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The passion-flower, Passiflora incarnata (family Passifloraceae), a climbing herb of the southern U.S.; the dried flowering and fruiting top has been used in neuralgia, dysmenorrhea, and insomnia, and topically for hemorrhoids and burns.
[L. passio, passion, + flos (flor-), flower]
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Antioxidant capacity and chemical composition of passion fruit peel (Passiflora edulis).
Aril removal has been used as promisor method to increase seeds germination with several results in Passiflora species (Pereira and Dias, 2000; Martins et al., 2006; Osipi et al., 2011; Silva et al., 2015).
(2004) reportaron un total de 95 especies para el genero Passiflora; pero, en los ultimos anos se han ido adicionando nuevos taxones (Boza 2014, Leiva & Tantalean 2015, 2016).
(2013), evaluating growth, mineral composition and total phenotypes of Passiflora genotypes as a function of nitrogen sources, concluded that the Passiflora edulis genotype presented a higher leaf area among the compared genotypes.
Although there are few studies evaluating the use of yellow passion fruit bark (Passiflora edulis) in the treatment of metabolic syndrome (MS), results available in the literature are promising as a clinical alternative for its use as an adjuvant in the control of metabolic disorders associated with this pathology.
Aiming to evaluate the applicability of the method, samples of Passiflora alata tinctures were fortified with FEN.
Key Words: lance flies; Eugenia uniflora; Passiflora caerulea; Citrus sinensis