• The bark of Blighia sapida (Igi isin) and seeds of Xylopia aethiopica (Eru) are soaked with local alcohol for three days. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Blighia sapida Koenig (ackee) (Figure 1) is native to West Africa. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Lopez, "Saccharides and fructooligosaccharides composition of green and ripe Averrhoa carambola, Blighia sapida and Spondias dulcis fruits," Food Chemistry, vol. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Developed in Litchi chinensis to Blighia sapida (Sapindaceae)," Plant Molecular Biology Reporter, vol. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In Benin, several medicinal plants such as Brideliaferruginea, Blighia sapida , and Khaya senegalensis are used by women to control the dried yam beetle D. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Salau, "Polyphenolic extract of Blighia sapida arilli prevents N- nitrosodiethylamine-mediated oxidative onslaught on microsomal protein, lipid and DNA," Food Bioscience, vol. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Heavy ingestion of the immature aril (fruit) of ackee ( Blighia sapida ) or other members of the soapberry family (Sapindaceae), including lychee (Litchi sinensis), rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum), and longan (Dimocarpus longan), by an undernourished child with low glycogen/glucose stores probably has the potential to result in toxic hypoglycemic syndrome. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Fatal intoxication due to ackee ( Blighia sapida ) in Suriname and French Guyana. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Among these species, three (Bridelia ferruginea, Blighia sapida , and Khaya senegalensis) were reported to be insecticide while four (Piliostigma thonningii, Lophira lanceolata, Tectona grandis, and Sorghum bicolor) were said to be dyes and insect repulsive (Table 6). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Proximate composition and possible industrial utilization of chemical Blighia sapida seed and seed oils. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Tree-planting programs that use trees showing allelopathic effects (such as Eucalyptus or Blighia sapida ) or that have negative effects on understory or epiphytic organisms (such as non-native species of pines), would not qualify for funding under this program. (google.com)
  • Blighia is a genus of four species of flowering plants in the soapberry family, Sapindaceae, native to tropical Africa from Guinea east to Kenya. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2009. Triterpenoids from the stem bark of Blighia unijugata Bak (Sapindaceae) . (ac.ke)
  • A phytochemical investigation of Blighia unijugata led to the isolation of eleven hederagenin glycosides. (elsevier.com)
  • Among these compounds, six are previously undescribed, two are described in their native forms for the first time and three are known whereas firstly isolated from Blighia unijugata. (elsevier.com)
  • Blighia unijugata is a plant used in traditional to treat many pains and diseases such as fever, headaches, kidney pain and stiffness, dizziness and high blood pressure. (wjpps.com)
  • So, the present study was aimed to evaluate the effects of a butanol fraction from the leaves of Blighia unijugata (BFBu) on the arterial blood pressure of rabbit and to determine its mechanism of action. (wjpps.com)
  • These results revealed the existence of several conserved structural features that could be used as chemotaxonomic markers for the Blighia genus such as the glycosidic sequence 3-O-α-L-arabinopyranosyl-(1 → 4)-β-D-glucopyranosyl-(1 → 3)-α-L-rhamnopyranosyl-(1 → 2)-α-L-arabinopyranosyl, the occurrence of 3-O-acetylated β-D-glucopyranosyl units and the systematic presence of hederagenin as aglycone. (elsevier.com)
  • Ackee (Blighia sapida) is the national fruit of Jamaica as well as a component of the dish - ackee and codfish. (gov.jm)
  • The botanical name of the fruit - Blighia Sapida - was given in honour of Captain William Bligh of "Mutiny on the Bounty" fame, who in 1793 took plants of the fruit from Jamaica to England. (gov.jm)
  • Comparability of the amino acid composition of aril and seed of blighia sapida fruit. (ajfand.net)
  • scientific name - Blighia Sapida. (texspice.co.uk)
  • Belongs to the Sapindaceae or Soapberry family, which includes the Ackee (Blighia sapida) , Kenip (Melicoccus bijugatus) , and Savonette or Soap Tree (Sapindus saponaria) . (dominicagardens.com)