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A tree used by Native Americans as antipyretic and laxative, and by Western herbalists as an appetite stimulant, and to treat renal and hepatic disease
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The addition of cornelian cherry juice to burger batters caused changes in their pH value.
Pollen Morphology and Anatomy of Cornelian Cherry (Cornus mas L.) Cultivars, Hortscience 44(2): 519-522.
The cornelian cherry (Cornus mas L.) is a medicinal plant with hypolipidemic and hypoglycemic effects (Seymour et al., 2009; Mirbadal and Shirdel,2010; Shamsi et al., 2010).
Indeed, another name for the cornelian cherry tree is "sorbet tree," because it was the juice of the cherries that was used to flavor the original Persian sorbets.
The TSS values observed for numbers 4 and 5 were higher than those reported in other studies for fruits such as blackberry [21], raspberry [21, 23], red currant, gooseberry, cornelian cherry [23], and sour and sweet cherry [24, 25].
In this study, the effect of a freeze-dried fruit addition of cornelian cherry to three different diets was evaluated to verify the hypothesis of a protective impact of cornelian cherry on antioxidant status.
To seal the deal, Weaver sent us a jar of Cornelian cherry preserves he had just finished making, and we sent him a box of the 'Red Astrachan' apples.
THE cornelian cherry, Cornus mas, is an extraordinary shrub, reaching a height of about 3.6m.
Other plants with ornamental qualities and tasty fruits include: cornelian cherry, a small tree clothed with yellow blossoms in early spring; maypop, an herbaceous vine with large, intricate, breathtaking flowers; lowbush blueberry, a ground-hugging shrub with nodding white blossoms in spring, leaves that turn crimson in autumn, and stems that remain reddish through winter.
It includes a range of unusual fruits, things which most of us would only think of growing for their ornamental value, such as Cornelian cherry (Cornus mas), salmon berry (Rubus spectabilis), medlar (Mespilus germanica) and autumn olive (Elaeagnus sp.).
Both are types of cornelian cherry and can reach a height of three to four metres.