Short- and long-term effects of various Citrullus colocynthis
seed extracts in normal and streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.
Citrullus colocynthis (melon) is creeping annual, belonging to the gourd family Ucurbtaceae (Sampson and Corner, 1980).
19% respectively and for Citrullus colocynthis were 4.
The Citrullus colocynthis extract was obtained by drying the plant part, then finely powered and extracted with boiling in methanol.
The study of the extract of various parts of plant Citrullus colocynthis in different acid concentration solutions and homogeneous solution of two acids have prove them to be effective inhibitors of the corrosion of mild steel.
The present study was carried out to develop an efficient protocol for callus induction, total cucurbitacins and cucurbitacin-E accumulation under the effect of different growth regulators and explant types of Citrullus colocynthis (Handel).
Murashige and Skoog media supplemented with different concentration of growth regulators for callus induction of Citrullus colocynthis.
Key words: alopecia, hair growth, Citrullus colocynthis, bitter apple
Citrullus colocynthis (Cucurbitaceae) is a herb which has been recommended as a hair growth promoter in traditional literature.
In the southern Punjab region of Pakistan, the herdsmen use a number of plants like Lamium amplexicaule, Mallotus philippinensis, Withania somnifera, Azadirachta indica, and Citrullus colocynthis
as anthelmintics for their cattle (Jabbar, A.
A comparative study on Citrullus colocynthis
plant grown in different altitudinal locations in Saudi Arabia.
Eight plants were selected for this study: Cleome arabica, Citrullus colocynthis
, Datura stramonium, Nerium oleander, Peganum harmala and Pistacia atlantica were collected in the area of Laghouat (400 km south of Algiers); Ricinus communis was obtained from Beni Isguen (Ghardaia, 600 km south of Algiers); and Pistacia lentiscus was collected from Berouaguia (Media, 88 km south of Algiers).