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The Artemisia L. Genus: A Review of Bioactive Essential Oils
Numerous members of the Anthemideae tribe are important as cut flowers and ornamental crops, as well as being medicinal and aromatic plants, many of which produce essential oils used in folk and… Expand
Effect of water sorption on the structure and mechanical properties of an epoxy resin system
The characteristics of sorption and diffusion of water in an amine-cured epoxy system based on tetraglycidyl diaminodiphenylmethane and a novolac glycidyl ether resin were studied as a function both… Expand
Active antifungal substances from natural sources
The spread of multidrug-resistant strains of fungus and the reduced number of drugs available, makes it necessary to discover new classes of antifungals and compounds that inhibit these resistant… Expand
Baccharis (Compositae): a review update
The Baccharis genus is an important source of natural medicinal products. The information collected here is an attempt to cover the most recent developments in the ethnopharmacology, pharmacology and… Expand
Antiinflammatory and antioxidant activity of plants used in traditional medicine in Ecuador.
- B. de Las Heras, K. Slowing, +10 authors X. Chiriboga
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of ethnopharmacology
- 1 June 1998
Ethanolic extracts from 15 plant species, representing eight different families, used in traditional medicine in Ecuador were evaluated for antiinflammatory and antioxidant activities. Conyza… Expand
Search for antiviral activity in higher plant extracts
- M. Abad, J. A. Guerra, P. Bermejo, A. Irurzun, L. Carrasco
- Biology, Medicine
- Phytotherapy research : PTR
- 1 December 2000
In the course of our search for plant natural products as antiviral agents, extracts of ten plants from the Iberian Peninsula were tested for antiviral activity against herpes simplex type I (HSV‐… Expand
Antiviral activity of medicinal plant extracts
Dichloromethane and ethanol extracts of 12 plants with a history of use in traditional medicine, were tested for antiviral activity against herpes simplex type I. The most potent inhibition was shown… Expand
Anti-inflammatory activity of hydroxyachillin, a sesquiterpene lactone from Tanacetum microphyllum.
The aerial parts of Tanacetum microphyllum D.C. (Compositae), used in folk medicine as an anti-inflammatory and anti-ulcer agent, were studied, the active principle hydroxyachillin (1) was isolated,… Expand
The activity of flavonoids extracted from Tanacetum microphyllum DC. (Compositae) on soybean lipoxygenase and prostaglandin synthetase.
1. The in vitro effects of centaureidin and 5,3'-dihydroxy-4'-methoxy-7-carbomethoxyflavonol (Fig. 1), two anti-inflammatory flavonoids extracted from Tanacetum microphyllum DC., have been examined… Expand
Antiviral activity of seven iridoids, three saikosaponins and one phenylpropanoid glycoside extracted from Bupleurum rigidum and Scrophularia scorodonia.
As part of our screening of antiviral agents from medicinal plants, 11 compounds from plant origin (Bupleurum rigidum and Scrophularia scorodonia), three saikosaponins, seven iridoids and one… Expand