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


A poisonous ornamental evergreen shrub, Nerium oleander.

oleander (ōˑ·lē·anˈ·dr),

n Latin names:
Nerium oleander, Nerium odoratum; part used: leaves; uses: diuretic, cardiac conditions, menstrual complaints, laxative, insecticide, abortifacient, parasiticide, anthel-mintic, warts; precautions: abortifacient, pregnancy, lactation, children, cardiac glycosides, toxic. Also called
adelfa, laurier rose, rosa Francesca, rosa laurel, or
rose bay.


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As shown in table (1), the effect of different percentages of hydrogel, irrigation interval as well as their interaction on the number of roots per cuttings of Nerium oleander was statistically significant (pr < 0.
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