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Chinese medicine see Chinese wild raspberry
Herbal medicine Rubus idaeus, European red raspberry, red raspberry A shrub, the leaves of which contain fragarine and tannin; raspberry leaf infusions may be used to ease muscle spasms, diarrhoea, morning sickness, colds, or sore throat
Drug slang A regional term for a woman who trades sex acts for crack cocaine or for money to buy it
Nutrition A shrub, the fruit of which contains sugars, citric and malic acid, pectin, vitamins A, B, C, volatile oil
Vox populi A rude sound made with the tongue and lips to express derision or contempt

raspberry,

n Latin name:
Rubus idaeus; parts used: berries, leaves, roots; uses: antidiabetic, antimicrobial, diuretic, antiinflammatory, cough, kidney stones, urinary infections, morning sickness, eases labor; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, antidiabetic medications. Also called
bramble, bramble of Mount Ida, hindberry, or
red raspberry.
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For raspberries, apply 1 ounce of actual nitrogen (N) per plant.
Scottish raspberries have always been popular throughout the UK and in the late 50s, raspberries were taken from Scotland to Covent Garden on a steam train known as the Raspberry Special.
5 Once regarded as a crop for late summer, raspberries are now available to enjoy from June until November.
The annual production of raspberries amounts to 8000 tonnes and 80% of it is exported to the Netherlands, Germany and the UK, according to Standard daily.
VANILLA CHEESECAKE Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 200g digestive biscuits 100g unsalted butter 1tbsp caster sugar 600g full-fat cream cheese 2 medium eggs 125g caster sugar 1tsp vanilla extract 300ml soured cream 3tbsp seedless raspberry jam 250g mix of raspberries and strawberries (halved) METHOD Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.
Although the exact origin of raspberries (Rubus spp.
BLACK RASPBERRY JULEP Ingredients: 50ml Belvedere Black Raspberry Julep, six fresh raspberries, 15ml simple syrup, handful of fresh mint.
Serve three waffles per person, sprinkled with icing sugar and topped with raspberries and a scoop of raspberry or lemon sorbet.
This and other aphids are important virus vectors in North American black raspberries.
The reason why taking the raspberry-ketone extract is important -- as opposed to just eating raspberries -- is that one would have to eat nearly 90 pounds of raspberries to get the same effects as taking 100 to 200 milligrams of the supplement, Oz said.
Summer red raspberries bear clusters of plump berries in early to midsummer on canes that grew the season before (called "floricanes").
Our black Labrador, Molly, developed a taste for raspberries.