Free radical scavenging, antimicrobial and immunomodulatory activities of Orthosiphon stamineus.

@article{Alshawsh2012FreeRS,
  title={Free radical scavenging, antimicrobial and immunomodulatory activities of Orthosiphon stamineus.},
  author={Mohammed A Alshawsh and Mahmood Ameen Abdulla and Salmah Ismail and Zahra A. Amin and Suhailah Wasman Qader and Hamid A Hadi and Nabil Saad Mohammed Harmal},
  journal={Molecules},
  year={2012},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={5385-95}
}
Orthosiphon stamineus is considered an important traditional folk medicine. In this study ethanol and aqueous extracts of O. stamineus were evaluated in vitro for their antioxidant, antimicrobial as well as for their immunomodulatory properties on human peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs). The DPPH radical scavenging method was used for the determination of antioxidant activity, while the antibacterial efficacy was investigated by both disc diffusion method and Minimum Inhibitory… CONTINUE READING