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Synonyms for Allium

large genus of perennial and biennial pungent bulbous plants: garlic

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95, just remember to ask for 50 allium sphaerocephalon when you order 40 bulbs.
Glucose tolerance property of methanol extract of Allium cepa bulbs, Allium sativum cloves and Zingiber officinale rhizome was determined as per the procedure previously described by Joy and Kuttan (1999) with minor modifications.
During this early period of history, the alliums used for medicine and food were harvested from wild crops.
Information on the use and utility of Allium hookeri, as food and medicine was generated through household survey and personal interaction with the local people in rural and urban areas of Manipur during January, 2009-11.
Among women whose fruit and vegetable intake was high, there was a lower adjusted risk of hip osteoarthritis compared to those whose intake was low, with the greatest protective benefit observed for non-citrus fruit and allium vegetables.
They found that in those who consumed a healthy diet with a high intake of fruit and vegetables, particularly alliums such as garlic, there was less evidence of early osteoarthritis in the hip joint.
Allium stracheyi (Jambu) is a perennial herb, flowers are white in color about 35-40 centimeters in height and is traditionally being used by the local people as spice for flavoring.
Ronan Kearney, managing director of Allium Capital Ltd, added: "We are delighted to be partnering with such a high quality group as Foster Denovo, and rolling out a proposition which - we believe - represents a new chapter in retail fund management.
In the present study, we have investigated the clastogenic effects of agricultural and home made waste contaminants of the Alahad municipality on the formation of micronucleus and chromosome aberrations on Allium cepa root tip.
Allium azureum has delightful, vivid, small pompom-like flowers of cornflower blue held on stems 45-60cms high.
Inmy own garden, I have eye-catching Allium giganteum, the clusters of flowers forming purple globes above Stipa tenuissima, a soft, light green wispy grass which hides the unsightly strappy leaves of the allium, which start to die down before the flower reaches its full glory.
Garlic--a plant in the allium family, related to onions and leeks--has been used since ancient times both as a medicine and as a condiment or seasoning in foods.
In an attempt to develop stable and safe antifungal agents from natural products (daily foodstuffs in particular), the activities of essential oils from Allium sativum for.