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Photo Gallery Board / Re: Arillas sunsets
« Last post by kevin-beverly on Today at 09:05:32 AM »


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E FOR EFTICHIA

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Papaver

Papaver common name Poppy is a genus of 70100 species of frost-tolerant annuals, biennials, and perennials native to temperate and cold regions of Eurasia, Africa and North America. It is the type genus of the poppy family, Papaveraceae. Papaveraceae. This poppy is notable as an agricultural weed and after World War I as a symbol of dead soldiers. Before the advent of herbicides, P. rhoeas sometimes was abundant in agricultural fields  Papaver somniferum, commonly known as the opium poppy, or breadseed poppy, is a species of flowering plant in the family Papaveraceae. It is the species of plant from which opium and poppy seeds are derived and is a valuable ornamental plant, grown in gardens
 
Habitat
It grows in fields, beside roads and grasslands

 

The leaves and latex have an acrid taste and are mildly poisonous to grazing animals. A sterile hybrid with Papaver dubium is known, P. x hungaricum, that is intermediate in all characters with P. rhoeas.

It is used as a medicinal plant. Papaver rhoeas is found in Iran and other countries of the world. It is used for treating diarrhea, cough, and sleep disorders and for analgesia-sedation purposes. It is also used for reducing opioid abstinence symptoms

Opium poppy 
Papaver somniferum, commonly known as the opium poppy, or breadseed poppy, is a species of flowering plant in the family Papaveraceae. It is the species of plant from which opium and poppy seeds are derived and is a valuable ornamental plant, grown in gardens.


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Arillas general information / Re: Arillas Today
« Last post by Eggy on Yesterday at 12:56:32 PM »
Arillas Today , with a nice dry 21deg and warm , plus a phone line and a better download speed means that I now have , not only a life but also those less important things back, which we managed to do wiihout for 9 days. (Recommend you try it for a week)
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Photo Gallery Board / Re: Arillas sunsets
« Last post by kevin-beverly on Yesterday at 09:56:03 AM »


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Photo Gallery Board / Re: Arillas sunsets
« Last post by kevin-beverly on Yesterday at 09:47:32 AM »


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Photo Gallery Board / Re: A to Z - Photographs of Arillas and Corfu
« Last post by kevin-beverly on Yesterday at 09:45:18 AM »



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Walking in Arillas and north west Corfu / Re: Walking around corfu
« Last post by kevin-beverly on Yesterday at 09:26:50 AM »


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Capsicum

Capsicum, the peppers, is a genus of flowering plants in the nightshade family Solanaceae. Its species are native to the Americas, where they have been cultivated for thousands of years. Following the Columbian Exchange, it has become cultivated worldwide, and it has also become a key element in many cuisines.You can see these plants around Arillas back roads growing for the restaurants and for themself
Capsicum comes in different sizes colours and strength The Scoville scale is a measurement of the pungency (spiciness/heat) of chili peppers and other spicy foods, as recorded in Scoville Heat Units (SHU) based on the concentration of capsaicin  Capsicum, also known as red pepper or chili pepper, is an herb. The fruit of the capsicum plant is used to make medicine 




Painful exposures to capsaicin-containing peppers are among the most common plant-related exposures presented to poison centers. They cause burning or stinging pain to the skin and, if ingested in large amounts by adults or small amounts by children, can produce nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and burning diarrhea.

Capsicum is used for various problems with digestion including upset stomach, intestinal gas, stomach pain, diarrhea, and cramps. It is also used for conditions of the heart and blood vessels including poor circulation, excessive blood clotting, high cholesterol, and preventing heart disease. Is capsicum good for health?
Capsicum, be it the green, red or yellow, not only tastes great but is equally healthy and nutritious. It is known to be laden with a wide range of essential vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, phytochemicals, fiber. From heart to skin, the health benefits of capsicum will leave you with a mouth open in awe.




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Walking in Arillas and north west Corfu / Re: Walking around corfu
« Last post by kevin-beverly on Yesterday at 08:53:59 AM »


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Lantana camara

Lantana camara, also known as big-sage (Malaysia), wild-sage, red-sage, white-sage (Caribbean), tickberry (South Africa), and West Indian lantana is a species of flowering plant within the verbena family, Verbenaceae, that is native to the American tropics.   it was brought back to Europe by Dutch explorers and cultivated widely, soon spreading into Asia and Oceania, where it established itself as a notorious weed
You can find this plant just past the Rainbow towards the bakery it comes in different colors very vibrant



Are Lantana poisonous to humans?
A tropical shrub with variously colored flowers, Lantana camara is also known as West Indian Lantana or just Lantana. It is toxic to cattle, which might end up downing a lot of it when grazing. Its effects on humans haven't been studied, but one 1964 report on 17 children suggested it could be harmful for us, too The edibility of Lantana berries is contested. Some experts claim Lantana berries are edible when ripe though like many fruit are mildly poisonous if eaten while still green.


Studies conducted in India have found that Lantana leaves can display antimicrobial, fungicidal and insecticidal properties. L. camara has also been used in traditional herbal medicines for treating a variety of ailments, including cancer, skin itches, leprosy, rabies, chicken pox, measles, asthma and ulcers.






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Arillas general information / Re: Arillas Today
« Last post by Eggy on October 15, 2018, 10:34:12 PM »
No landline back , and it has now been 8 daYS!!! - Internet speed is 0.68 mbps!! - I can pee faster than that!!
However , Arillas Today finishes at 18deg at 11pm and the day has been so inviting that bodies are still strewn around the beach and short sleeves/shirts are the way to go. - So .... who wants phones and internet??-Maybe just get a life.
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Negg
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