Lipophilic extracts of Leucas zeylanica, a multi-purpose medicinal plant in the tropics, inhibit key enzymes involved in inflammation and gout.

@article{Napagoda2018LipophilicEO,
  title={Lipophilic extracts of Leucas zeylanica, a multi-purpose medicinal plant in the tropics, inhibit key enzymes involved in inflammation and gout.},
  author={Mayuri Tharanga Napagoda and Jana Gerstmeier and Hannah Butschek and Sybille Lorenz and Dinusha Kanatiwela and Mallique Qader and Ajith de S Nagahawatte and Sudhara De Soyza and Gaya Bandara Wijayaratne and Ale{\vs} Svato{\vs} and Lalith Jayasinghe and Andreas Koeberle and Oliver Werz},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2018},
  volume={224},
  pages={
          474-481
        }
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Leucas zeylanica (L.) W.T. Aiton is a popular, multi-purpose medicinal plant in Sri Lanka but the pharmacological potential and the chemical profile have not been systematically investigated to understand and rationalize the reported ethnobotanical significance. AIM OF THE STUDY The present study was undertaken to… CONTINUE READING