Anti-inflammatory activity of Commiphora molmol

  title={Anti-inflammatory activity of Commiphora molmol},
  author={M. Tariq and A. M. Ageel and M. Al-Yahya and J. S. Mossa and M. Al-Said and N. S. Parmar},
  journal={Agents and Actions},
The petroleum ether extract of the oleo-gum resin of Commiphora molmol, at a dose of 500 mg/kg body weight, produced significant inhibition of carrageenan induced inflammation and cotton pellet granuloma. The extract also showed significant antipyretic activity in mice. Further studies on the fractionation of phytoconstituents and their mechanism of action are in progress. 
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Pretreatment with an extract of Balessan prevented the prolongation of the barbiturate sleeping time associated with carbon tetrachloride-induced liver damage in mice and suggested that the plant C. opobalsamum may act as an antioxidant agent and may have a hepatoprotective effect. Expand
Analgesic, anti-inflammatory and anti-hyperlipidemic activities of Commiphora molmol extract (Myrrh)
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GC-MS Analysis of Commiphora molmol Oleo-Resin Extracts which Inhibit the growth of Bacterial Triggers of Selected Autoimmune Diseases.
Introduction: Myrrh has been used traditionally for the inhibition of microbial growth and for the treatment of rheumatic diseases. Despite this, myrrh extracts are yet to be tested for the abilityExpand
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All different Commiphora myrrh seed extract (aqueous, ethyl acetate and petroleum ether) have high activity against Candida albicans fungus and the activity against bacteria and fungi is high. Expand
Randomised clinical trial: a herbal preparation of myrrh, chamomile and coffee charcoal compared with mesalazine in maintaining remission in ulcerative colitis – a double‐blind, double‐dummy study
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It was concluded that, the adverse effects, induced by lead acetate, were markedly ameliorated by co-treatment with myrrh extract, and the previous changes in cerebellum and testes were supported by the morphometric results. Expand
The genus Commiphora: a review of its traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology.
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Efficacy of Commiphora molmol against hepatic coccidiosis (Eimeria stiedae) in the domestic rabbit
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