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1. Some pharmacological effects of Tityus obscurus venom in rats and mice.

There are a great number of studies about Brazilian scorpions. However, little is known about the venom of scorpions of northern Brazil, mainly about Tityus obscurus, which is responsible for the most number of accidents in the Amazon. Thus, this study aimed to evaluate some pharmacological effects ...

Author(s) : Santos-da-Silva, A. de P.; Candido, D. M.; Nencioni, A. L. A.; Kimura, L. F.; Prezotto Neto, J. P.; Barbaro, K. C.; Chalkidis, H. M.; Dorce, V. A. C.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Toxicon 2017 Vol.126 pp.51-58 ref.many

3. Effect of St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) oily extract for the care and treatment of pressure sores; a case report.

Ethnopharmacological relevance: Topical formulations such as oily extracts or ointments prepared with the flowering aerial parts of St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum L., Hypericaceae) have been used in the management of a wide range dermatological problems including superficial wounds and...

Author(s) : Yücel, A.; Kan, Y.; Yesİlada, E.; Akın, O.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2017 Vol.196 pp.236-241

4. Antianxiety activity guided isolation and characterization of bergenin from Caesalpinia digyna Rottler roots.

Ethnopharmacological relevance: Caesalpinia digyna Rottler (Caesalpiniaceae) roots have been used traditionally for soothing nerves, as nervine tonic and febrifuge. The aim of the present study was to isolate the antianxiety constituent(s) from C. digyna roots following bioactivity guided...

Author(s) : Jitender Singh; Ashwani Kumar; Anupam Sharma

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2017 Vol.195 pp.182-187 ref.34

5. Clinical pharmacology of Citrus bergamia: a systematic review.

Citrus bergamia Risso et Poiteau ("Bergamot") originated from the Mediterranean ecoregion (southern Italy, Calabria). Bergamot essential oil (BEO) is used in perfumes, cosmetics, and for stress reduction. Juice from C. bergamia has been used for hyperlipidemia. We evaluated literature published on ...

Author(s) : Mannucci, C.; Navarra, M.; Calapai, F.; Squeri, R.; Gangemi, S.; Calapai, G.

Publisher : Wiley, Chichester, UK

Journal article : Phytotherapy Research 2017 Vol.31 No.1 pp.27-39 ref.47

6. A traditional herbal formula composed of 'white' herbs down regulates tyrosinase-related proteins in B16F10 melanoma cells.

The traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) theory postulates the pharmacological targets of white-coloured herbs include skin. To explore the therapeutic implications of this theory in skin disorders, especially for excess pigmentation, a series of anti-melanogenic evaluations were performed using a...

Author(s) : Bang ChaeYoung; Kim MinKyoung; Kim SuHyun; Kim DongIl; Choung SeYoung; Jang YoungPyo

Publisher : National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources, CSIR, New Delhi, India

Journal article : Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge 2017 Vol.16 No.1 pp.68-72 ref.23

7. Curative remedies for rheumatoid arthritis: herbal informatics approach for rational based selection of natural plant products.

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory and systemic autoimmune disease characterized by joint pain, swelling and stiffness. Inflammatory mediators such as pro-inflammatory cytokines, IL-6, COX-2, TNF-alpha, etc. attack joints upon activation and generate reactive oxygen/nitrogen species,...

Author(s) : Ankit Tanwar; Pallavi Thakur; Raman Chawla; Ansari, M. M.; Chakotiya, A. S.; Siddharth Gusain; Rajeev Goel; Rajesh Arora; Sharma, R. K.; Khan, H. A.

Publisher : National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources, CSIR, New Delhi, India

Journal article : Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge 2017 Vol.16 No.1 pp.128-133 ref.22

8. Chemical and medico biological applications of the genus Costus (Gingers).

Many herbal remedies individually or in combination have been recommended in various medical treatises for the cure of different diseases. Medicinal plants have served as nature's gift to make disease free healthy life. The genus Costus Linn. Belongs to family Costaceae, which has been separated...

Author(s) : Anusha Ajayakumar; Sini, K. R.; Sreekanth, M. C.

Publisher : Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, Jaipur, India

Journal article : Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research 2016 Vol.8 No.8 pp.453-458 ref.73

9. Physicochemical evaluation and pharmacognostical standardization of Pellionia heyneana Wedd. leaf.

Introduction: Pellionia heyneana Wedd. Leaves have long been employed as a traditional remedy by the Cholanaikan tribe of South India to treat various ailments. Methods: Pharmacological and physicochemical evaluation of P. heyneana leaf has been carried out to determine its macro and microscopic...

Author(s) : Vilash, V.; Suja, S. R.; Latha, P. G.; Kumar, A. L. A.; Ragesh, R. N.; Rajasekharan, S.

