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Published on Jan 1, 2019in Pharmacognosy Reviews
Mirna Clemente1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UFPR: Federal University of Paraná),
Marilis Dallarmi Miguel13
Estimated H-index: 13
(UFPR: Federal University of Paraná)
+ 6 AuthorsObdulio Gomes Miguel15
Estimated H-index: 15
(UFPR: Federal University of Paraná)
Nasturtium officinale (Watercress) is a perennial dicotyledonous herbaceous plant and a member of the Brassicaceae family. The leaves of this plant are used as a home remedy as expectorant and hypoglycemic. They can also be used in the treatment of hyperlipidemia, hypertension, as well as many other chronic diseases. This finding supports the idea of watercress being a health promoter. In addition, this study intends to provide recommendations for future research. This systematic review was perf...
Published on Jan 1, 2019in Pharmacognosy Reviews
Yik-Ling Chew1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UCSI University)
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease that is characterized by intense pruritus and eczematous lesions. It is an increasingly pruritic inflammatory skin disorder which can affect both children and adults. Natural products offer great hope in the identification of bioactive lead compounds and their development into topical cream or ointment in managing skin diseases which are associated with inflammatory response. One of the most popular natural products which have been v...
Published on Jan 1, 2019in Pharmacognosy Reviews
CarolineLin Lin Chua (Taylors University), IdaMay Jen Ng (Taylors University)
Xanthones are well known for their significant biological activities and can be found in many herbal medicines. These compounds have the ability to regulate various inflammatory activities and signaling pathways in immune cells, especially macrophages. Macrophages are innate immune cells that can either fuel or dampen an inflammatory response depending on their activation states and play an active role in the development of inflammatory diseases such as atherosclerosis, arthritis, cancer, and di...
Published on Jan 1, 2019in Pharmacognosy Reviews
Kit-Kay Mak1
Estimated H-index: 1
(International Medical University),
Masnah Banu Kamal (International Medical University)+ 6 AuthorsMallikarjuna Rao Pichika9
Estimated H-index: 9
(International Medical University)
Eugenol and eugenol-containing plants are used in ethno and modern medicine for various biological activities including antimicrobial activity. This review article provides an insightful transformation of eugenol from being an ethnomedicine to being a food protectant in the food industry. Scientific publications on the antimicrobial activity of eugenol and its respective advancements were collected from scientific databases such as Scopus, PubMed, and Google Scholar published between 1995 and Ju...
Published on Jan 1, 2019in Pharmacognosy Reviews
AgustinaDwi Retno Nurcahyanti (Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia), Agustina Dwi Retno Nurcahyanti (Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia)
Cancer has become a growing health threat due to the emergence of multidrug resistance and the increasing diversity of cancer cells. The continuous investigation into the development of anticancer agents and treatments is crucial because the current treatments can cause adverse side effects and are often ineffective. Anticancer derived medicinal plants are a potential source of treatment. However, the abundance of medicinal plant species can cause several problems, like the adulteration. The aut...
Published on Jan 1, 2018in Pharmacognosy Reviews
Islamudin Ahmad1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Mulawarman University),
Arry Yanuar4
Estimated H-index: 4
(UI: University of Indonesia)
+ 1 AuthorsAbdul Mun’im (UI: University of Indonesia)
Background: Ionic liquid-based microwave-assisted extraction (IL-MAE) is one of the non-conventional extraction methods that has been developed and applied in recent years. Some studies have reported the success of this approach for extracting the target compound (secondary metabolites) from medicinal plants optimally. Objective: This review paper aimed to provide detail information about the application of the IL-MAE method as a fast and green extraction of a secondary metabolite from the medic...
Published on Jan 1, 2018in Pharmacognosy Reviews
Elahe. Aleebrahim-Dehkordy (IAU: Islamic Azad University), Sadra Ansaripour1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences)
+ 1 AuthorsShirin Saberianpour1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Tabriz University of Medical Sciences)
The roles of thyroid glands in different functions of the body have been well explained such that hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism can impair the metabolism and normal functions of the body's tissues. Recently, using medicinal plants and their active compounds in treating diseases has attracted attention, and the people's tendency to use these compounds, which are considered to be low risk and to cause no side effect, is increasing. Because changes in the levels of thyroid hormones have consid...
Published on Jan 1, 2018in Pharmacognosy Reviews
Sn. V. L. Sirisha (Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad), Anjana Male (Nirmala College)+ 3 AuthorsG Surendra
Diospyros species plants belong to Ebenaceae family are grown in most tropical areas and helpful for treating many diseases and disorders, which is mostly used by tribal people, but very few scientific evidence is available for approving its folklore uses. Hence, an attempt has been made to collect information regarding three of its genus plants known as Diospyros virginiana, Diospyros kaki , and Diospyros chloroxylon . Cultivational requirements, morphological characters, folklore uses, pharmac...
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