Substance that prevents or inhibits oxidation.
Tightens the skin
Hereditary classes in Hindu society.
Long chain of linked glucose molecules usually forming the walls of plant cells.
Variety of crop plant that has been produced in cultivation by deliberate breeding.
East India Company
British company of traders who governed most of India from 1608 to 1857.
Propagation technique where a cut stem of a plant is attached the rootstock of another. The tissues of the stems grow together.
Technique of producing new plants by taking cells from an existing plant and growing them in sterile conditions.
Used by botanists to mean plants that naturally occur in the region, rather than being introduced from elsewhere.
Naturally occurring mixture of a resin and essential oil obtained from certain plants.
Underground stem that grows horizontally.
Form of reproduction where bits of a plant grow to form new individuals. These bits may include bulbs, rhizomes and stems.