Synonyms: Tragacanth Gum, Tragacantha, Persian Tragacanth Biological source: Tragacanth is the dried gummy exudate obtained by incision from the stems of Astragalus gummifer Labill. and some other species of Astragalus of the family Papilionaceae. Geographical source: Astragalus species, which are thorny and branching shrubs,...
Synonyms: Turmeric Rhizome, Curcumae Rhizoma Botanical source: Turmeric consists of the boiled and dried whole or split and unpeeled rhizome of Curcuma domestica Val. and Curcuma longa Linn. of the family Zingiberaceae. Geographical source: Turmeric is obtained from plants cultivated in India, China, Indonesia,...
Tamarind Synonyms Tamarindus, Tamarind Pulp, Fructus Tamarindi Botanical Source of Tamarind Tamarind consists of the ripe fruits of the ripe fruits of Tamarindus indica Linn., freed from the brittle outer part of pericarp and preserved with sugar. The plant is a tree of the...
Synonyms: Strychni Semina, Crow Fig. Botanical source: Nux-vomica consists of the dried seeds of Strychnos nux-vomica Linn., a small tree of the family Loganiaceae. Geographical source: The plant grows wild in India, West Indies, and Cameroon and sporadically in Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. Macroscopical characters: The...
Synonyms: Coriander Fruit, Coriandrum, Coriandri Fructus Botanical source: Coriander consists of the dried, ripe fruits of Coriandrum sativum Linn, an annual cultivated herb of the family Umbelliferae. Geographical source: Coriandrum sativum is indigenous to Italy but widely cultivated in Russia, Holland, Morocco, India, Malta,...
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