elaeagnus angustifolia

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Related to elaeagnus angustifolia: Elaeagnus commutata, Elaeagnus umbellata
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russian olive

russian olive

Small tree grows to 20 ft (7m). Thin lance shaped silvery leaves like olive tree, yellow 4-petal flowers, red edible sweet, but mealy fruit resembling olives. Fruit can be powdered and is used for rheumatoid arthritis and joint pain.
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Evaluation of antioxidant properties of Elaeagnus angustifolia flowers.
Investigation of the direct effects of the alcoholic extract of Elaeagnus angustifolia L.
In folk medicines, Elaeagnus angustifolia (Elaeagnaceae) is a Mediterranean medicine representative of the family Elaeagnaceae, commonly named oleaster, which is cultivated in north American, Eurasia as far southwards as Malaysia, Australia, northern regions of Asia to the Himalayas and Europe and for centuries in the desert and sub desert regions of western Asia including Iran (32-35).
Effect of aqueous extract of Elaeagnus angustifolia fruit on experimental cutaneous wound healing in rats.