Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Properties of Algerian Thymelaea microphylla Coss. and Dur. Extracts

@article{Dehimi2016AntioxidantAA,
  title={Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Properties of Algerian Thymelaea microphylla Coss. and Dur. Extracts},
  author={Khadidja Dehimi and Antonio Speciale and Antonina Saija and Saliha Dahamna and Roberto Raciti and Francesco Cimino and Mariateresa Cristani},
  journal={Pharmacognosy Magazine},
  year={2016},
  volume={12},
  pages={203 - 210}
}
Background: Thymelaea microphylla Coss. et Dur. (Thymelaeaceae) (TM) is a rare medicinal plant endemic to Algeria. Leaves decoction is used in folk medicine for anticancer, anti-inflammatory, and antidiabetic properties. Objective: Herein, the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of different extracts from leaves and flowers of Algerian TM were evaluated. Materials and Methods: The study was carried out by in vitro cell-free assays (antioxidant/radical properties), ex vivo experiments… 

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