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Myricetin: A Dietary Molecule with Diverse Biological Activities
Myricetin is a common plant-derived flavonoid and is well recognised for its nutraceuticals value. It is one of the key ingredients of various foods and beverages. The compound exhibits a wide rangeExpand
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Gingerols and shogaols: Important nutraceutical principles from ginger.
Gingerols are the major pungent compounds present in the rhizomes of ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) and are renowned for their contribution to human health and nutrition. Medicinal properties ofExpand
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A comprehensive scientific overview of Garcinia cambogia.
The fruit rind of Garcinia gummi-gutta, commonly known as Garcinia cambogia (syn.), is extensively used traditionally as a flavourant in fish curries due to its sharp sour taste. AdditionalExpand
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The genus Stephania (Menispermaceae): chemical and pharmacological perspectives.
The plants of the genus Stephania (Menispermaceae) are widely distributed, and have long been used in folk medicine for the treatment of various ailments such as asthma, tuberculosis, dysentery,Expand
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Lawsonia inermis L. (henna): ethnobotanical, phytochemical and pharmacological aspects.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE The use of Lawsonia inermis L. (henna) for medicinal and cosmetic purposes is inextricably linked to ancient and modern cultures of North Africa and Asia. LiteratureExpand
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Recent trends in oral transmucosal drug delivery systems: an emphasis on the soft palatal route
Introduction: The oral mucosa is an appropriate route for drug delivery systems, as it evades first-pass metabolism, enhances drug bioavailability and provides the means for rapid drug transport toExpand
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From arrow poison to herbal medicine--the ethnobotanical, phytochemical and pharmacological significance of Cissampelos (Menispermaceae).
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Cissampelos species have a rich history of traditional use, being used for both therapeutic and toxic properties. It is traditionally applied therapeutically in aExpand
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Butein: From ancient traditional remedy to modern nutraceutical
Butein (2′,3,4,4′-tetrahydroxychalcone), a simple chalcone derivative, occurs in many unrelated genera including Butea Dahlia, Coreopsis and Searsia. It is a reputed food additive and a commonExpand
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Chemical Constituents and Biological Significance of the Genus Ilex (Aquifoliaceae)
The genus Ilex (Aquifoliaceae) was reviewed for its chemical constituents and pharmacological significance including traditional uses. The structure-activity relationship for various compounds wasExpand
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Antimicrobial Activity of Phoebe lanceolata and Stephania glabra ; Preliminary Screening Studies
Ethanolic extracts of Phoebe lanceolata stem bark and Stephania glabra tubers were evaluated for their antibacterial and antifungal activities against five bacterial species, Staphylococcus aureusExpand
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