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o·le·an·der

(ō'lē-an'dĕr),
The bark and leaves of Nerium oleander (family Apocynaceae), a shrub of the eastern Mediterranean; formerly used as a diuretic and heart tonic.

oleander

(ō″lē-ăn′dĕr)
A poisonous ornamental evergreen shrub, Nerium oleander.
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Sheikh, "Effect of nerium oleander (N.O.) leaves extract on serum hepcidin, total iron, and infiltration of ED1 positive cells in albino rat," BioMed Research International, vol.
Activated carbon prepared from Nerium oleander leaves was characterized for its physical properties and is summarized as:
In another study Hussain and Gorsi (2004) reported that chloroform extracts of Nerium oleander showed high activity against Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli and Aspergillus niger.
(2012) concluiram que o acido indolbutirico nas concentracoes de 1000 e 2000 mg [kg.sup.-1] foi efetivo para aumentar a porcentagem de enraizamento de estacas herbaceas de duas variedades de espirradeira (Nerium oleander L.).
Minimum inhibitory concentration analysis of Nerium oleander against bacterial pathogens.
Treatment of diabetic rats with glimepiride or Nerium oleander extract also improved liver enzymes activities (anti-diabetic activity) [34].
Toxicological effects of neem (Azadirachta indica), Kanair (Nerium oleander) and spinosad (Tracer 240 SC) on the red flour beetle (Tribolium castaneum) (Herbst.).
Oleander (Nerium oleander) is quite common in parks and roadsides as it has quite beautiful floral display, but contains deadly toxins.
spicata + Nerium oleander + Pistacia terebinthus - Platanus orientalis + B.C Dapne gnidioides - Junglans Regia + Juniperus oxycedrus + Origanum onites - Sideritis pisidica + Verbascum spp.
This is an extract of the attractive shrub Nerium oleander L., which has been used for decades as an adjunctive cancer treatment.
- Darren Raven, Colchester, Essex neriUM oleander 2makes a great patio plant, if, in winter, you have somewhere to house it with warm, dry conditions like its native north Africa, Asia and the Med.
Nature lover Reza Khan said nerium oleander which grows in the wet wadi beds of the Hajar mountains is very poisonous and contains toxins like oleandrin and neriine which are cardiac glycosides.