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Medicinal use of Cochlospermum tinctorium in Mali Anti-ulcer-, radical scavenging- and immunomodulating activities of polymers in the aqueous extract of the roots.
Cochlospermum tinctorium A. Rich. (Cochlospermaceae) is a widely used medicinal plant in the West African country, Mali. An ethnopharmacological survey was conducted and 106 traditional practitionersExpand
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Complement-activating polysaccharides from medicinal herbs
The complement system consists of over 20 serum proteins including nine com-plement components (C1 to C9) and their regulators, and is normally present in blood serum in an inactive form. The systemExpand
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Structural characterization of an anti-complementary pectic polysaccharide from the roots of Bupleurum falcatum L.
An anti-complementary pectic polysaccharide (BR-2-IIb), isolated from the roots of Bupleurum falcatum L., has an average molecular weight of 36,000 (gel filtration), and was subjected to methylationExpand
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In vitro antimalarial activity of biflavonoids from Wikstroemia indica.
In our investigation of in vitro antimalarial screening of medicinal herbal extracts, the n-BuOH extract from the root of Wikstroemia indica showed a potent inhibitory effect. Fractionation of theExpand
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Antitrypanosomal activity of some pregnane glycosides isolated from Caralluma species.
Pregnane glycosides previously isolated from genus Caralluma (C. Penicillata, C. tuberculata and C. russelliana) were tested for their antitrypanosomal activity. Penicilloside E showed the highestExpand
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Combination Effects of Herbs in a Multi-herbal Formula: Expression of Juzen-taiho-to's Immuno-modulatory Activity on the Intestinal Immune System
Herbal formulas of traditional Japanese (Kampo), Chinese and Korean medicines usually comprise multiple herbs in a single formula. These medicines are expected to show their clinical effects byExpand
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In vitro antimalarial activity of prenylated flavonoids from Erythrina fusca
Ethyl acetate (EtOAc) extract from the stem bark of Erythrina fusca showed a antimalarial activity against the multi-drug-resistant strain (K1) of Plasmodium falciparum, and six flavonoids,Expand
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Fractionation and characterization of mitogenic and anti-complementary active fractions from kampo (Japanese Herbal) medicine "juzen-taiho-to".
"Juzen-Taiho-To" (TJ-48), which is a kampo (Japanese herbal) medicine prepared by decocting a prescription of ten kinds of herbs, has several immunostimulating activities. In order to characterizeExpand
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Characterization of a biologically active pectin from Plantago major L.
Abstract PMII isolated from the leaves of Plantago major L. is a pectin type polysaccharide with anti-complementary activity. It is highly esterified and partly O-acetylated with regions of 1,4Expand
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