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Stomata and colchicine

Colchicine effect on the DNA content and stomata size of Glycyrrhiza glabra var.glandulifera and Carthamus tinctorius L. cultured in vitro

by Moghbel N., Borujeni M. K., Bernard F. 243 more words


Liquorice root found to contain anti-diabetic substance

20 Apr2012

Researchers discover promising anti-diabetic substance in the amorfrutin class of natural substances

It provides the raw material for liquorice candy, calms the stomach and alleviates diseases of the airways: liquorice root. 622 more words

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The most representative Chinese pickle: zhacai

If we were to pinpoint a vegetable as THE most representative of Chinese pickled vegetables, it would be zhacai. The Latin name of zhacai… 666 more words

Devilish liquorice

I admit it, I am a liquorice junkie. The other day I bought a small packet of liquorice candy at IKEA of the strong and salty Swedish variety and emptied the 150 g in 15 minutes. 1,257 more words

Dangerous Foods

Licorice Root for Diabetes

Researchers in Berlin¬†have discovered natural substances that have an anti-diabetic effect in the licorice plant’s edible root and in the fruit of the amorpha¬†fruticosa bush. 84 more words
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Is Loperamide (Imodium) the Best Medicine to Relieve Diarrhea?

I think most people agree that loperamide (Imodium) might be one of the best anti-diarrhea medicines.¬† A study published in the July 28, 2004 issue of the Clinical Therapeutics, however, suggested that an ancient Japanese herbal medicine, … 346 more words

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