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The Therapeutic Benefits of Essential Oils
Since ancient times, essential oils are recognized for their medicinal value and they are very interesting and powerful natural plant products. They continue to be of paramount importance until theExpand
New extraction technique for alkaloids
A method of extraction of natural products has been developed. Compared with existing methods, the new technique is rapid, more efficient and consumes less solvent. Extraction of alkaloids fromExpand
Chemical Composition and, Cellular Evaluation of the Antioxidant Activity of Desmodium adscendens Leaves
Desmodium adscendens plant is widely used as juice or tea in various parts of the world against a wide range of diseases. This study determines the quality and the quantity of polyphenols,Expand
Antibacterial and antioxidant activities of three endemic plants from Algerian Sahara.
BACKGROUND Saharan plants are known by their high content of antioxidant products like phenolic compounds due to the extreme climatic conditions. They constitute the basis of treatments used by localExpand
Extraction of atropine by ultrasounds in different solvent systems.
The use of ultrasounds for extraction of atropine from Egyptian henbane (Hyoscyamus muticus) has been studied. The kinetic of extraction using various solvent systems was carried out. The resultsExpand
Identification, Quantitative Determination, and Antioxidant Properties of Polyphenols of Some Malian Medicinal Plant Parts Used in Folk Medicine
In biological systems, during the cellular respiration, reactive oxygen species (ROS) like hydroxyl radical (•OH), superoxide anion (•O2−) and hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) are generated, as the naturalExpand
Evaluation of the Hypoglycemic Effect and Antioxidant Activity of Methanol Extract of Ampelodesma mauritanica Roots
In the present study, the hypoglycemic effect and antioxidant activity of the methanol extract of Ampelodesma mauritanica roots are studied. In the first part of this study, we evaluated the levelsExpand
Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of three Euphorbia species
Three toxic plants belonging to Euphorbia genus, namely Euphorbia biumbellata, Euphorbia terracina and Euphorbia dendroides were phytochemically screened and their total phenolic compounds (TPC) andExpand
A novel method for extraction of oils from oleaginous seeds
A new method of extraction of oils from oleaginous seeds was developed. This method is based on the use of aqueous solution of polyethylene glycol sorbitan monolaurate (Tween 20). Compared withExpand
Phytochemical constituents, antioxidant activity, total phenolic and flavonoid contents of Arisarum vulgare seeds
Background. Arisarum vulgare is screened and its total phenolic compounds and total fl avonoid contents were measured. In addition, the antioxidant capacity of the methanol-water (7:3) extract ofExpand