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Medicinal plants: traditions of yesterday and drugs of tomorrow.
  • A. Gurib-Fakim
  • Business, Medicine
  • Molecular aspects of medicine
  • 1 February 2006
Plants have provided Man with all his needs in terms of shelter, clothing, food, flavours and fragrances as not the least, medicines. Plants have formed the basis of sophisticated traditionalExpand
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Antimicrobial, antibiotic potentiating activity and phytochemical profile of essential oils from exotic and endemic medicinal plants of Mauritius
a b s t r a c t The aim of this study was to evaluate the antimicrobial properties of essential oils (EOs) isolated from 7 exotic and 2 endemic medicinal plants of Mauritius. Eighteen microorganismsExpand
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Antioxidant, antiglycation and cytotoxicity evaluation of selected medicinal plants of the Mascarene Islands
BackgroundMany indigenous plants of Mascarene Islands have been used in folkloric medicine to manage diabetes but few species have received scientific attention. Selected traditional medicinal plantsExpand
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Medicinal plants 1.
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Chemical composition, antimicrobial and antibiotic potentiating activity of essential oils from 10 tropical medicinal plants from Mauritius
Abstract Infectious diseases and antibiotic resistance have become a public health issue of increasing magnitude. The discovery and development of new antimicrobial agents from herbal medicine toExpand
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Medicinal and aromatic plants of Indian Ocean islands : Madagascar, Comoros, Seychelles and Mascarenes
Introduction. Colour Photos. Plant Monographs. References. Indications Index. Names Index. Plant Families Index.
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Executive summary of the synthesis report
Authors: Tsedeke Abate (Ethiopia), Jean Albergel (France), Inge Armbrecht (Colombia), Patrick Avato (Germany/Italy), Satinder Bajaj (India), Nienke Beintema (the Netherlands), Rym ben Zid (Tunisia),Expand
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Medicalethnobotany of some weeds of Mauritius and Rodrigues.
The people of Mauritius and Rodrigues have always used medicinal plants for various ailments, and have for a long time been dependent on surrounding plant resources for their food, shelter, fodder,Expand
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Screening for anti-infective properties of several medicinal plants of the Mauritians flora.
Several plants of the Mauritian flora alleged to possess anti-infective properties were studied against different strains of pathogenic bacteria and fungi. The grounded dried plant materials wereExpand
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Antimicrobial Activities and Phytochemical Profiles of Endemic Medicinal Plants of Mauritius
Abstract Medicinal plants are assuming widespread use in the primary health care of individuals and communities. In the current study, we investigated the antimicrobial activities of two endemicExpand
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