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A comparison of medicinal plant use in Sardinia and Sicily-De Materia Medica revisited?
AIM OF THE STUDY Written records of oral medical traditions have had significant impact on the development of medicine and the pharmacopoeias. Modern ethnobotanical studies in Europe and theExpand
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Inactivation of HSV-1 and HSV-2 and prevention of cell-to-cell virus spread by Santolina insularis essential oil.
The essential oil obtained in toto from Santolina insularis was investigated for its antiviral activity on herpes simplex type 1 (HSV-1) and type 2 (HSV-2) in vitro. The IC(50) values, determined byExpand
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Liposomal incorporation of Artemisia arborescens L. essential oil and in vitro antiviral activity.
The effect of liposomal inclusion on the in vitro antiherpetic activity of Artemisia arborescens L. essential oil was investigated. In order to study the influence of vesicle structure andExpand
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Antimicrobial evaluation of coumarins and flavonoids from the stems of Daphne gnidium L.
The antimicrobial activity of stems methanol extract from Daphne gnidium L. collected from Sardinia (Italy) was evaluated against 6 strains of standard and clinical isolated gram (+/-) bacteria. TheExpand
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Quercetin as the active principle of Hypericum hircinum exerts a selective inhibitory activity against MAO-A: extraction, biological analysis, and computational study.
The methanol extract from Hypericum hircinum leaves exhibited in vitro inhibition of monoamine oxidases (MAO). Bioassay-guided fractionation led to the isolation of quercetin and five compoundsExpand
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Antiherpevirus activity of Artemisia arborescens essential oil and inhibition of lateral diffusion in Vero cells
BackgroundNew prophylactic and therapeutic tools are needed for the treatment of herpes simplex virus infections. Several essential oils have shown to possess antiviral activity in vitro against aExpand
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Synthesis and pharmacological activity of 2-oxo-(2H) 1-benzopyran-3-carboxamide derivatives
Abstract Continuing our research on the synthesis and biological activity of heterocyclic compounds synthesized by carbon suboxide, we prepared and screened some 2-oxo (2H) 1-benzopyran-3-carboxamideExpand
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Chemical composition and cytotoxic and antimicrobial activity of Calycotome villosa (Poiret) link leaves.
The chemical composition of the essential oil and methanol extract of Calycotome villosa (Poiret) Link leaves collected in Sardinia (Italy) has been studied by analytical and spectroscopic methods.Expand
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Efficacy of Hypericum and Calendula oils in the epithelial reconstruction of surgical wounds in childbirth with caesarean section.
Following studies on the properties of spontaneous plants in Sardinia we have evaluated the tissue regenerating action of a mixture of oily extracts of Hypericum perforatum and Calendula arvensis onExpand
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Topical Anti-inflammatory Activity of Flavonoids and a New Xanthone from Santolina insularis
Bioactivity-guided fractionation of the methanol extract from the leaves of Santolina insularis led to the isolation of one new xanthone, (E)-3-{6-[(E)-3-hydroxy-3-oxo-1-propenyl]-9-Expand
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