They are occasionally adulterated with the leaves of Inula Conyza, ploughman's spikenard, which may be distinguished by their greater roughness, their less divided margins, and their odour when rubbed; also with the leaves of Symphytum officinale, comfrey, and of Verbascum Thapsus, great mullein, which unlike those of the foxglove have woolly upper and under surfaces.
The rhizome of Acorus Calamus is sometimes adulterated with that of Iris Pseudacorus, which, however, is distinguishable by its lack of odour, a stringent taste and dark colour.
Amongst its chief recommendations were those relating to amendments in the Agricultural Holdings Acts, and to tithe rentcharge, railway rates, damage by game, sale of adulterated products, and sale of imported goods (meat, for example) as home produce.
One species was a liquid, which was apt to be adulterated; but when pure it had the property of blackening when added to pomegranate juice.
As for the popular religion of the larger Church, they scorned it as an adulterated, manipulated Christianity.
The Roman Catholic religion was enforced at the time of the conquest, but a large percentage of the natives may still be considered semi-pagan, the gods of their ancestors being worshipped in secret, and the forms and tenets of the dominant faith, which they but faintly comprehend, being largely adulterated with superstitions and practices of pagan origin.
Thus in Nuremberg a regular saffron inspection was held, and in the 15th century we read of men being burned in the market-place along with their adulterated saffron, while on another occasion three persons convicted of the same crime were buried alive.
The trade - only 300 chests in 1859 - gradually increased until 1877, when the Persian opium was much adulterated with glucose.
"Adverting to Rome singly," adds the same author, "we perceive that the primary group, the family, was being constantly adulterated by the practice of adoption."
The genuine attar of roses is costly and it is frequently adulterated.
Ox and sheep tallow, with the addition of resin, are the primary materials for making the hard yellow or primrose soaps; these tallows are often adulterated.
It is to be observed that with the exception of Burgred's coins and a few anonymous pieces the silver was never adulterated.
adulterated olive oils are sold on the market.
adulterated, pesticide laced and vermin infested foods that are sold in many parts of Asia.
adulterated with other substances to increase profits.
adulterated with cheaper vegetable oils or lower grades of olive oil.
adulterated with too many additives and preservatives, our water is less than clean, our air is polluted.
adulterated with cheaper ingredients.
adulterated with other drugs or is false.
Contact dermatitis from olive oil, which is often adulterated, was noted by Greenberg and Lester (1954 ).
First, that the oils used are 100 percent natural, not adulterated in any way.
The scheme was so adulterated that the additional financial benefit to British universities to enable them to compete worldwide will be minimal.
Powdered Digitalis leaf is occasionally adulterated; the following leaves have been substituted for the true drug: mullein (Verbascum thapsus, fam.
QUALITY: Street heroin is invariably heavily adulterated, but the extent of this varies wildly from area to area and dealer to dealer.
adulterated in any way.
Arctander (1960) believed that the sweet birch oil of commerce is adulterated synthetic methyl salicylate.
Since ancient times, saffron has been adulterated with other spices, such as safflower and the more bitter turmeric.
Consumers are protected from herbs adulterated with pesticides or poorly prepared products that contain ingredients other than that which are stated on the product label.
Saliva or oral fluid based tests are becoming more popular because of the convenience of the method and the fact that there is no chance for these tests to be adulterated.
Rubber used to make the mulch may come from truck or car tires that are adulterated with chemicals, road oils and salts, which in turn may go right into the soil.
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