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costus

(ˈkɒstəs)
n
(Plants) a Himalayan herb, Saussurea lappa, with an aromatic root which has medicinal properties and which also yields an oil that is used in perfumery
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The different doses of the rhizome of Costus spectabilis extract was applied to isolated lenses from adult Sprague-Dawley albino rats for 24 hours.
[7,8] Nature as an ally and resource in finding new strategies to combat infectious diseases, Costus pictus D.
Turn to Page 4 Saussurea costus M Maranko, regional deputy director of WCCB in Navi Mumbai, said, "The first such parcel was received at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) in Raigarh in March.
The synthesis of silver nanoparticles is carried out using silver nitrate as aqueous solution and plant extract from costus igneus as reducing agent.
The aim of present study was to determine the insecticidal effects (toxicity and growth inhibitory effects) of the essential oil of indigenous medicinal plants such as Melia azedarach, Linium usitatissium, Ferula narthex, Sasurrea costus, Viola odorata, and Achyranthus aspera against stored grain pest C.
In this study diosgenin was isolated from Costus igneus leaves and its effect on diabetic rats was studied.
Better yet, Costus specious, Desmodium gangeticum and Mimosa pudica are even considered weeds due to their potentially high growth rate.
A total of 83 ethnomedicinal reports on the uses of Costus speciosus throughout different regions of the world were collected from various data bases and scientific journal reports.
In the family Costaceae, five independent shifts from bee to bird pollination have occurred in this supertree, four shifts from bee to hummingbird pollination in the genus Costus and one shift from a generalist to sunbird pollination in the Southeast Asian genus Tapeinochilos.
When Costus Papachristoforou saw the plot where his house, The Lodge, now stands in Quarry Park Road, Pedmore, he knew it would be ideal for his family.
Las plantas mas referidas en el estudio que no se han evaluado como diureticas en Cuba son: Costus pictus D.