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Mechanisms of Antibacterial Action of Three Monoterpenes
- D. Trombetta, F. Castelli, +6 authors G. Bisignano
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
- 1 June 2005
ABSTRACT In the present paper, we report the antimicrobial efficacy of three monoterpenes [linalyl acetate, (+)menthol, and thymol] against the gram-positive bacterium Staphylococcus aureus and the… Expand
Hepatotoxicity from green tea: a review of the literature and two unpublished cases
- G. Mazzanti, F. Menniti-Ippolito, +4 authors Sabina Mastrangelo
- European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
- 6 February 2009
PurposeTo review the current literature on suspected green tea-related hepatic reactions and to describe two new cases reported within the framework of the Italian surveillance system of natural… Expand
Menthol: a natural analgesic compound
- N. Galeotti, L. Mannelli, G. Mazzanti, A. Bartolini, C. Ghelardini
- Neuroscience Letters
- 12 April 2002
Menthol, after topical application, causes a feeling of coolness due to stimulation of 'cold' receptors by inhibiting Ca++ currents of neuronal membranes. Since Ca++ channel blockers are endowed with… Expand
Evaluation of ocular permeation enhancers: In vitro effects on corneal transport of four β-blockers, and in vitro/in vivo toxic activity
Abstract The efficacy and toxicity of a series of prospective ocular penetration enhancers (benzalkonium chloride, EDTA, non-ionic surfactants, surface-active heteroglycosides and bile salts) was… Expand
The antimutagenic activity of Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) essential oil in the bacterial reverse mutation assay.
- M. G. Evandri, L. Battinelli, C. Daniele, S. Mastrangelo, P. Bolle, G. Mazzanti
- Biology, Medicine
- Food and chemical toxicology : an international…
- 1 September 2005
Essential oils from Melaleuca alternifolia (tea-tree oil) and Lavandula angustifolia (lavender oil) are commonly used to treat minor health problems. Tea-tree oil possesses broad-spectrum… Expand
Atractylis gummifera L. poisoning: an ethnopharmacological review.
- C. Daniele, S. Dahamna, O. Firuzi, N. Sekfali, L. Saso, G. Mazzanti
- Journal of ethnopharmacology
- 28 February 2005
Atractylis gummifera L. (Asteraceae) is a thistle located in the Mediterranean regions. Despite the plant's well-known toxicity, its ingestion continues to be a common cause of poisoning. The… Expand
Antimicrobial properties of the linalol‐rich essential oil of Hyssopus officinalis L. var decumbens (Lamiaceae)
The antimicrobial activity of essential oil of Hyssopus officinalis L. var decumbens (Jordan & Fourr.) Briq. from France (Banon) and Hyssopus officinalis L. from Italy (Piedmont) was studied taking… Expand
Hepatitis from Greater celandine (Chelidonium majus L.): review of literature and report of a new case.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Folk medicine is a rich source of useful therapeutic tools. Nevertheless, use of medicinal plants can have unwanted, negative effects. By means of the description of an… Expand
Anti-proliferative effect on a prostatic epithelial cell line (PZ-HPV-7) by Epilobium angustifolium L.
- A. Vitalone, F. Bordi, C. Baldazzi, G. Mazzanti, L. Saso, B. Tita
- Biology, Medicine
- 1 July 2001
Symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a common condition in elderly men and has a significant impact on their daily lives. The drugs prescribed for treatment include alpha1-blockers,… Expand
Local anaesthetic activity of the essential oil of Lavandula angustifolia.
In this work we studied the local anaesthetic activity of the essential oil obtained from Lavandula angustifolia Mill., a medicinal plant traditionally used as an antispasmodic. We compared its… Expand