Publisher : Phcog.Net, Bangalore, India

Journal article : Pharmacognosy Journal 2016 Vol.8 No.6 pp.551-556 ref.17

10. Tris (1, 3-dichloro-2-propyl) phosphate induces apoptosis and autophagy in SH-SY5Y cells: involvement of ROS-mediated AMPK/mTOR/ULK1 pathways.

Tris (1, 3-dichloro-2-propyl) phosphate (TDCIPP), an extensively used organophosphorus flame retardant, is frequently detected in the environment and biota. Recent studies have shown that TDCIPP has neurotoxic effects. We hypothesized that the neurotoxicity might occur via the induction of the...

Author(s) : Li RuiWen; Zhou PeiJiang; Guo YongYong; Lee JaeSeong; Zhou BingSheng

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food and Chemical Toxicology 2017 Vol.100 pp.183-196 ref.many

11. The effects of Sceletium tortuosum (L.) N.E. Br. extract fraction in the chick anxiety-depression model.

Ethnopharmacological relevance: Sceletium tortuosum (L.) N.E. Br. has been reported to elevate mood, reduce anxiety and stress and alleviate pain. Aim of study This study sought to examine the effects of an S. tortuosum alkaloid enriched fraction in the chick anxiety-depression model, a model that...

Author(s) : Carpenter, J. M.; Jourdan, M. K.; Fountain, E. M.; Ali, Z.; Abe, N.; Khan, I. A.; Sufka, K. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2016 Vol.193 pp.329-332

12. Revision and improvement of criterion on traditional Chinese medicines in Chinese Pharmacopoeia 2015.

Chinese Pharmacopoeia is updated every five years, of which traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is the most important part. The 2015 version completed by the 10th Pharmacopoeia Commission has come into operation since December 1, 2015. Here we introduced the revision and improvement of quality...

Author(s) : Dan Yang; Qian ZhongZhi; Peng Yong; Chen ChangQing; Liu YanZe; Tai Wen; Qi JingWen

Publisher : Tianjin Press, Tianjin, China

Journal article : Chinese Herbal Medicines 2016 Vol.8 No.3 pp.196-208

13. How do government regulations influence the ability to practice Chinese herbal medicine in western countries.

Ethnopharmacological relevance: The regulation policies of substances used in Chinese Herbal Medicine (CHM), have a direct influence on the ability of health providers to practice in the clinic. Aim of the study: We set out to assess the truth behind the assumption that practice of CHM in the west...

Author(s) : Fleischer, T.; Su YiChang; Lin JuiShan [Lin, J. S. S. ]

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2017 Vol.196 pp.104-109 ref.27

14. Biosynthesis and therapeutic implications of iridoid glycosides from Picrorhiza genus: the road ahead.

Picrorhiza genus is emerging as an important paradigm for herbal drug formulations due to its versatile iridoid glycosides exhibition and robustness in the treatment of diverse infections including hepatic amoebiasis, cancer, malaria, ulcerative colitis and cerebral ischemia reperfusion injury....

Author(s) : Varun Kumar; Chauhan, R. S.; Chanderdeep Tandon

Publisher : Springer, New Delhi, India

Journal article : Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology 2017 Vol.26 No.1 pp.1-13 ref.86

15. De novo transcriptome sequencing-based discovery and expression analyses of verbascoside biosynthesis-associated genes in Rehmannia glutinosa tuberous roots.

Verbascoside is a phenylethanoid glycoside found in many plant species, and possessing some pharmacologically beneficial activities for human health. The tentative pathway and early steps of verbascoside biosynthesis have been documented, but key enzymes and their corresponding genes await...

Author(s) : Zhou YanQing; Wang XiangNan; Wang WanShen; Duan HongYing

Publisher : Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Molecular Breeding 2016 Vol.36 No.10 pp.139 ref.34

16. Anti-inflammatory activity of Citrus bergamia derivatives: where do we stand?

Inflammatory diseases affect a large portion of the worldwide population, and chronic inflammation is a major risk factor for several dangerous pathologies. To limit the side effects of both synthetic and biological anti-inflammatory drugs, the use of herbal medicines, nutraceuticals and food...

Author(s) : Ferlazzo, N.; Cirmi, S.; Calapai, G.; Ventura-Spagnolo, E.; Gangemi, S.; Navarra, M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Molecules 2016 Vol.21 No.10 pp.1273 ref.64

17. Phytochemistry and pharmacological properties of lychee (Litchi chinensis Sonn).

Fruits plants are a reservoir of nutrients and natural drugs. At present, researchers recommend the consumption of fresh fruits to enhance immunity, mental health and physical health. Lychee (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) is one of the admired genus of the soapberry family (Sapindaceae) which includes...

