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While the Hibiscus asper Hook.f. (Malvaceae) is a traditional herb largely used in tropical region of the Africa as vegetable, potent sedative, tonic and restorative, anti-inflammatory and antidepressive drug, there is very little scientific data concerning the efficacy of this.
Department of Agriculture, Cattle farming and Derived products, High Institute of the Sahel, University of Maroua, Cameroon.
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Name: Journal of ethnopharmacology
Phytochemical investigation is very valuable for the ethnomedicinally important plants Bauhinia racemosa Lam (BR) and Cordia dichotoma Linn (CD) used for the cure of variety of ailments. This study wa...
Hibiscus sabdariffa L. (Malvaceae) is a common traditional tea that has many biological activities.
Scandix pecten-veneris L. or Shepherd's-needle is a weed species used in some countries for medicinal purposes. In this study S. pecten-veneris leaves were shade dried, powdered and extracted with met...
Inhibition of Tumor Necrosis Factor-α and Interleukin-1β Production in Lipopolysaccharide-Stimulated Monocytes by Methanolic Extract of Elephantopus scaber Linn and Identification of Bioactive Components.
The methanolic extract of E. scaber Linn was evaluated for anti-inflammatory activity by determining its effects on production of pro-inflammatory cytokines like Tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) and ...
Sonchus asper is used extensively as an herbal anti-inflammatory for treatment of bronchitis, asthma, wounds, burns, and cough; however, further investigation is needed in order to understand the unde...
This study will include women who will undergo pelvic reconstructive surgery and/or anti-incontinence sling procedures. Patients will be randomized to the combination of L-methionine, Hib...
The goal of this study is to find out whether the plant compounds present in Hibiscus sabdariffa, a plant commonly used in herbal tea blends and other beverages, will have a beneficial eff...
The investigators performed a 12-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled human trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Eriobotyra Japonica Lindley Extract on improvement of...
To assess the effect of risperidone 2 mg daily (QD) on the differential sensitivity of 2 spatial working memory tests (the GMLT and MDR) in non-agitated, drug-naive patients suffering from...
The main objective of this experiment is to assess the impact of parabolic flight on (1) spatial memory and orientation, (2) the changes in brain structure and function, and particularly t...
A dehydrated extract of thyroid glands. After the removal of fat and connective tissue, the extract is dried or lyophilized to yield a yellowish to buff-colored amorphous powder containing 0.17-0.23% of iodine.
An acquired organic mental disorder with loss of intellectual abilities of sufficient severity to interfere with social or occupational functioning. The dysfunction is multifaceted and involves memory, behavior, personality, judgment, attention, spatial relations, language, abstract thought, and other executive functions. The intellectual decline is usually progressive, and initially spares the level of consciousness.
An alkaloid that occurs in the extract of leaves of wild tomato plants. It has been found to inhibit the growth of various fungi and bacteria. It is used as a precipitating agent for steroids. (From The Merck Index, 11th ed)
A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. The common name of thoroughwort is also used for other plants including EUPATORIUM; CHROMOLAENA, Hebeclinium and Koanophyllon. Eupolin is the aqueous extract of the leaves.
A plant genus of the family Hamamelidaceae, order Hamamelidales. It is known for the astringent (ASTRINGENTS) extract of leaves and bark used in over the counter preparations. This should not be confused with the similar named Hamelia genus (RUBIACEAE).
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