bilimbi

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bilimbi

A fruit tree of the genus Averrhoa, which has a natural range from India to Indonesia. It is used by native herbalists for an array of ailments: topically for itching, insect bites, swelling, rheumatism and rashes; internally for mumps, thrush, common cold, cough, inflammation, as a post-partum tonic and for sexually transmitted infections.

There are no peer-reviewed data to support bilimbi’s efficacy for any of the above conditions.
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Thai fruit extracts from Antidesma ghaesembilla, Averrhoa bilimbi, Malpighia glabra, Mangifera indica, Sandoricum koetjape, Syzygium malaccense, and Ziziphus jujuba inhibit oxidative stress in HEK-293 cells by increasing the production of antioxidant enzymes such as catalase, GPx, and Mn-SOD.
Averrhoa bilimbi Linn-Nature's Drug Store-A pharmacological review.
Vida util pos-colheita de frutos de bilimbi (Averrhoa bilimbi L.) armazenadas sob refrigeracao.
Bark of Oroxylum indicum is boiled in water along with leaves of Averrhoa bilimbi, leaves of Swertia chirayita, leaves of Ziziphus mauritiana, leaves of chana pata (unidentified), and leaves of Phyllanthus emblica.
Gold and silver nanoparticles were synthesized by a rapid, eco-friendly (biogenic, green route) process using Averrhoa bilimbi Linn, fruit extract as a reducing agent.
Geetha, "Flowering and fruit development in bilimbi (Averrhoa bilimbi) L.," South Indian Horticulture, vol.
Tan, "Effects of Averrhoa bilimbi leaf extract on blood glucose and lipids in streptozotocin-diabetic rats," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
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