Myristica fragrans


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Related to Myristica fragrans: Withania somnifera, Mucuna pruriens
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Noun1.Myristica fragrans - East Indian tree widely cultivated in the tropics for its aromatic seedMyristica fragrans - East Indian tree widely cultivated in the tropics for its aromatic seed; source of two spices: nutmeg and mace
nutmeg - hard aromatic seed of the nutmeg tree used as spice when grated or ground
genus Myristica, Myristica - type genus of Myristicaceae; tropical Asian evergreen trees with small white or yellow flowers followed by fleshy fruits
spice tree - tree bearing aromatic bark or berries
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[ClickPress, Mon Oct 29 2018] Nutmeg oil is extracted from the nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) which is a type of volatile oil.
Antibacterial and sporicidal activity of macelignan isolated from nutmeg (Myristica fragrans Houtt.) against Bacilluscereus.
Kasture, "Anxiolytic activity of Myristica fragrans seeds," Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, vol.
Latin name Total % Atractylis gummifera 461 10.6 Cannabis sativa 441 10.1 Peganum harmala 201 4.6 Datura stramonium 156 3,6 Ricinus communis 101 2.3 Essential oil of Juniperus oxycedrus 56 1.3 Lawsonia inermis 31 0.7 Papaver somniferum 31 0.7 Nerium oleander 27 0.6 Myristica fragrans 43 1.0 Table 2: Families and different nomenclature of the most toxic plants in Morocco.
Summary: The study was designed to assess and compare the antioxidant properties of plants namely, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Illicuim verum, Myristica fragrans, Curculigo orchioeides, and Embelia ribes.
Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans Houtt.; Myristicaceae) is an evergreen tree that typically grows up to 9.12 m in height; it is indigenous to Indonesia, India, and Sri Lanka, and is now being cultivated in tropical regions of the world, including South Africa (Krishnamoorthy et al.
S., Daoud, Z., Mahmud, R., and Nassar, M., "Antioxidant and antiangiogenic activities of the essential oils of Myristica fragrans and Morinda citrifolia" Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, 294 - 298 (2012).
What is the kernel of the tree Myristica fragrans called?
Kumar, "Ultra high performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry method for the simultaneous determination of multiple bioactive constituents in fruit extracts of Myristica fragrans and its marketed polyherbal formulations using a polarity switching technique," Journal ofSeparation Science, vol.
Kulkarni, "Comparative brain cholinesterase-inhibiting activity of Glycyrrhiza glabra, Myristica fragrans, ascorbic acid, metrifonate in mice," Journal of Medicinal Food, vol.
Greasy groupers (Epinephelus tauvina) fed with herbal diet containing purified active component of Ocimum sanctum, Withania somnifera, and Myristica fragrans (Sivaram and Babu, 2004), chinese sucker (Myxocyprinus asiaticus) fed with traditional Chinese medicinal plant extracts (Zhang et al., 2009) have increased phagocytic activity.