Salvadora persica


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Noun1.Salvadora persica - glabrous or pubescent evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Salvadora; twigs are fibrous and in some parts of the world are bound together in clusters and used as a toothbrush; shoots are used as camel fodder; plant ash provides salt
genus Salvadora, Salvadora - genus of evergreen trees or shrubs; fruit is a drupe; grows in Africa through Arabia to India and China
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
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The Islamic Botanical Garden features 50 plants mentioned in the Holy Quran including tamarisk, Christ's thorn, palms, Punica granatum (pomegranates), grapes, figs, olives, basil, eucalyptus, ginger, Acacia tortilis, Buxus dioicaC[degrees], Salvadora persica and Lawsonia inermis.
Among the plants are tamarisk, Christ's thorn, palms, Punica granatum (pomegranates), grapes, figs, olives, basil, eucalyptus, ginger, Acacia tortilis, Buxus dioica, Salvadora persica and Lawsonia inermis.
HOW: Twigs from the neem (margosa, Azadirachta indica), miswak (Salvadora persica) and babool (gum acacia) trees are available in the market or can be bought online.
Although chew sticks can be made from many commonly occurring plants, such as olive trees, Miswak is most generally associated with the Salvadora persica tree, commonly known as 'arak' in Arabic.
A review on phytochemical and pharmacological investigations of Miswak (Salvadora persica Linn) J Pharm Bioallied Sci.
Numerous medicinal plants grow naturally in Karachi vicinity and Salvadora persica and Solanum surattense are two of them.
Another very similar work was conducted by Al Sieni (2013) while performing antimicrobial activity of Salvadora persica (miswak) and Commiphor agileadensis and confirmed that methanolic extract was more effective as compared to water extracts.
The miswak is a teeth cleaning twig made from a twig of the Salvadora persica tree, also known as the arak tree (or peelu tree.).
In Saudi Arabia, the use of sticks or twigs from the Salvadora persica trees, known as arak in Arabic, are common.
Salvadora persica is one of the commonly used plants in Islamic countries.The root extracts of S.
The chewing sticks made from the roots of Salvadora persica are commonly used in major parts of Middle East, Africa, South Asia, and many parts of Europe and America [2, 5].