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Fixed oil of Nigella sativa and derived thymoquinone inhibit eicosanoid generation in leukocytes and membrane lipid peroxidation.
Samples of the expressed fixed oil from different sources of Nigella sativa seeds were examined by thin-layer and gas chromatography for content of fixed oils and thymoquinone, and these substancesExpand
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Laboratory Handbook for the Fractionation of Natural Extracts
If you get the printed book in on-line book store, you may also find the same problem. So, you must move store to store and search for the available there. But, it will not happen here. The book thatExpand
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alpha-Amylase inhibitory activity of some Malaysian plants used to treat diabetes; with particular reference to Phyllanthus amarus.
Extracts of six selected Malaysian plants with a reputation of usefulness in treating diabetes were examined for alpha-amylase inhibition using an in vitro model. Inhibitory activity studied by twoExpand
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The Scientific Basis for the Reputed Activity of Valerian
  • P. Houghton
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The Journal of pharmacy and pharmacology
  • 1 September 1998
The underground organs of members of the genus Valeriana (Valerianaceae), as well as related genera such as Nardostachys, are used in the traditional medicine of many cultures as mild sedatives andExpand
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Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors from plants.
Inhibition of acetylcholinesterase (AChE), the key enzyme in the breakdown of acetylcholine, is considered as a promising strategy for the treatment of neurological disorders such as Alzheimer'sExpand
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Extraction of antibacterial compounds from Combretum microphyllum (Combretaceae)
The aim of this investigation was to simplify extracts to facilitate the isolation of antibacterial compounds from the complex mixture of chemicals in the plant by using different extractants. IntactExpand
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In‐vitro Inhibition of Human Erythrocyte Acetylcholinesterase by Salvia lavandulaefolia Essential Oil and Constituent Terpenes
Sage (Salvia spp) is reputed in European herbal encyclopaedias to enhance memory, and current memory‐enhancing/anti‐dementia drugs are based on enhancing cholinergic activity by inhibitingExpand
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Plants with traditional uses and activities, relevant to the management of Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive disorders
In traditional practices of medicine, numerous plants have been used to treat cognitive disorders, including neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other memory relatedExpand
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In vitro cytotoxic activity of Thai medicinal plants used traditionally to treat cancer.
The SRB assay was used to test cytotoxicity against three human cancer cell lines and one normal cell line of 11 Thai medicinal plant species used by traditional doctors in treating cancer patients.Expand
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