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Withaferin A induces apoptosis by activating p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling cascade in leukemic cells of lymphoid and myeloid origin through mitochondrial death cascade
Withaferin A (WA) is present abundantly in Withania somnifera, a well-known Indian medicinal plant. Here we demonstrate how WA exhibits a strong growth-inhibitory effect on several human leukemicExpand
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Phytochemical variability in commer- cial herbal products and preparations of Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha)
Withania somnifera (Hindi - Ashwagandha, English - winter cherry) is used in Ayurvedic formulations for a variety of health-promoting effects. Several mono- and poly-herbal products commerciallyExpand
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Withanolide A biogeneration in in vitro shoot cultures of ashwagandha (Withania somnifera DUNAL), a main medicinal plant in Ayurveda.
Multiple shoot cultures of two experimental lines of Withania somnifera plants (RS-Selection-1 and RS-Selection-2) were established using nodal segments as explants. The hormonal combinations ofExpand
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Antibacterial, cytotoxic activities and chemical composition of fruits of two Cameroonian Zanthoxylum species.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Zanthoxylum leprieurii (Syn. Fagara leprieurii) is a plant extensively used by traditional healers in Cameroon for the treatment of stomach disorders, gonorrhea,Expand
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Extraction of bioactive principles from Mucuna pruriens seeds.
  • L. Misra, H. Wagner
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Indian journal of biochemistry & biophysics
  • 1 February 2007
Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC. Syn. M. prurita Hook. (Papilionaceae) is used in male impotency, as aphrodisiac, in sexual debility, and as nervine tonic. It also possesses anti-parkinson property, possiblyExpand
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Analysis of withanolides in root and leaf of Withania somnifera by HPLC with photodiode array and evaporative light scattering detection.
A reversed-phase HPLC method for the simultaneous analysis of nine structurally similar withanolides, namely, 27-hydroxy withanone, 17-hydroxy withaferin A, 17-hydroxy-27-deoxy withaferin A,Expand
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Composition of essential oil, concrete, absolute and SPME analysis of Tagetes patula capitula
The chemical compositions of essential oil, concrete, absolute from the capitula of Tagetes patula (family Asteraceae) were analysed by GC-FID and GC/MS. The major compounds identified wereExpand
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