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Cosmetic and therapeutic use of ornamental plants

  title={Cosmetic and therapeutic use of ornamental plants},
  author={A. Radosz and Sylwia Klasik-Ciszewska and Katarzyna Duda-Grychtoł},
The main theme of this article is the cosmetic and medicinal use of ornamental plants. Its purpose is to present to the reader the beneficial effect of ornamental plants on the skin and the human body. Here you can find information on specific ornamental plants such as Aloe vera, Lavendula angustifolia, Calendula officinalis, Sea-buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) and Rose canina, including their systematics, that is how they come from, what they look like and to which family they belong. The… Expand


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Medicinal and therapeutic potential of Sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides L.).
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Aloe vera in dermatology: a brief review.
  • A. Feily, M. Namazi
  • Medicine
  • Giornale italiano di dermatologia e venereologia : organo ufficiale, Societa italiana di dermatologia e sifilografia
  • 2009
The results suggest that oral administration of aloe vera in mice is effective on wound healing, can decrease the number and size of papillomas and reduce the incidence of tumors and leishmania parasitemia by >90% in the liver, spleen, and bone marrow. Expand
Characterization of Rose Hip ( Rosa canina L.) Fruits Extracts and Evaluation of Their in vitro Antioxidant Activity
The investigated wild growing Rosa canina L. from Bulgaria was evaluated as a rich source of antioxidants and revealed their potential application as food and herbal cosmetic preparations. Expand
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Adres do korespondencji Sylwia Klasik-Ciszewska Śląska Wyższa Szkoła Medyczna w Katowicach
  • ul. Mickiewicza
  • 2008