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Synonyms for Cardiospermum

tendril-climbing herbs or shrubs whose seeds have a white heart-shaped spot

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Callus induction and plant regeneration in Cardiospermum halicacabum Linn.
In India, Cardiospermum halkacabum (CH) has been used for several centuries in the treatment of rheumatism, stiffness of limbs and snake bite whereas the roots alone have been used for curing diseases related to the nervous system (Muthu et al.
Fraction 14 of ethanolic extract of Cardiospermum halicacabum yielded a dark brown coloured active compound which was confirmed based on its FT-IR, MS and [.
In vitro antifilarial activity of extracts of the medicinal plant Cardiospermum halicacabum against Brugia pahangi.
Johnston Cardiospermum halicacabum Balloonvine, love-in-a-puff L.
RAHN Cosmetics, a Swiss company whose products in the US are distributed by Kinetik Technologies, Hazlet, NJ, is promoting an ingredient for sensitive skin called Defensil (INCI name: octyldodecanol, echium plantagineum seed oil, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil unsaponifiables, cardiospermum halicacabum flower/leaf/vine extract).
That these seven 'shaks"--Momordica charantia, Alstonia scholaris, Cardiospermum halicacabum, Commelina paludosa, Gymnopetalum cochinchinense, Corchorus aestuans, and Spilanthes calva were consumed during times of food scarcity by the Chakmas suggests that the leaves and young shoots of the plants may have adequate nutritional value, besides satiating hunger.
Another study was carried out to test the antifilariai efficacy of Cardiospermum halicacabum against related filarial worm Brugia pahangi (22).
Containing extract of Cardiospermum seed and cold-pressed echium oil, Defensil costs pounds 14.
Active 1 (INCI: Octyldo-decanol, echium plantagineum seed oil, cardiospermum halicacabum flower/leaf/vine extract, helianlhus annuus (sunflower) seed oil unsaponifiables) is an optimized system for physical and biochemical protection and care of sensitive skin types.
X Ambrosia psilostachya X X Ammania coccinea X X Bacopa monnieri X X X Bothriochloa laguroides X Cardiospermum halicacabum X X X Celtis laevigata X Chlorocantha spinosa X Chromolaena odorata X Clematis drummondii X X X Cocculus diversifolius X Commelina erecta X Croton sp.
INCI name: Octyldodecanol, cardiospermum halicacabum flower/leaf/vine extract, echium plantagineum seed oil, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil unsaponifiables
IF YOU use its Latin name, Cardiospermum halicacabum, it sounds rather unpleasant, but the balloon vine - or love-in-a-puff, as it is more commonly known - is an extraordinary flower.