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Costus

A plant genus of the family Costaceae (sometimes classified in Zingiberaceae), order Zingiberales, subclass Zingiberidae, class Liliopsida… Expand
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2013
2013
Background: Saussurea costus (Falc.) Lipschitz, syn Saussurea lappa C.B. Clarke, one of the best-known species within this genus… Expand
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
BackgroundPhyto-remedies for diabetic control are popular among patients with Type II Diabetes mellitus (DM), in addition to… Expand
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
In this study the antioxidant activity of the plant Costus pictus is evaluated for the first time. It is a newly introduced plant… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The dried roots of Saussurea lappa, called costus roots, are used in the traditional system of medicine for the treatment of… Expand
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The methanol extract of Costus pictus (C. pictus )D .DON (Family: Zingiberaceae) leaf was investigated for its anti-diabetic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Saussurea costus (Falc.) Lipschitz from the family Asteraceae is an important medicinal drug, the roots of which are widely used… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Four germacrenes, previously shown to be intermediates in sesquiterpene lactone biosynthesis, were isolated from fresh costus… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BackgroundEthnomedicines are used by hunters for themselves and their hunting dogs in Trinidad. Plants are used for snakebites… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Dichloromethane and methanol extracts of 13 Zingiberaceae species from the Alpinia, Costus and Zingiber genera were screened for… Expand
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Homeosis has played an important role in the evolution of the flowers of the Zingiberales, especially those of the Ginger Group… Expand
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