Punica granatum

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Noun1.Punica granatum - shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruitPunica granatum - shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruit
pomegranate - large globular fruit having many seeds with juicy red pulp in a tough brownish-red rind
genus Punica, Punica - coextensive with the family Punicaceae
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
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Evaluation of antimicrobial activity of phenolic extract from Punica granatum L.
Antidiabetic and Hypolipidemic Activity of Punica granatum Linn on Alloxan Induced Rats.
Fresh Punica granatum (Kandhari anar) were purchased from the local fruit market of Rawalpindi.
Thus, the protocol suggested above for direct regeneration from nodal segment explant in Punica granatum L.
Punica granatum (pomegranate) flower extract possesses potent antioxidant activity and abrogates Fe-NTA induced hepatotoxicity in mice.
El-Toumy, "Protective effect of Punica granatum peel extract against pentachlorophenol-induced oxidative stress, cytogenetic toxicity and hepatic damage in rats," Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, vol.
Punica granatum commonly known as (Anar) the roots and bark of the stem of this plant has been used as astringent (antidiarrheal) and anthelmintic plant and experimentally proved that the alcoholic extract of the stem bark of this plant inhibit the hatching of Haemonchus contortus eggs to filiform larvae, the aqueous, alcoholic and ether extract from seeds of the plant Cucurbita maxima has proved its vermifugal activity experimentally against Platyhelminthes (trematode and cestodes) and NEMA helminths (nematodes) both In Vitro as well as In Vivo trials.
Antimicrobial activity of rind extracts of Punica granatum Linn.
In addition, kaempferol is a key component in Punica granatum, which has been found to act as an effective protector against UVB-induced photodamage and aging in cultured skin fibroblasts (Int.
Ahmad, Broad spectrum antimutagenic activity of antioxidant active fraction of Punica granatum L.