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Chinese medicine see Chinese wild raspberry
Herbal medicine Rubus idaeus, European red raspberry, red raspberry A shrub, the leaves of which contain fragarine and tannin; raspberry leaf infusions may be used to ease muscle spasms, diarrhoea, morning sickness, colds, or sore throat
Drug slang A regional term for a woman who trades sex acts for crack cocaine or for money to buy it
Nutrition A shrub, the fruit of which contains sugars, citric and malic acid, pectin, vitamins A, B, C, volatile oil
Vox populi A rude sound made with the tongue and lips to express derision or contempt

raspberry,

n Latin name:
Rubus idaeus; parts used: berries, leaves, roots; uses: antidiabetic, antimicrobial, diuretic, antiinflammatory, cough, kidney stones, urinary infections, morning sickness, eases labor; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, antidiabetic medications. Also called
bramble, bramble of Mount Ida, hindberry, or
red raspberry.
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Place equal amounts of raspberries on top of each muffin.
We've been growing raspberries in Scotland for over 100 years and with an abundance of berry farmers -33 and counting - it's about time we celebrated Scotland's super-berry.
According to the Mayor of Loznitsa, Ayhan Hashamov, the production of raspberries is yet to develop in the region.
Although the exact origin of raspberries (Rubus spp.
BLACK RASPBERRY JULEP Ingredients: 50ml Belvedere Black Raspberry Julep, six fresh raspberries, 15ml simple syrup, handful of fresh mint.
Serve three waffles per person, sprinkled with icing sugar and topped with raspberries and a scoop of raspberry or lemon sorbet.
This and other aphids are important virus vectors in North American black raspberries.
The reason why taking the raspberry-ketone extract is important -- as opposed to just eating raspberries -- is that one would have to eat nearly 90 pounds of raspberries to get the same effects as taking 100 to 200 milligrams of the supplement, Oz said.
To serve, cut the raspberries into half, place on top of the cheesecake, spoon over a little of the raspberry coulis and dust with icing sugar.
Raspberry Mule 2 shots vodka 1 shot fresh lime juice ' shot raspberry liqueur dash sugar syrup 5 fresh raspberries ginger beer METHOD: Place vodka, lime juice, raspberry liqueur, sugar syrup and raspberries in a cocktail shaker and mash up the raspberries with a bar spoon.
Raspberries are being promoted as part of the Seasonal Berries campaign, which next week kicks off its consumer media campaign with a tasting event for journalists.
Complementing its Citrus and Orange flavors, Belvedere vodka has introduced Belvedere Black Raspberry, which uses raspberries from the Podlasie area of Poland.