Quassia amara


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Noun1.Quassia amara - handsome South American shrub or small tree having bright scarlet flowers and yielding a valuable fine-grained yellowish woodQuassia amara - handsome South American shrub or small tree having bright scarlet flowers and yielding a valuable fine-grained yellowish wood; yields the bitter drug quassia from its wood and bark
bitterwood tree - any of various trees or shrubs of the family Simaroubaceae having wood and bark with a bitter taste
genus Quassia - tropical trees and shrubs with pinnate leaves and large scarlet flowers; bark is medicinal
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BASF developed a Quassia Amara Wood extract as a new anti-age key ingredient for Henkel s Diadermine face care products, says Thomas FE[micro]rster, Corporate Vice President R&D Beauty Care.
Anti feedant activity of Quassia amara (Simaroubaceae) extracts on Hypsipyla grandella (Lepidoptera: Pyra lidae) larvae.
Sin embargo, en el estudio realizado con extracto de Quassia amara a dosis de 1 000 y 1 500 mg/kg via intraduodenal se observo que la produccion de moco no se incremento en comparacion al control (despues de 4 horas) (15).