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a plant, Citrullus colocynthis, belonging to the gourd family, of the warmer parts of Asia, the Mediterranean region, etc., bearing a round, yellow or green fruit with ...

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will have a very close idea of the colocynth plant. Nau- din, a French botanist, succeeded in crossing the colo- cynth vine and the watermelon, producing fertile  ...
Citrullus Colocynthis - Springer
Citrullus colocynth is (L.) Schrad. belongs to the Cucurbitaceae or squash ...
Colocynth: Potential Arid Land Oilseed from an Ancient Cucurbit
Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad., Cucurbitaceae (colocynth or wild-gourd or ...
Citrullus colocynthis - Scholars Research Library
Scholars Research Library. Citrullus colocynthis: a desert plant native in Algeria, effects of fixed oil on blood homeostasis in Wistar rat. Fouzia Amamou, Miloud ...
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A Guide to Medicinal Plants in North Africa. 87. □ Morphological Description.

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9 Ancient Abortion Methods So Terrible You'll Be Even More Grateful For The
(If wild colocynth doesn't ring a bell, it's a bitter desert plant with a long medicinal history -- including being recommended for curing werewolves in the 16th century -- and probably worked quite well as an early abortion drug. Why?
Why being a foodie could help you win the spelling bee
Colocynth (spelled incorrectly by Ammy Lin): A spongy fruit which is related to the watermelon. Avgolemono (spelled incorrectly by Kassie McKnight): A soup or sauce made of chicken stock, egg yolks and lemon juice.
Ancient Egyptian cure for a HANGOVER suggests a garland of laurel leaves
Another treatment, this time for intestinal worms, required the physician to cook the cores of dates and a desert plant called colocynth together in sweet beer. He would then have sieved the warm liquid and gave it to the patient to drink for four days.
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In this blessed month of Ramadan, we have now come to the grand finale – the last ten days of Ramadan that are even more blessed than the rest of Ramadan. In it is a night that Quran tells us is better than 1000 months (yes, months – not days).
Ancient Egyptians had state-supported health care
The longest of these, Papyrus Ebers, contains over 800 treatments covering anything from eye problems to digestive disorders.

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Citrullus colocynthis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Citrullus colocynthis, with many common names including colocynth, bitter apple, bitter cucumber, desert gourd, egusi, vine of Sodom, or wild gourd, is a desert ...
COLOCYNTH: Uses, Side Effects, Interactions and Warnings - WebMD
Find patient medical information for COLOCYNTH on WebMD including its uses, effectiveness, side effects and safety, interactions, user ratings and products ...
Colocynthis - Homeopathic Remedies - ABC Homeopathy
Overview of Colocynthis (Coloc) as a homeopathic remedy.
Citrullus colocynthis - Scientific Review on Usage, Dosage, Side
Citrullus colocynthis, also known as bitter cucumber, is a fruit-bearing plant. Low doses of its seeds and fruit can reduce blood glucose levels. Higher doses are ...
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a plant, Citrullus colocynthis, belonging to the gourd family, of the warmer parts of Asia, the Mediterranean region, etc., bearing a round, yellow or green fruit with ...

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