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  1. Apr 2019
    1. Cancamon[edit] The lexicographer Bar Seroshewai considered the Arabic dseru (ﺿﺮﻭ), a tree of Yemen known as kamkam (ﮐﻤﮑﺎﻡ) or kankam (ﮐﻨﮑﺎﻡ), Syriac qazqamun (ܩܙܩܡܘܢ), Greek κάγκαμον, Latin cancamum, mentioned by Dioscorides (De materia medica 1.32) and Pliny (Hist. Nat. 12.44; 12.98).[28][30][31] Cancamon has been held for Balsamodendron kataf,[31] but also as Aleurites laccifera (Euphorbiaceae), Ficus spec. (Artocarpeae), and Butea frondosa (Papilionaceae).[32] Sanskrit kunkuma (कुनकुम) is saffron (Crocus sativus).
  2. Sep 2015
    1. Modern scientific evidence has also well supported the beneficial impact of saffron stigma and petal extracts as well as crocin in the treatment of mild to moderate depression.

      Jim at Phocus Farms in Port Angeles WA was the one who first mentioned to me that he had read of saffron petals being used to craft anti-depressant elixirs.

  3. Aug 2015
  4. afghanag.ucdavis.edu afghanag.ucdavis.edu
    1. +45ºC and minimum of -18ºC.

      temperatures equivalents in Fahrenheit are

      +113F and minimum of 0.4F

    2. jerib

      A jerib or djerib is a unit of land measure. While some countries have standardized this to a hectare, in most countries this unit of measure varies locally. It can be a few acres or hundreds of meters square.