Chemical composition, antioxidant, antimicrobial and Antiproliferative activities of essential oil of Mentha spicata L. (Lamiaceae) from Algerian Saharan atlas

Bardaweel SK, Bakchiche B, Alsalamat HA, Rezzoug M, Gherib A, Flamini G, BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2018 ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Mentha spicata (M. spicata) is a member of Lamiaceae that spreads mainly in the temperate and sub-temperate zones of the world. It is considered as a rich source of essential oils, which is widely used… Read more »

Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiproliferative and antimycobacterial activities of the essential oil of Psidium guineense Sw. and spathulenol

do Nascimento KF, Moreira FMF, Alencar Santos J, Kassuya CAL, Croda JHR, Cardoso CAL, Vieira MDC, Góis Ruiz ALT, Ann Foglio M, de Carvalho JE, Formagio ASN Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2017 ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Leaves from Psidium guineense Sw. are used in popular medicine for the treatment of inflammatory disease. However, there is no scientific evidence… Read more »

Essential oils and their constituents as anticancer agents: a mechanistic view

Gautam N, Mantha AK, Mittal S BioMed Research International, 2014 ABSTRACT: Exploring natural plant products as an option to find new chemical entities as anticancer agents is one of the fastest growing areas of research. Recently, in the last decade, essential oils (EOs) have been under study for their use in cancer therapy and the… Read more »

Chemistry and Pharmacology of Citrus sinensis

Favela-Hernández JM, González-Santiago O, Ramírez-Cabrera MA, Esquivel-Ferriño PC, Camacho-Corona Mdel R Molecules, 2016 ABSTRACT: Presently the search for new drugs from natural resources is of growing interest to the pharmaceutical industry. Natural products have been the source of new drugs since ancient times. Plants are a good source of secondary metabolites which have been found… Read more »