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Medicinal plants from the genus Acalypha (Euphorbiaceae)--a review of their ethnopharmacology and phytochemistry.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Acalypha is the fourth largest genus of the Euphorbiaceae family with approximately 450-570 species. Several Acalypha species are used as medicinal plants in Africa andExpand
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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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Plants' Metabolites as Potential Antiobesity Agents
Obesity and obesity-related complications are on the increase both in the developed and developing world. Since existing pharmaceuticals fail to come up with long-term solutions to address thisExpand
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Automatic Recognition of Medicinal Plants using Machine Learning Techniques
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The proper identification of plant species has major benefits for a wide range of stakeholders ranging from forestry services, botanists, taxonomists, physicians, pharmaceutical laboratories. Expand
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Metabolomic profile of Salvia viridis L. root extracts using HPLC–MS/MS technique and their pharmacological properties: A comparative study
Abstract Several Salvia species have received due scientific attention regarding their therapeutic virtues, yet little is known about the pharmacological potential of Salvia viridis L. roots. ThisExpand
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Biological activity from indigenous medicinal plants of Mauritius
The Mauritian population has a long tradition in the use of ethno-medicine, and the practice is still strong, especially in the treatment of minor ailments. Such interest stems from an existingExpand
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Bitter melon: an exotic vegetable with medicinal values
Purpose – This article focuses on some of the reported medicinal values of bitter melon, an exotic vegetable forming part of the cuisine of various countries.Design/methodology/approach – AvailableExpand
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Biologically active compounds from two members of the Asteraceae family: Tragopogon dubius Scop. and Tussilago farfara L.
Abstract Tragopogon dubius and Tussilago farfara are consumed as vegetables and used in folk medicine to manage common diseases. Herein, the chemical compositions and biological activities ofExpand
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Natural inhibitors of advanced glycation end‐products
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to focus on some of the reported natural advanced glycation end‐products (AGE) inhibitors providing an outline of AGE‐breakers and the potential anti‐glycationExpand
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