Calotropis procera


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Calotropis procera

Australian plant in the family Asclepiadaceae; probably poisonous through cardiac glycosides. Called also caltrops, king's crown, rubber tree.
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The Calotropis procera extracts are preferred over the extracts of pawpaw because Calotropis procera processed cheese has a sweeter flavor compared to the cheese processed with pawpaw leaf extracts [1].
The thrust of this work is to evaluate the nutritional and microbial qualities of the cheese processed from the extract of the two indigenous plants Calotropis procera (Sodom apple) and Cymbopogon citratus (lemon grass).
Calotropis procera or milkweed naturally grows in southern parts of Iran.
Anti-inflammatory effect of the latex from Calotropis procera in three different experimental models: Peritonitis, paw edema and hemorrhagic cystitis.
Amongst the various activities reported for the plant, Calotropis procera, are protective effects on experimentally induced gastric ulcers in rats (Bharti et al.
Protective effect of Calotropis procera latex extracts on experimentally induced gastric ulcers in rat.
Researchers have discovered that Dalbergia sissoo and Calotropis procera are the ideal plant species to monitor lead and carbon in the air, as lead and carbon mostly come from vehicle exhaust pollution.
many similarly useful or illuminating titbits, such as the fact that Calotropis procera (called shakhr in Arabic) works in symbiosis with the plain tiger butterfly, which makes use of the plantAAEs poisonous sap to protect it from predators.
This community type is distributed throughout the wade which is dominated by Alhagi maurorum and accompanied with Rhynchosia minima, Calotropis procera, Zilla spinosa and Pennisetum divisum.
All of them are xerophytic species and those which can grow in disturbed habitats like Salsola imbricate, Rhazya stricta, Haloxylon salicornicum, Calotropis procera, Alhagi sp.
The alcoholic extract of the latex obtained from Calotropis procera (Asclepidaceae) was evaluated for protection against isoproterenol (20 mg/100g body wt.
Calotropis procera is dense in location (A) which indicates that this location is disturbed one, and then its density decreases as we go toward the complete protected zone and still present in location (B) but in scanty state.