caper plant

caper plant (kāˑ·per plantˑ),

n Latin name:
Capparis spinosa; part used: bark, buds, leaves; uses: relieves pain; destroys and removes intestinal worms; relieves hemorrhoids; gentle bowel movements; removes obstructions within the body; purifies and cleanses blood; induces urination; stimulates menstrual flow; induces removal of mucus secretion; in-creases appetite; promotes bowel evacuation; cough, eye infections, stomach pain, vaginal thrush, and gout; precautions: can cause allergic contact dermatitis. Also called
caper, caper bush, kabar, and
kebre.
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If the mature Caper plant has to be transplanted to other zone, wet winter and spring seasons are more suitable.
The essential oil components can be stored up by Caper leafs because of the active ingredient present in chemical content of Caper plant.
It should be noted that the soil, fertilizers and other cultural factors affect the presence and quality of these minerals in Caper plant [70].
By Fran Gillespie/Doha 1 The showy flower of the Caper plant.
II Kings 4:39) One of the most attractive wild flowering plants in Qatar is the Caper plant, Capparis spinosa, with its large, showy, pink and white petals.
This is all a part of sustainable development," commented Dr Richer, highlighting a number of native species that produce colourful blooms or edible fruit, including the common caper plant (known locally as shafallah) and the country's iconic sidra tree.
But in general, this caper plant was a reminder of the truth of that piece of land, the nature of its soil and the plants that used to grow on it before my parents uprooted them all, eliminating them as part of their plan for a paradise.
We did not really need a storage room, but they said at least that way they could put the space to good use, instead of it being taken up by that caper plant, which they couldn't see the use in.
They are carefully distinguished in the Mishnah and the Talmud from the shoots, temarot, and the floral envelopes, apperisin; and declared to be the fruit of the alef or caper plant.
Caper plant belong to the family capparidaceae and is known since 7800 years.
In a 1999 paper delivered to the 3rd International Congress on the Shroud of Turin (June 6, Turin, Italy), Danin and Baruch identified images of the crown chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum coronarium), the rock rose (Cistus creticus), the bean caper plant (Zygopkyllum dumosum), and the blooms of the tumbleweed (Gundelia tournefortii).
Such type of study at a broad level would enable selection of highly nutritive caper plants to fight against malnutrition.