intracellular bacterium Lawsonia intracellularis.
Chemical constituents, antioxidant activity and cytotoxicity effects of essential oil from Strobilanthes crispus and Lawsonia inermis.
2013) Bioassay-guided isolation of urease and a-chymotrypsin inhibitory constituents from the stems of Lawsonia alba Lam.
A mildly acidic liquid like lemon juice, or strong tea needs to be added to activate the Lawsonia.