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hu·mu·lus

(hyū'mū-lŭs),
The dried fruits (strobiles) of Humulus lupulus (family Moraceae), a climbing herb of central and northern Asia, Europe, and North America; an aromatic bitter, mildly sedative, and a diuretic; primarily used in the brewing industry for giving aroma and flavor to beer.
Synonym(s): hops
[Mediev. L.]

hops

Herbal medicine
A perennial vine that contains amino acids, flavonoids, glycosides (astralagin, quercitrin, rutin) and various other compounds, such as citral, geraniol, humulone, linionine, lupulone, serolidol and bitter resin. Hops are anti-bacterial (due to humulone and lupulone), mildly sedative, and have been used for insomnia, to relax smooth muscle and, in combination with other herbs, to treat irritable bowel syndrome.
 
Toxic effect
Contact dermatitis.
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To extract more flavor from its hops, in 2017 Cabarrus installed the ShockWave Xtractor from Hydro Dynamics, Inc., a Rome, Georgia-based company that harnesses the power of cavitation, which applies energy to fluids in order to extract flavor from hops, wood chips, fruits and other compounds for beer and liquor.
These cones are the actual hops flowers and preferred by brewers and herbalists.
Grapes grow on vines, while hops grow on bines, and they'll always climb whatever structure they are growing up in a clockwise fashion.
where [H.sub.i] is the number of hops between the anchor node i and the unknown node, and [H.sub.j] represents the hops between all anchor nodes and the unknown node.
"Terroir has a great influence on the flavor of hops," says Bonnie Steinman.
Simon Doherty, 33, who runs the Artisan Brewery in Pontcanna, Cardiff, highlighted the importance of projects that encourage hops to be grown locally.
It's about supporting traditional British floor maltings and hop suppliers, and going back to British ingredients to treat them with care and consideration - as well as in the right quantities to show off their qualities.
People are benefiting a lot from it," said Shamsher Singh, a farmer.he various varieties of hops cultivated in the region are the hybrid and late cluster.
Most hops were grown in Springfield, notably by Alexander Seavey, a sailor, pack-train driver and pioneer merchant, and his sons.
Hops also contain oils, which contribute characteristic aromas to the brew.
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