Commiphora


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Commiphora

(ko-mif'o-ra) [L. Commiphora, fr Gr. kommiphora, gum-bearing]
A genus of nearly 200 flowering plants, shrubs, and tress, native to Africa, Arabia, and India. Several species produce fragrant resins used for incense, perfume, and medication.

Commiphora gileadensis

See: balm of Gilead (1)

Commiphora mukul

See: guggul

Commiphora opobalsamum

See: balm of Gilead (1)

Commiphora wightii

See: guggul
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Commiphora wightii (Arnott) Bhandari-A natural source of guggulsterone: facing a high risk of extinction in its natural habitat.
Control of morphological aberrations in somatic embryogenesis of Commiphora wightii (Arnott) Bhandari (Family Burseraceae) through secondary somatic embryogenesis.
The processing facility is locally owned by the Kunene Conservancy INP Trust, which comprises of five commiphora producing conservancies, namely Puros, Orupembe, Marienfluss, Sanitatas and Okondjombo.
En Venezuela se encuentra representada por 68 especies, de porte arboreo o arbustivo, pertenecientes a los generos Bursera (5 especies), Commiphora (una especie), Crepidospermum (dos especies), Daeryodes (11 especies), Protium (41 especies), Tetragastris (4 especies) y Trattinnickia (4 especies), distribuidas en toda la geografia nacional (Hokche et al.
Antichol; a polyherbal formulation containing extracts of several medicinal plants including Commiphora mukul, Curcuma longa, Emblica officinalis, Terminalia arjuna, Terminalia belerica, Terminalia chebula, Garcinia cambojia and Ptreocarpus marsupium have been reported earlier by many researchers.
Baker Ico Capparis jacobinae Capparaceae Moric ex Eichler Imburana Commiphora Burseraceae leptophloeos(Man.
Another unique plant is the Commiphora wightii of the family of Burseraceae, locally called Eoe1/4Y[pounds sterling]mqelEoe1/4ao.
Best known as one of the gifts of the Three Wise Men offered to the infant Jesus, Myrrh is a rust-coloured resin obtained from several species of Commiphora and Balsamodendron trees, native to the Middle East and Ethiopia.
Antibacterial activities of some constituents from oleo-gum-resin of Commiphora mukul.
Boswellia sacra is the commonest species providing Frankincense and Commiphora myrrha provides Myrrh.