This simple herbal mixture can be used to prevent blood clots

(Natural News) In Southeast Asia, the leaves of the bamboo (Phyllostachys pubescens) and the fruit of the Japanese apricot (Prunus mume) are traditionally used for food and medicinal purposes. A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine has provided scientific evidence on one of these plants’ health benefits – blood clot prevention....
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(Natural News) Malaysian jungle Tualang honey (TH) shows remarkable anti-cancer effects in modulating breast carcinogenesis. The results of the study, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, found that TH efficiently induces apoptosis (cell death) in breast cancer cells while regulating various hematological parameters. Fifty female Sprague-Dawley rats were grouped in one of five groups:...
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(Natural News) The arid region honey can be used as a therapeutic product for chronic diseases, including cancer, according to researchers from United Arab Emirates University. The study, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, compared varieties of honey from desert climates against those from non-arid regions to establish which variety contained more antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities. Researchers...
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Conclusion: Overall, the results of this study suggested the potential beneficial effects of the extract mixture for use as complementary medicine alongside conventional treatment of metformin. The extract mixture contained many highly potent compounds for treating T2DM and preventing short- and long-term risk complications of diabetes.Graphical abstract
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The objective of this study was to investigate the thymol effects on oxidative parameters along with trace elements in asthma experimental model. The Balb/c mice were sensitized by intraperitoneal injection of ovalbumin and thymol (8, 16 and 32 mg/kg) and dexamethasone (DEX) (2 mg/kg) were orally administered to sensitized mice. Oxidative stress parameters including protein carbonyl content, malondialdehyde (MDA), 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine (8-OHdG) and total antioxidant capacity (TAC) besides trace element levels were evaluated. The protein carbonyl content, MDA and 8-OHdG in treated mice with 32 mg/kg of thymol si...
Source: Biomedicine and pharmacotherapy = Biomedecine and pharmacotherapie - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Biomed Pharmacother Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of Sebastiania hispida in an animal model with a wound infected by Staphylococcus aureus. The crude ethanol extract (ExtEtOH) of S. hispida underwent phytochemical analysis, quantification of metabolites and antibacterial activity analysis performed using S. aureus. Wistar rats were used to test healing activity, and the groups evaluated comprised gels of ExtEtOH at the concentrations 0.2 and 2% compared with control groups. Animals were inoculated with the bacteria S. aureus resistant to methicillin. The treatment periods were of 3 and 21 days. Macroscopic and micro...
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(Natural News) In a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, scientists wanted to confirm if Chai Hu Shu Gan San, a traditional medicine used to treat depression in China, can indeed improve the symptoms and condition of sufferers. Like many other elements in traditional Chinese medicine, the use of Chai Hu...
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Although complementary and alternative medicine has risen in popularity, little is known about its impact on cancer survival. A new study takes a look.
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ConclusionsThe experimental results from the pharmacological research enable the validation of their traditional uses in several of the groups of diseases in the countries of origin and reveal these plants to be a valuable source for therapeutic molecules. However, more toxicity assays and clinical trials would be necessary to establish optimal and safe doses of consumption on the application of these medicinal plants.Graphical abstract
Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Authors: Lee B, Lee H Abstract Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a trauma-induced psychiatric disease characterized by impaired hyperarousal, fear extermination, depression, anxiety, and amnesic symptoms that may include the release of monoamines in the dread circuit. Curcumin (CUR), a major diarylheptanoid and polyphenolic component of Curcuma longa, reportedly possesses several pharmacological features, including antidiabetic, antiatherosclerotic, anticancer, and neuropsychiatric actions. But the anxiolytic-like effects of CUR and its mechanism of action in PTSD are unclear. The current research measured so...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Authors: Kafle G, Bhattarai Sharma I, Siwakoti M, Shrestha AK Abstract Neopicrorhiza scrophulariiflora (Pennell) D. Y. Hong of Scrophulariaceae family (hereinafter referred to as Neopicrorhiza) has medicinally important rhizomes with high levels of trade. What factors drive demand for Neopicrorhiza in Central Himalaya is unknown. In this context, a nationwide comprehensive survey was conducted from September 2016 to March 2017 to assess demand, end-uses, and conservation of dry Neopicrorhiza rhizomes in Nepal. A total of 2313 herbal products were surveyed for Neopicrorhiza as an ingredient in 38 retailer shops. Pro...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
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