Anti-inflammatory activity of extract and fractions from Nepeta sibthorpii Bentham.

  title={Anti-inflammatory activity of extract and fractions from Nepeta sibthorpii Bentham.},
  author={Natalizia Miceli and Maria Fernanda Taviano and Daniele Giuffrida and Ada Trovato and Olga Tzakou and Enza Maria Galati},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  volume={97 2},
Several species of Nepeta genus are utilized in folk medicine for treatment of contusions, rheumatic pains, fever, cutaneous eruptions. Some species are employed for their anti-inflammatory properties. In this paper, we report the results of phytochemical studies on aerial parts of Nepeta sibthorpii Bentham (Lamiaceae), an endemic plant of Greece. The bioassay-guided fractionation of methanol extract led to the isolation of ursolic acid and polyphenol fraction. By HPLC, we determined some… CONTINUE READING


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