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Ficus, the partially dried fruit of Ficus carica (family Moraceae); used as a nutrient, mild laxative, and demulcent.
[L. ficus; A.S. fic]
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(2012) performed artificial pollination in Ficus carica L.
Aqueous and organic extract of leaves of Ficus carica had similar hypoglycemic effect in diabetic rats and it was also studied that diabetic complications may be caused as a result of oxidative stress (Perez et al., 2003).
Por ejemplo, el higo biblico es, para el botanico actual, el ficus carica. Asi, el primer obstaculo que debe superar Boureux es el de la nomenclatura biblica.
The common fig (Ficus carica) shares a genus with nearly a thousand other figs, including Banyan trees, Sycamore figs, Strangler vines, and even the potted Ficus trees so often neglected in office foyers.
The antimicrobial activity of Carissa carandas L., Ficus carica L., and Olea europaeae L.
Fig (Ficus carica) seeds indicate trade as the plant grows in temperate areas.
explained that ethanolic extract of Ficus carica produces stimulatory effect on humoral and cell-mediated immune response in experimental animals and suggested its therapeutic use in immunological disorders.
Key-words: characterization, Ficus carica L, maturation, physico-chemic quality
From a structural viewpoint, this vegetation is characterized by intricate, almost impenetrable bushes, such as Rubus ulmifolius, Ficus carica and Spartium junceum.