The effect of standardized Echinacea purpurea extract on rat cytochrome P450 expression level.

@article{Mrozikiewicz2010TheEO,
  title={The effect of standardized Echinacea purpurea extract on rat cytochrome P450 expression level.},
  author={Przemysław Michał Mrozikiewicz and Anna Bogacz and Monika Karasiewicz and Przemysław L Mikolajczak and Marcin Ożarowski and Agnieszka Seremak-Mrozikiewicz and Bogusław Czerny and Teresa Bobkiewicz-Kozlowska and Edmund Grześkowiak},
  journal={Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 10},
  pages={830-3}
}
It is claimed that application of botanical supplements or herbal medicinal products with synthetic drugs that are cytochrome P450 enzymes substrates may induce significant herb-drug interactions and may alter pharmacotherapy. Echinacea preparations are one of the best selling products in the Europe and their medicinal use is still increasing but data about… CONTINUE READING