Commiphora


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Commiphora

 

a genus of plants of the family Burseraceae. They are usually spiny trees and shrubs. There are approximately 185 species, distributed predominantly in arid tropical regions of Africa and Madagascar; some species are found in Arabia, on Socotra Island, and in India. Many species of Commiphora yield valuable resins, balsams, and gums. The species Commiphora abyssinica is the source of the aromatic resin myrrh. Balm in Gilead is obtained from the species C. opobalsamum. Other Commiphora yield aromatic resins known as bdelliums.

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Materials and methods: The ethanol extract of gum of Commiphora myrrha was prepared using 85% ethanol hydroalcoholic solvent.
An oil distillation facility for mopane and commiphora resin was officially opened this week at Opuwo.
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Whereas, the vegetation at Gadap area representing late succession was dominated by Commiphora wightii (Am) Bhandari, Grewia tenax (Forsk) Fiori, Euphorbia caducifolia Haines, Vernonia cinerescens SchBip, Grewia villosa Willd.
The Borana rangelands have perennial herbaceous cover that is interrupted in place by woody vegetation that is dominated by Acacia and Commiphora species (Coppock, 1994).
Another study found that the decrease in concentration of TNF-[alpha] in serum and peritoneal exudate of animals treated with myrrh, an essential oil obtained from species of the genus Commiphora, increased survival in severe sepsis.
Myrrh: Commiphora molmol resin is thought to stimulate the production of white blood cells, making it a good choice when an anti-microbial is required.
Giraffe require regular access to drinking water, and are almost exclusively browsers, feeding from the more elevated branches of Acacia, Combretum, Commiphora and Terminalia trees
Boustise is made with natural extracts such as Mediterranean Brown Sea Fern, Punica Geranium, Commiphora Mayrrha and Tamarindus Indica.