Anti-inflammatory and antiulcerogenic activities of leaf extracts and sesquiterpene from Teucrium ramosissimum (Lamiaceae).

@article{Sghaier2011AntiinflammatoryAA,
  title={Anti-inflammatory and antiulcerogenic activities of leaf extracts and sesquiterpene from Teucrium ramosissimum (Lamiaceae).},
  author={Mohamed Ben Sghaier and Hedi Harizi and Teheni Louhichi and Mounira Krifa and Kamel Gh{\'e}dira and Leila Chekir-Ghedira},
  journal={Immunopharmacology and immunotoxicology},
  year={2011},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={656-62}
}
Teucrium ramosissimum (Lamiaceae) is a native and endemic medicinal plant from South of Tunisia traditionally used for the treatment of many diseases. The anti-inflammatory and antiulcerogenic activities of sesquiterpene (β-eudesmol), chloroform, and ethyl acetate leaf extracts from T. ramosissimum were assayed. Macrophage phagocytic activity and lymphocyte proliferation in the absence and presence of mitogens (lipopolysaccharide [LPS] or lectin) were investigated. Depending on the… CONTINUE READING

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