Author(s) : Pooja Taak; Bhupendra Koul

Publisher : Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, Jaipur, India

Journal article : Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research 2016 Vol.8 No.10 pp.35-48 ref.51

18. Ethnopharmacological survey of medicinal plants used by patients with psoriasis in the West Bank of Palestine.

Background: Psoriasis is a frequent skin inflammatory disorder that inflicts millions of patients around the globe. To meet their healthcare needs, patients with psoriasis often seek treatment outside the allopathic paradigm. Use of medicinal plants has emerged as one of the most common and...

Author(s) : Shawahna, R.; Jaradat, N. A.

Publisher : BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 Vol.17 No.4 pp.(3 January 2017) ref.48

19. New herbal composition (OA-F2) protects cartilage degeneration in a rat model of collagenase induced osteoarthritis.

Background: Prevalence of osteoarthritis (OA) is on rise on the global scale. At present there are no satisfactory pharmacological agents for treating OA. Our previous study showed that Sida cordifolia L. and Zingiber officinale Rosc. had protective effect on cartilage. Here, we describe the effect ...

Author(s) : Nirmal, P. S.; Jagtap, S. D.; Narkhede, A. N.; Nagarkar, B. E.; Harsulkar, A. M.

Publisher : BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 Vol.17 No.6 pp.(3 January 2017) ref.34

20. IL-1β-induced modulation of gene expression profile in human dermal fibroblasts: the effects of Thai herbal Sahatsatara formula, piperine and gallic acid possessing antioxidant properties.

Background: Pain is the main symptom of most musculoskeletal disorders and can be caused by inflammation in association with oxidative stress. Thai herbal Sahatsatara formula (STF), a polyherbal formula, has been traditionally used for relieving muscle pain and limb numbness. This study aimed to...

Author(s) : Thamsermsang, O.; Akarasereenont, P.; Laohapand, T.; Panich, U.

Publisher : BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 Vol.17 No.32 pp.(9 January 2017) ref.47

21. Pharmacology of a traditional Chinese herb, Shuangren-Anshen capsule, in a hemorrhage mouse model by using an orthogonal array design.

Shuangren-Anshen capsule (SAC) is a traditional Chinese herb that was improved in our laboratory. An orthogonal experiment [L9(3)4] was used to optimize the extraction conditions. In vivo, a hemorrhage mouse model was established and the hemoglobin contents of normal control, model control, and...

Author(s) : Liu, X. X.; Agudamu, A.; Zhang, X.; Wei, Y.; Song, X.; Li, Y. L.

Publisher : FUNPEC, Brazil

Journal article : Genetics and Molecular Research 2016 Vol.15 No.3 pp.15038806 ref.19

22. Evaluation of the chemical composition and biological activity of extracts of Tetragonisca angustula propolis and Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi (Anacardiaceae).

Native stingless bee propolis (or cerume) has begun to be studied in the last decades, mainly focused on its pharmacological properties. In this study, however, the chemical composition of diverse samples of Tetragonisca angustula propolis was compared via ESI-MS fingerprinting and ultra-high...

Author(s) : Carneiro, M. J.; López, B. G. C.; Lancellotti, M.; Franchi, G. C.; Nowill, A. E.; Sawaya, A. C. H. F.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Journal of Apicultural Research 2016 Vol.55 No.4 pp.315-323

23. Effects of Ginkgo biloba on dementia: an overview of systematic reviews.

Objective: To assess the cumulative evidence on the efficacy and effectiveness of Ginkgo biloba extract (GbE) in the treatment of dementia. Design: Overview of systematic reviews. Methods: PubMed/MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochrane, and Google Scholar were searched in June 2016. Systematic reviews (SRs) of...

Author(s) : Yuan QiuJu; Wang ChongWen; Shi Jun; Lin ZhiXiu

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2017 Vol.195 pp.1-9 ref.many

24. Mesembrine alkaloids: review of their occurrence, chemistry, and pharmacology.

Ethnopharmacological relevance: Mesembrine alkaloids are considered to be the primary active constituents of the South African medicinal plant Sceletium tortuosum (L.) N.E.Br. (Aizoaceae), and it is used as the dried or fermented aerial material from the plant, which is known as kanna (aka, channa, ...

Author(s) : Krstenansky, J. L.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2017 Vol.195 pp.10-19 ref.many

25. Neuroprotective effects of 2,3,5,4′-tetrahydoxystilbene-2-O-β-D-glucoside from Polygonum multiflorum against glutamate-induced oxidative toxicity in HT22 cells.

Ethnopharmacological relevance: Since ancient times, Polygonum multiflorum Thunb. has been used to treat premature grey hair, dizziness, and blurred vision in East Asia. A major bioactive constituent of this medicinal herb, 2,3,5,4′-tetrahydoxystilbene-2-O-β-D-glucoside (THSG), has antioxidant...

Author(s) : Lee SunYoung; Ahn SungMin; Wang Ziyu; Choi YoungWhan; Shin HwaKyoung; Choi ByungTae

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2017 Vol.195 pp.64-70 ref.35