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Terpenoids for medicine

  title={Terpenoids for medicine},
  author={Justin T. Fischedick},
This thesis is concerns research on monoterpenoids, sesquiterpenoids, and diterpenoids with medicinal properties. Terpenoids from commond herbs as well as Cannabis sativa, Inula britannica, Tanacetum parthenium, and Salvia officinalis were investigated 

Phytochemical studies on Choisya x dewitteana 'Aztec Pearl'

The work described in this thesis centres the isolation of the major constituents of Choisya x dewitteana ‘Aztec Pearl’ and the evaluation of the antinociceptive activities of its extracts of the plant as well as on some of the isolated compounds.

Salvia Extract Can Decrease DNA Damage Induced by Zeocin

Sage extract applied in a higher but low-toxic concentration showed well expressed protective potential againstZeocin and decreased the chromosome aberrations and micronuclei induced by zeocin in both testsystems.



Essential oils and fragrance compounds: bioactivity and mechanisms of action

  • M. Lahlou
  • Chemistry, Environmental Science
  • 2004
Many studies on essential oils and fragrance compounds are performed and then published without any biological testing whatsoever. In addition, the mechanisms of action of such compounds can remain

Pharmaceutical and therapeutic Potentials of essential oils and their individual volatile constituents: a review

  • A. Edris
  • Chemistry
    Phytotherapy research : PTR
  • 2007
The possible role and mode of action of these natural products is discussed with regard to the prevention and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular diseases including atherosclerosis and thrombosis, as well as their bioactivity as antibacterial, antiviral, antioxidants and antidiabetic agents.

Methods to study the phytochemistry and bioactivity of essential oils

  • M. Lahlou
  • Chemistry, Environmental Science
    Phytotherapy research : PTR
  • 2004
Standardisation of some of the methods to study the bioactivity of essential oils and their constituents is desirable to permit more comprehensive evaluation of plant oils, and greater comparability of the results obtained by different investigators.

Systemic Availability and Pharmacokinetics of Thymol in Humans

To determine the systemic availability and the pharmacokinetics of thymol after oral application to humans, a clinical trial was carried out in 12 healthy volunteers and foundThymol sulfate was detectable up to 41 hours after administration and urinary excretion could be followed over 24 hours.

Effect of Eucalyptus Essential Oil on Respiratory Bacteria and Viruses

The antiviral activity, assessed by means of virus yield experiments titered by the end-point dilution method for adenovirus, and by plaque reduction assay for mumps virus, disclosed only a mild activity on mumped virus.

Herbal medicine in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

Chinese herbal medicine appears to have therapeutic potential for Alzheimer’s disease through multi-target and multi-pathway approach at cellular and molecular levels and holistic adjustment of the body at organ system levels.