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Free radical scavengers and antioxidants from Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf.).
Methanol, MeOH/water extracts, infusion, and decoction of Cymbopogon citratus were assessed for free radical scavenging effects measured by the bleaching of the 1,1-diphenyl-2-picryl-hydrazyl (DPPH)
Bioactive alkyl phenols and embelin from Oxalis erythrorhiza.
Hypoglycaemic activity of Geranium core‐core, Oxalis rosea and Plantago major extract in rats
During the acute oral toxicity study, animals treated with Core‐core extract exhibited no symptoms of drug‐induced toxicity with doses up to 5 g/kg, and the effect was lower than a single oral dose of 100 mg/kg tolbutamide.
Antiproliferative activity of the diterpenes jatrophone and jatropholone and their derivatives.
The antiproliferative activity of the diterpenes jatropholone A and B, 16 semi-synthetic derivatives thereof, and that of jatrophone and its three derivatives was assessed on human cell cultures and showed strong anticancer activity.
Hypotensive and diuretic effect of Equisetum bogotense and Fuchsia magellanica and micropropagation of E. bogotense
The data presented support the use of E. bogotense in Chilean traditional medicine as a diuretic and a reduction in diuresis was observed in Fuchsia.