Mumijo Traditional Medicine: Fossil Deposits from Antarctica (Chemical Composition and Beneficial Bioactivity)

  title={Mumijo Traditional Medicine: Fossil Deposits from Antarctica (Chemical Composition and Beneficial Bioactivity)},
  author={Anna Maria Aiello and Ernesto Fattorusso and Marialuisa Menna and Rocco Vitalone and Heinz C. Schr{\"o}der and Werner E G M{\"u}ller},
  booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM},
Mumijo is a widely used traditional medicine, especially in Russia, Altai Mountains, Mongolia, Iran Kasachstan and in Kirgistan. Mumijo preparations have been successfully used for the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases; they display immune-stimulating and antiallergic activity as well. In the present study, we investigate the chemical composition and the biomedical potential of a Mumijo(-related) product collected from the Antarctica. The yellow material originates from the snow… CONTINUE READING


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