Brassica Nigra

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An annual herb, the seeds and leaves of which contain a glycoside—sinigrin—and an enzyme—myrosin—which on contact with water digests sinigrin, yielding allyl isothiocyanate—mustard oil; mustard is antibacterial, antifungal, antitussive, expectorant, and has been used as a circulatory tonic, and for rheumatic complaints
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Some pollen types obtained from pollen loads of Apis mellifera: A) Acacia auriculiformis; B) Borassus flabellifer; C, D) Brassica nigra; E) Chrozophora rottleri; F) Citrus x aurantiifolia; G) Cocos nucifera; H) Cucumis sativus; I) Delonix regia; J, K) Euphorbia tithymaloides; L) Luffa cylindrical; M) Monochoria hastate; N) Poa gangetica; O, P) Sesamum indicum; Q) Sida acuta; R) Syzygium cumini; S, T) Trema orientalis.
Preliminary studies on antihyperglycemic effect of aqueous extract of Brassica nigra (L.) Koch in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats.
This auxin was used successfully in the somatic embryogenesis of Pisum sativum (Loiseau et al., 1995) and Brassica nigra (Narasimhulu et al., 1992).
rubra), Borage (A) (Borago officinalis), Mustard (A) (Brassica nigra and B.
Like other members of the mustard family, Brassica nigra produces strong-flavored substances that can discourage indiscriminant grazers such as slugs.