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
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
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.
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.
I drew nearer to the building and saw that it was nothing else but the caper plant, blossoming anew, this time from between the cracks in the wall.
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.
The economic importance of caper plant (young flower buds, known as capers, are greatly favored for seasoning and different parts of the plant are used in the manufacture of medicines and cosmetics) led to a significant increase in both the area under cultivation and production levels during the late 1980s.
Caper plant belong to the family capparidaceae and is known since 7800 years.
For example, the caper plant, the high adaptation inefficient due to property, arid and arid areas maintenance-free agriculture is an important feature of high nutritional flower buds, fruits and young shoots human nutrition and the treatment of the roots, used in medicine, as well as many types of erosion control, landscaping, cosmetics and animal production benefit in such areas as nutrition, such as importance in recent years due to the international market gained.
Clinging caper plants are dominant on the medieval limestone-made ramparts of Alcudia and the bastions of Palma (Majorca, Spain).
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).