South African Helichrysum species: a review of the traditional uses, biological activity and phytochemistry.

AIMS OF THE STUDY In South Africa, the genus Helichrysum is widely used in traditional medicine. The uses are well documented although renaming of species and the resulting confusing taxonomic nomenclature may cause uncertainty as to which specific species was referred to in some reports. The aim of this paper is to present a collated and coherent overview… (More)