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Antiviral traditional medicines against herpes simplex virus (HSV-1), poliovirus, and measles virus in vitro and their therapeutic efficacies for HSV-1 infection in mice.
One hundred forty-two kinds of traditional medicines, which have been historically used in China, Indonesia, and Japan, were examined for the antiviral activity of their hot water (HW) extractsExpand
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Inhibitory effects of Egyptian folk medicines on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) reverse transcriptase.
Extracts of 41 medicinal plants used in Egyptian folk medicine were screened for their inhibitory effects on human immunodeficiency virus-1 reverse transcriptase. The extracts of fruits ofExpand
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Antioxidative effects of phenylethanoids from Cistanche deserticola.
The acetone-H2O (9:1) extract from the stem of Cistanche deserticola showed a strong free radical scavenging activity. Nine major phenylethanoid compounds were isolated from this extract. They wereExpand
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Four di-O-caffeoyl quinic acid derivatives from propolis. Potent hepatoprotective activity in experimental liver injury models.
The water extract of propolis (PWE) showed a strong hepatoprotective activity against CCl4-toxicity in rats and D-galactosamine (GalN)/lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced liver injury in mice. The PWEExpand
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Anti-inflammatory effects of emodin from ventilago leiocarpa.
Emodin, a major component of the AcOEt and CHCl3 fractions from Ventilago leiocarpa Bunge (Rhamnaceae), was isolated. It exhibited apti-inflammatory effect on carrageenan-induced edema in rats.
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Hepatoprotective effect of Apocynum venetum and its active constituents.
The leaves of Apocynum venetum L. are used as a tea material in north China and Japan. A water extract (500 mg/kg/day, one week administration) of the leaves of A. venetum showed protective effectsExpand
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Isolation of two new coumarin glycosides from Notopterygium forbesii and evaluation of a Chinese crude drug, qiang-huo, the underground parts of N. incisum and N. forbesii, by high-performance liquid
From the ether extract of the underground part of Notopterygium forbesii, two new coumarin glycosides, bergaptol-O-beta-D-glucopyranoside and 6'-O-trans-feruloylnodakenin, were isolated along withExpand
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Hepatoprotective effect of Hovenia dulcis THUNB. on experimental liver injuries induced by carbon tetrachloride or D-galactosamine/lipopolysaccharide.
The hepatoprotective effects of the fruits of Hovenia dulcis THUNB. on chemically or immunologically induced experimental liver injury models were examined. The methanol extract showed significantExpand
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Processing of nux vomica. II. Changes in alkaloid composition of the seeds of Strychnos nux-vomica on traditional drug-processing.
In the course of our study on the drug-processing of the seeds of Strychnos nux-vomica L. (Loganiaceae), the alkaloid composition of the heat-treated seeds of S. nux-vomica was compared to that ofExpand
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Metabolism of glycyrrhizin by human intestinal flora.
During the course of experiments on the metabolism of Chinese crude drugs by human intestinal flora, glycyrrhizin, an active component of liquorice, was shown to be hydrolyzed to the aglycone,Expand
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