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A review of the chemistry and pharmacology of the date fruits (Phoenix dactylifera L.)
This review presents a comprehensive analysis of the phytochemistry and validated pharmacological properties of date fruits and the seeds. Expand
Chemoprevention of photocarcinogenesis by selected dietary botanicals.
  • M. Baliga, S. Katiyar
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Photochemical & photobiological sciences…
  • 7 February 2006
This review summarizes chemopreventive effects of some selected botanicals, such as apigenin, curcumin, grape seed proanthocyanidins, resveratrol, silymarin, and green tea polyphenols, against photocarcinogenesis in in vitro and in vivo systems. Expand
The evaluation of the radioprotective effect of Triphala (an ayurvedic rejuvenating drug) in the mice exposed to gamma-radiation.
Toxicity study showed that triphala was non-toxic up to a dose of 240 mg/kg, where no drug-induced mortality was observed and the optimum protective dose of triphla was 1/28 of its LD50 dose. Expand
Phytochemistry, nutritional and pharmacological properties of Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam (jackfruit): A review
Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam, commonly known as the jackfruit tree and belonging to the family Moraceae, is an exotic tree originally native to the Western Ghats of India. The fruits are of dietaryExpand
Influence of Ginger Rhizome (Zingiber officinale Rosc) on Survival, Glutathione and Lipid Peroxidation in Mice after Whole-Body Exposure to Gamma Radiation
The ZOE treatment protected mice from GI syndrome as well as bone marrow syndrome and had a dose-dependent antimicrobial activity against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella typhimurium, Escherichia coli and Candida albicans. Expand
Grape seed proanthocyanidins induce apoptosis and inhibit metastasis of highly metastatic breast carcinoma cells.
The data suggest that GSPs possess chemotherapeutic efficacy against breast cancer including inhibition of metastasis, and the metastasis of tumor cells to the lungs was inhibited significantly and the survival of the mice enhanced. Expand
Phytochemistry, traditional uses and pharmacology of Eugenia jambolana Lam. (black plum): A review
Eugenia jambolana Lam. (syn. Syzigium cumini (L.) SKEELS; S. jambolana DC; Family: Myrtaceae), commonly known as black plum or Jamun is a plant native to India. Annually the trees produce oblong orExpand
Curcumin, an active component of turmeric in the prevention and treatment of ulcerative colitis: preclinical and clinical observations.
Large randomized controlled clinical investigations are required to fully understand the potential of oral curcumin for treating IBD. Expand
Ginger in the Prevention of Nausea and Vomiting: A Review
Various preclinical and clinical studies have shown ginger to possess antiemetic effects against different emetogenic stimuli, however, conflicting reports especially in the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting and motion sickness prevent us from drawing any firm conclusion. Expand
The Indian Spice Turmeric Delays and Mitigates Radiation-Induced Oral Mucositis in Patients Undergoing Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer
Gling with turmeric by head and neck cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy provided significant benefit by delaying and reducing the severity of mucositis and was statistically significant at all time points. Expand