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Traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology of asafoetida (Ferula assa-foetida oleo-gum-resin)-a review.
Zataria multiflora Boiss. (Shirazi thyme)--an ancient condiment with modern pharmaceutical uses.
Prooxidant Activity of Polyphenols, Flavonoids, Anthocyanins and Carotenoids: Updated Review of Mechanisms and Catalyzing Metals
New in vitro and in vivo evidence of the prooxidant activity of phenolics, flavonoids, anthocyanins and carotenoids is reviewed and the role of catalyzing metals, including transition metals, non‐transition metals and metalloids, in the pro oxidantActivity of natural antioxidants is highlighted.
Effects of Supplementation with Curcuminoids on Dyslipidemia in Obese Patients: A Randomized Crossover Trial
It is indicated that curcuminoid supplementation (1 g/day for 30 days) leads to a significant reduction in serum triglycerides concentrations but do not have a significant influence on other lipid profile parameters as well as body mass index and body fat.
Larvicidal efficacy of latex and extract of Calotropis procera (Gentianales: Asclepiadaceae) against Culex quinquefasciatus and Anopheles stephensi (Diptera: Culicidae).
- M. Shahi, A. Hanafi-Bojd, M. Iranshahi, H. Vatandoost, M. Y. Hanafi-Bojd
- BiologyJournal of vector borne diseases
- 1 September 2010
Several botanicals offer great promise as sources of phytochemicals for the control of mosquitoes, and one of the earliest reports of the use of plant extracts against mosquito larvae is extraction of plant alkaloids from the Russian weed in 1933.
Antioxidant and Anti‐Inflammatory Properties of the Citrus Flavonoids Hesperidin and Hesperetin: An Updated Review of their Molecular Mechanisms and Experimental Models
- H. Parhiz, A. Roohbakhsh, F. Soltani, R. Rezaee, M. Iranshahi
- Biology, ChemistryPhytotherapy research : PTR
- 1 March 2015
New findings showed that the antioxidant activity of Hsd/Hst was not only limited to its radical scavenging activity, but it augmented the antioxidant cellular defenses via the ERK/Nrf2 signaling pathway as well.
Molecular mechanisms behind the biological effects of hesperidin and hesperetin for the prevention of cancer and cardiovascular diseases.
An investigation of the effects of curcumin on anxiety and depression in obese individuals: A randomized controlled trial
- H. Esmaily, A. Sahebkar, M. Ghayour-Mobarhan
- Psychology, MedicineChinese Journal of Integrative Medicine
- 17 March 2015
Curcumin has a potential anti-anxiety effect in individuals with obesity and did not exert any significant impact on BDI scores.
Umbelliprenin from Ferula szowitsiana inhibits the growth of human M4Beu metastatic pigmented malignant melanoma cells through cell-cycle arrest in G1 and induction of caspase-dependent apoptosis.