Hypoxis

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Synonyms for Hypoxis

small plants that resemble amaryllis and that grow from a corm and bear flowers on a leafless stalk

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High-performance liquid chromatographic method for the quantitative determination of hypoxoside in African potato (Hypoxis hemerocallidea) and in commercial products containing the plant material and/or its extracts.
The African potato (AP) received strong support from the former Minister of Health for use as an immune booster for HIV-positive patients, and is purported to be one of the best-selling NHPs in South Africa.
African potato (AP) is such an ATM that has been specifically promoted by the South African Minister of Health for this purpose (South African Development Committee, 2002).
Listed ingredients for the commercial products Products Contents CP1 African potato 70 mg, Siberian Ginseng 40 mg, selenium 100 [micro]g, vitamin A 1320 i.
African Potato has been around for a long time and have grown in popularity amongst people in the country with agents providing products countrywide.
All African Potato products have no side effects as they are made from natural origins.
Tine van der Maas had been widely criticised for the Ministry of Health's association with nutritionists, and endorsing the African potato as the better "African solution", instead of the provision of ARVs.
The National Minister of Health provided ample ammunition for cartoonists by her discredited punting of beetroot, garlic, lemon and the African potato to deal with the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
The moisturiser, like Themba, contains kigelia extract but is supplemented with African potato tuber, known for calming inflammation, calendula, wheatgerm oil, lavender, Vitamin E and aloe - ingredients chosen for their soothing, healing properties.
According to promising data to be presented at the British Association's Festival of Science meeting, "Creating Sparks," which opens in London today, the scientists have mimicked a natural method of protection used by plants like the African potato and the hydrangea.
African potato (Hypoxis hemerocallidea) is a native plant of South Africa (grass land of Cape, Kwazulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and Gauteng) and also found in Botswana, Swaziland and Lesotho.
The Little Herbal Company also sells a remedy made from the African Potato Tuber called Simba, which has attracted a lot of attention on the health pages of magazines and newspapers.
Africa, the name comes from the Zulu word for African potato, and the range is created from indigenous plants known for cleansing, detoxification and beautification.
He does have a tip for the future, however, forecasting that the West African potato, the casava, may prove to be the kiwifruit of the new century.
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