January 25, 2014 In Herbal Research

Regulatory

Draft amendment to drugs and cosmetics rules to license science-based botanicals, phytopharmaceuticals as drugs in India (Free full text)

Reviews

An overview of phytotherapeutic approaches for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (Abstract)

Crataegus spp.: cardiovascular disease prevention (Abstract, Free full text)

Immunopharmacology of the main herbal supplements (Echinacea, rodiola, ginseng) (Abstract)

Traditional Korean herbs and plants as immune-enhancing, antidiabetic, chemopreventive, and antioxidative agents (Abstract)

Other updates after the link.

Clinical trials

Liu Jun Zi Tang (Rikkunshi-to, Six-Gentleman Formula): amelioration of gastroparesis in Parkinson’s disease (Abstract)

Individual Botanicals

Achillea millefolium (yarrow): non-cytotoxic; antimutagenic activity (Abstract, Free full text)

Bauhinia forficata (Brazilian orchid tree): non-cytotoxic; antimutagenic activity (Abstract, Free full text)

Foeniculum vulgare (fenugreek): prevention of oxidation and, thus, related toxicity of acetaminophen via CYP2E1 inhibition (Abstract)

Rubus idaeus (raspberry) leaf: prevention of oxidation and, thus, related toxicity of acetaminophen via CYP2E1 inhibition (Abstract)

Salvinia auriculata (eared watermoss): antibacterial activity; use in soap as an excipient (Abstract, Free full text)

Schisandra chinensis (schisandra, schizandra): prevention of alcohol-induced fatty liver disease in rats (Absrtact)

Herbal Combinations

Liu Jun Zi Tang (Rikkunshi-to, Six-Gentleman Formula): amelioration of gastroparesis in Parkinson’s disease (Abstract)

Isolated Constituents

Glycoprotein from neem (Azadirachta indica) leaf: effects on regulatory T cells from cervical cancer stage IIIB patients (Abstract)

Madecassoside (from Centella asiatica, gotu kola): amelioration of pulmonary fibrosis (Abstract)

Natural Cosmetics

Salvinia auriculata (eared watermoss): antibacterial activity; use in soap as an excipient (Abstract, Free full text)

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