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July 8th 2021
Published: July 11th 2021
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Moringa oleifera - a tree with nutritional, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Catha edulis - whose fresh leaves when chewed reduce physical fatigue, appetite, and increase alertness.

Hypericum perforatum - with antidepressant and antiviral properties.

Withania somnifera - whose active ingredients have hypnotic effects and also favour the expulsion of kidney stones.

Papaya - whose scientific name is Carica Papaya, is a tree from Central America, known for its edible and papain - rich fruits, an active ingredient with proteolic functions.

THEMES
●Medicinal plants
●Papaya

TERMINOLOGY
●hypnotic effects - sleep inducing effects
●papain - proteolytic enzyme extracted from the raw fruit of the papaya plant
●proteolic functions - breaking down of proteins into amino acids

REFERENCES
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The Botanical Garden of Palermo




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