averrhoa carambola

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star fruit

Waxy fruit has star shape when cut in slices. Entire fruit is edible, including the waxy skin. Juicy insides are tart, sour. Tastes like mix of apple, pear and citrus. High vitamin C, antioxidants, beta-carotene, fiber, anti-microbial. Useful for blood pressure, vision, cholesterol. Contains oxalic acid, avoid if you have kidney problems. Has compounds that increase medication dosage in body (like grapefruit) Tree grows 15-36 ft (5-12m)
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Pure nanocrystalline ZnO (29 nm) and Ti-doped ZnO (26 nm) dilute magnetic semiconductors have been successfully synthesized by a modified oxalate process for the first time, using Averrhoa carambola fruit juice as the source of the precipitating agent.
O'Hare, "Use of modified atmosphere to extend shelf life of fresh-cut carambola (Averrhoa carambola L.
(2009) verificaram que as estacas de caramboleira (Averrhoa carambola) retiradas de plantas juvenis se mostraram mais eficientes na formacao de raizes adventicias, quando comparadas com aquelas retiradas de plantas adultas.
Incidencia de Anastrepha obliqua (Macquart) y Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae) en carambola (Averrhoa carambola L.) en ocho localidades del Estado de Sao Paulo, Brasil.
(2011), verificaram-se valores de comprimento variando entre 2,6 a 9,7cm, com media de 7,6 [+ or -] 0,9cm, em todos os estadios de maturacao e tamanho para frutos de Averrhoa carambola L.
Hepatoprotective activity of Averrhoa carambola stem ethanolic extract on C[Cl.sub.4] induced liver damage in rats.