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Traditional Mongolian Medicine: history and status quo
The eventful history of TMM is presented, and the centres which offer today’s traditional medical care are introduced, and institutions which provide education in TMM are outlined.
Quercetin Stimulates Insulin Secretion and Reduces the Viability of Rat INS-1 Beta-Cells
It is concluded that quercetin acutely stimulates insulin release, presumably by transient KATP channel inhibition and ICa stimulation, most likely by inhibition of PI3K/Akt signaling.
Quantitation of phenylpropanoids and iridoids in insulin-sensitising extracts of Leonurus sibiricus L. (Lamiaceae).
The methanol extract of Leonurus sibiricus led to a 1.5 fold increase in insulin-stimulated cellular glucose uptake and inhibition of PTP1B by 40% at a concentration of 10 µg/mL, thereby providing a reliable tool for its quality control.
Resveratrol–zinc combination for prostate cancer management
It is presented a possibility that the grape antioxidant resveratrol, when given with zinc, may lead to retuning the zinc homeostasis in prostate, thereby abolishing or reversing malignancy.
Microscopic and Phytochemical Comparison of the Three Leonurus Species L. cardiaca, L. japonicus, and L. sibiricus.
At least three Leonurus species, Leonurus cardiaca, Leonurus japonicus, and Leonurus sibiricus, are used in various traditional medicinal systems for different therapeutic purposes. The plant names
Plants from ethnomedicines used against diabetes mellitus – rationale and quality control of Leonurus sibiricus L. (Lamiaceae) and Juglans regia L. (Juglandaceae)
Die vorliegende Arbeit untersucht zwei Arzneipflanzen, Leonurus sibiricus L. und Juglans regia L., die in der Literatur beschriebene hypoglykamische Wirkung genauer analysieren.