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Antioxidant, antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities of selected medicinal plants from Yemen.
Ninety crude extracts, including dichloromethane, methanol and aqueous extracts from 30 medicinal plants used in the Yemeni ethnomedicine to treat common infections, were screened in vitro forExpand
Bioactive Components of the Traditionally used Mushroom Podaxis pistillaris
In the course of an ethnobotanical study on fungi used in Yemeni ethnomedicine the fungus Podaxis pistillaris (Podaxales, Podaxaceae, Basidiomycetes) was found to exhibit antibacterial activityExpand
Cytotoxicity of plants used in traditional medicine in Yemen.
Twenty-five extracts obtained from 14 plant species used in the traditional medicine in Yemen have been screened for cytotoxic activity against human ECV-304 cells. Extracts of Dracaena cinnabari,Expand
Biological activities of selected basidiomycetes from Yemen.
In a previous paper we demonstrated the results of biological screening of Yemeni basidiomycetes. The present study was aimed to investigate the antimicrobial and the antioxidant activity of furtherExpand
Ethnobotany, chemical constituents and biological activities of the flowers of Hydnora abyssinica A.Br. (Hydnoraceae).
Hydnora abyssinica A.Br. (Hydnoraceae), a holoparasitic herb, is for the first time recorded for Abyan governorate of South Yemen. Flowers of this species were studied for their ethnobotanical,Expand
Further Basidiomycetes from Yemen
As a result of recent (2004–2007) collections from continental Yemen and Socotra island, 22 additional species of Basidiomycetes could be added to the macromycete flora of Yemen, and additionalExpand
Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in central Abyan governorate, Yemen.
  • M. Al-Fatimi
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of ethnopharmacology
  • 15 September 2019
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Traditional medicinal plant knowledge in Yemen is still only passed on orally from one generation to another. A few studies, mostly very limited in scope, have beenExpand
Antimicrobial, Antioxidant, and Cytotoxic Activities of the Essential Oil of Tarchonanthus camphoratus
The leaf essential oil of Tarchonanthuscamphoratus(Asteraceae) was obtained by hydrodistillation and analyzed by GC-MS. Fifty-six components were characterized, representing 94.2% of the total oilExpand
In vitro Antimicrobial, Cytotoxic and Radical Scavenging Activities and Chemical Constituents of the Endemic Thymus laevigatus (Vahl)
The leaves of Thymus laevigatus (Vahl), Lamiaceae (Labiatae), an endemic species of Yemen, are traditionally used in the treatment of various disorders including stomach and respiratory system. In aExpand