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Insecticidal Activities of the Leaf Oils of Eight Cinnamomum. species Against Aedes aegypti. and Aedes albopictus.
Abstract The leaf oils of eight Cinnamomum. species (C. rhyncophyllum. Miq., C. microphyllum. Ridl., C. pubescens. Kochummen, C. mollissimum. Hook. f., C. impressicostatum. Kosterm, C. scortechinii.Expand
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Correlation Between Chemical Composition and Antifungal Activity of the Essential Oils of Eight Cinnamomum. Species
Abstract Fourteen essential oils hydrodistilled from eight Cinnamomum. (Lauraceae) species (C. pubescens. Kochummen, C. impressicostatum. Kosterm, C. microphyllum. Ridl., C. scortechinii. Gamb., C.Expand
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Inhibitory effect of compounds from Zingiberaceae species on human platelet aggregation.
Twelve compounds isolated from Alpinia mutica Roxb., Kaempferia rotunda Linn., Curcuma xanthorhiza Roxb., Curcuma aromatica Valeton and Zingiber zerumbet Smith (Family: Zingiberaceae) and threeExpand
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An Inhibitive Determination Method for Heavy Metals Using Bromelain, A Cysteine Protease
A heavy-metal assay has been developed using bromelain, a protease. The enzyme is assayed using casein as a substrate with Coomassie dye to track completion of hydrolysis of casein. In the absence ofExpand
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Identification of geographical origin of Lignosus samples using Fourier transform infrared and two-dimensional infrared correlation spectroscopy
Abstract Lignosus spp . is a medicinal mushroom that has been used as a folk remedy for ‘clearing heat’, eliminating phlegm, ‘moistening the lungs’ and as an anti-breast cancer agent. The objectiveExpand
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Medicinal Plants used for Postnatal Care in Malay Traditional Medicine in the Peninsular Malaysia
Abstract Malay traditional medicine practice concentrates on the primary healthcare including physical and spiritual aspects of human being. Most traditional practitioners use medicinal plants in theExpand
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Malay traditional medicine An overview of scientific and technological progress
This article describes the principal practices and status of scientific research and development (R&D) of Malay traditional medicine. An example of a systematic scientific study on Labisia pumilaExpand
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Testing of Labisia pumila for oestrogenic activity using a recombinant yeast screen
Lnbrsrn pumilcr (BI ,) F.-ViII (Myrsinaceae) has been traditionally used by the Malay women in Malaysia in partuntion. The water decoction of the root or the whole plant is often gven to a pregnantExpand
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Inhibitory Effect of Triterpenoids from Dillenia serrata (Dilleniaceae) on Prostaglandin E2 Production and Quantitative HPLC Analysis of Its Koetjapic Acid and Betulinic Acid Contents
The crude methanol extracts and fractions of the root and stem barks of Dillenia serrata Thunb. showed 64% to 73% inhibition on the production of prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) in lipopolysaccharide-inducedExpand
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Characterisation of leaf essential oils of three Cinnamomum species from Malaysia by gas chromatography and multivariate data analysis
Abstract Identification of chemical composition of essential oils as raw materials is very important for ensuring the quality of finished herbal products. The objectives of the study were toExpand
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