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Atista Indica, Glycosmis pentaphylla    Synonyms: Glycosmis arborea, Glycosmis quinquefoliaGin Berry, opal orange, orangeberry, rum berry, tooth brush plant • Bengali: আশশেওড়া, বন জামির, মাতখিলা।Family: Rutaceae (Lemon family) Pharmacological activities Various in vitro and in vivo studies on extracts and individual phytoconstituents isolated from G. pentaphylla have demonstrated prominent anticancer, antimutagenic, antimicrobial, anthelmintic and mosquitocidal activities owing to selective and non-selective cytotoxic effects on vital biological targets. […]

Acalypha indica,Indian Acalypha, Indian Mercury, Indian Copperleaf, Indian Nettle, Three-seeded Mercury is an herbaceous annual that has catkin-like inflorescences with cup-shaped involucres surrounding the minute flowers. It is mainly known for its root being attractive to domestic cats, and for its various medicinal uses. It occurs throughout the Tropics. The plant has many traditional medicinal uses. In Madagascar, the crushed plant is used for […]

Malnutrition refers to deficiencies, excesses, or imbalances in a person’s intake of energy and/or nutrients. The term malnutrition addresses 3 broad groups of conditions: • undernutrition, which includes wasting (low weight-for-height), stunting (low height-for-age) and underweight (low weight-for-age); • micronutrient-related malnutrition, which includes micronutrient deficiencies (a lack of important vitamins and minerals) or micronutrient excess; […]

Motion sickness (travel sickness, car sickness) is a general sense of not feeling well, nausea, vomiting, headache, and sweating that is caused when Your brain receives signals from motion-sensing parts of your body: your eyes, inner ears, muscles and joints. When these parts send conflicting information, your brain doesn’t know whether you’re stationary or moving. Your brain’s confused reaction […]

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