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Taxonomy and Chemotaxonomy of the Genus Hypericum.
The genus Hypericum L. (St. John's Wort, Hypericaceae) includes, at the most recent count, 469 species that are either naturally occurring on, or which have been introduced to, every continent in theExpand
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Essential Oil and Volatile Components of the Genus Hypericum (Hypericaceae)
  • S. Crockett
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Natural product communications
  • 1 September 2010
The flowering plant genus Hypericum (Hypericaceae) contains the well-known medicinally valuable species Hypericum perforatum (common St. John's wort). Species of Hypericum contain many bioactiveExpand
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Analysis of the Volatile Constituents of Asian Hypericum L. (Clusiaceae, Hyperidoideae) Species
Abstract Of the 57 species of the economically important genus Hypericum (St. John's Wort; Clusiaceae) occurring in China, only a small percentage have been previously phytochemically investigated.Expand
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Reduced Alzheimer's disease pathology by St. John's Wort treatment is independent of hyperforin and facilitated by ABCC1 and microglia activation in mice.
Soluble β-amyloid peptides (Aβ) and small Aβ oligomers represent the most toxic peptide moieties recognized in brains affected by Alzheimer's disease (AD). Here we provide the first evidence thatExpand
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Bioactive xanthones from the roots of Hypericum perforatum (common St John's wort).
BACKGROUND Extracts of Hypericum perforatum L. (common St John's wort; Hypericaceae) are sold as phytopharmaceuticals and herbal supplements to treat mild to moderate depression and as foodExpand
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Morphological and Phytochemical Diversity among Hypericum Species of the Mediterranean Basin.
The genus Hypericum L. (St. John's wort, Hypericaceae) includes more than 450 species that occur in temperature or tropical mountain regions of the world. Monographic work on the genus has resultedExpand
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Anti-inflammatory phloroglucinol derivatives from Hypericum empetrifolium.
Phytochemical investigation of Hypericum empetrifolium Willd. (Clusiaceae), a species native to Greece and Turkey has led to the bioassay-guided identification of two acylphloroglucinol derivativesExpand
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Chemical composition and antifungal activity of Arnica longifolia, Aster hesperius, and Chrysothamnus nauseosus essential oils.
Essential oils from three different Asteraceae obtained by hydrodistillation of aerial parts were analyzed by gas chromatography (GC) and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC/MS). Main compoundsExpand
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Flavonoid Glycosides and Naphthodianthrones in the Sawfly Tenthredo zonula and its Host-Plants,Hypericum perforatum and H. hirsutum
Larvae of the sawfly Tenthredo zonula are specialized on Hypericum. Whether the sawfly is able to sequester plant metabolites was unknown. Aerial materials of Hypericum perforatum and H. hirsutum, asExpand
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