Screening of antioxidant activity and phenolic content of 24 medicinal plant extracts
Background: Antioxidants are vital substances which possess the ability to protect the body from damages caused by free radical-induced oxidative stress. A variety of free radical scavenging…
Antidiabetic effect of Phlomis anisodonta: effects on hepatic cells lipid peroxidation and antioxidant enzymes in experimental diabetes.
Discovery of new angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors from medicinal plants to treat hypertension using an in vitro assay
- Niusha Sharifi, E. Souri, S. Ziai, G. Amin, M. Amanlou
- Biology, MedicineDARU Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
- 20 December 2013
Six extracts revealed > 50% ACE inhibition activity at 330 μg/ml concentration, and Quercus infectoria possessed the highest total phenolic content with 7410 ± 101 mg gallic acid/100 g dry plant.
Chemical composition and antioxidant activity of Origanum vulgare subsp. vulgare essential oil from Iran
Background and Objectives: Essential oils are very complex mixture of components and their composition may vary in different species or varieties or even within the same variety. Origanum vulgare L.…
Isolation, identification and molecular docking studies of a new isolated compound, from Onopordon acanthium: a novel angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor.
Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of essential oil ofFerula szovitsiana D.C.
The chemical composition of the essential oils obtained from stem/leaves and flowers/fruits of Ferula szovitsiana (Umbelliferae) were analysed by GC and GC–MS. The composition of the oils samples…
SCREENING OF THIRTEEN MEDICINAL PLANT EXTRACTS FOR ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY
Antioxidants are vital substances which possess the ability to protect the body from damage caused by free radical induced oxidative stress. A variety of free radical scavenging antioxidants exist…
The Most Common Herbs to Cure the Most Common Oral Disease: Stomatitis Recurrent Aphthous Ulcer (RAU)
- S. Hamedi, O. Sadeghpour, Mohammad Reza Shamsardekani, G. Amin, Dawood Hajighasemali, Z. Feyzabadi
- MedicineIranian Red Crescent Medical Journal
- 1 February 2016
There is no evidence for curing RAU by some of these plants in allopathic medicine, and the further investigations in this area could lead to the discovery of a new drug.
Effect of myrtle fruit syrup on abnormal uterine bleeding: a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study
- M. Qaraaty, S. Kamali, D. Talei
- Medicine, PsychologyDARU Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
- 2 June 2014
Myrtle syrup is introduced as a potential remedy for abnormal uterine bleeding-menometrorrhagia and significant changes of quality of life scores were observed in the intervention group after 3 months compared to the baseline.