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Antitumor effect of Quercetin on Y79 retinoblastoma cells via activation of JNK and p38 MAPK pathways
Quercetin (QCT) is a flavonol present in many vegetables, it is proved to show chemo preventive effect against lung, cervical, prostate, breast and colon cancer due to its anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor and ant... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 13, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Haojie Liu and Ming Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Adding Chinese herbal medicine to conventional therapy brings cognitive benefits to patients with Alzheimer ’s disease: a retrospective analysis
Conventional therapy (CT) such as donepezil and memantine are well-known short-term treatments for the symptoms of Alzheimer ’s disease (AD). The efficacy of them, however, drops below baseline level after 9 mo... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 13, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jing Shi, Jingnian Ni, Tao Lu, Xuekai Zhang, Mingqing Wei, Ting Li, Weiwei Liu, Yongyan Wang, Yuanyuan Shi and Jinzhou Tian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of sesamin on primary human synovial fibroblasts and SW982 cell line induced by tumor necrosis factor-alpha as a synovitis-like model
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that causes chronic synovitis, cartilage degradation and bone deformities. Synovitis is the term for inflammation of the synovial membrane, an early stage of ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 13, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Manatsanan Khansai, Thanyaluck Phitak, Jeerawan Klangjorhor, Sasimol Udomrak, Kanda Fanhchaksai, Peraphan Pothacharoen and Prachya Kongtawelert Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical safety of combined therapy of immune checkpoint inhibitors and Viscum album L. therapy in patients with advanced or metastatic cancer
Despite improvement of tumour response rates in patients with progressive and metastatic cancer, immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICM) induce toxicities in cancer patients. Viscum album L. (VA, mistletoe) extracts a... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 13, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Anja Thronicke, Megan L. Steele, Christian Grah, Burkhard Matthes and Friedemann Schad Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence and associations for use of a traditional medicine provider in the SAMINOR 1 Survey: a population-based study on Health and Living Conditions in Regions with Sami and Norwegian Populations
In Northern Norway, traditional medicine (TM) is shaped by both Christianity and traditional Sami nature worship. The healing rituals may include prayer and the use of tools such as moss, water, stones, wool a... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 12, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Agnete Egilsdatter Kristoffersen, Trine Stub, Marita Melhus and Ann Ragnhild Broderstad Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High –efficiency generation of induced pluripotent stem cells from human foreskin fibroblast cells using the Sagunja-tang herbal formula
In this study, we evaluated the effects of SGT-4 on the form... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 11, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ki Mo Kim, Deok Rim Heo, Joo Young Lee, Chang-Seob Seo and Sun-Ku Chung Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of acupuncture on Lipopolysaccharide-induced anxiety-like behavioral changes: involvement of serotonin system in dorsal Raphe nucleus
Acupuncture has been used as a common therapeutic tool in many disorders including anxiety and depression. Serotonin transporter (SERT) plays an important role in the pathology of anxiety and other mood disord... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 11, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tae Young Yang, Eun Young Jang, Yeonhee Ryu, Gyu Won Lee, Eun Byeol Lee, Suchan Chang, Jong Han Lee, Jin Suk Koo, Chae Ha Yang and Hee Young Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Influence of pharmacological education on perceptions, attitudes and use of dietary supplements by medical students
The ready availability and use of dietary supplements (DS) by the public means that healthcare professionals require education in this area. In the Republic of Serbia, education related to use of DS is include... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 11, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Z. Stanojevi ć-Ristić, S. Stević, J. Rašić, D. Valjarević, M. Dejanović and A. Valjarević Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic activities of the stem bark of Sapindus mukorossi
In this study the antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic potential of the ste... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 8, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Madeha Shah, Zahida Parveen and Muhammad Rashid Khan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anti-diabetic potential of Sapium ellipticum (Hochst) Pax leaf extract in Streptozotocin(STZ)-induced diabetic Wistar rats
Ethnobatanical survey associates Sapium ellipticum (SE) with antidiabetic usage among other medicinal functions in different parts of Africa. More importantly, previous studies on the plant extract in our laborat... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 8, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Osasenaga Macdonald Ighodaro and Oluseyi Adeboye Akinloye Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Coptis Chinensis affects the function of glioma cells through the down-regulation of phosphorylation of STAT3 by reducing HDAC3
Glioma remains the most common cause of brain cancer-related mortality. Glioma accounts for 50 –60% of brain cancer. Due to their low toxicity and infrequent side effects, traditional herbs have been increasing... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 6, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jiangan Li, Lulu Ni, Bing Li, Mingdeng Wang, Zhemin Ding, Chunrong Xiong and Xiaojie Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Potential therapeutic effects of N-butylidenephthalide from Radix Angelica Sinensis (Danggui) in human bladder cancer cells
N-butylidenephthalide (BP) isolated from Radix Angelica Sinensis (Danggui) exhibits anti-tumorigenic effect in various cancer cells both in vivo and in vitro. The effect of BP in bladder cancer treatment is still... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 6, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sheng-Chun Chiu, Tsung-Lang Chiu, Sung-Ying Huang, Shu-Fang Chang, Shee-Ping Chen, Cheng-Yoong Pang and Teng-Fu Hsieh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Antibacterial activity and effects of Colla corii asini on Salmonella typhimurium invasion in vitro and in vivo
Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium is a foodborne pathogen that triggers inflammatory responses in the intestines of humans and livestock. Colla corii asini is a traditional medic... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 4, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kwang-il Park, Mi-ra Lee, Tae-woo Oh, Kwang-Youn Kim and Jin-yeul Ma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of mistletoe products on pharmacokinetic drug turnover by inhibition and induction of cytochrome P450 activities
European mistletoe (Viscum album) products used in cancer therapy are frequently combined with other anti-cancer-drugs. Hence, potential herb-drug interactions have become a major safety concern in mistletoe ther... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 4, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Michael Schink and Oliver Dehus Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Nam Dia long, a Vietnamese folk formula, induces apoptosis in MCF-7 cells through various mechanisms of action
The holistic approach of traditional medicine renders the identification of its mechanisms of action difficult. Microarray technology provides an efficient way to analyze the complex genome-wide gene expressio... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 4, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: My-Nuong Thi Nguyen and Thuy-Duong Ho-Huynh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The influence of Osmunda regalis root extract on head and neck cancer cell proliferation, invasion and gene expression
According to only a handful of historical sources, Osmunda regalis, the royal fern, has been used already in the middle age as an anti-cancer remedy. To examine this ancient cancer cure, an ethanolic extract of t... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 4, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Marianne Schmidt, Josef Skaf, Georgiana Gavril, Christine Polednik, Jeanette Roller, Michael Kessler and Ulrike Holzgrabe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The treatment of migraine patients within chiropractic: analysis of a nationally representative survey of 1869 chiropractors
While the clinical role of manual therapies in migraine management is unclear, the use of chiropractors for this condition is considerable. The aim of this study is to evaluate the prevalence and characteristi... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 4, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Craig Moore, Jon Adams, Andrew Leaver, Romy Lauche and David Sibbritt Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Tocolytic action and underlying mechanism of galetin 3,6-dimethyl ether on rat uterus
Galetin 3,6-dimethyl ether (FGAL) is a flavonoid isolated from aerial parts of Piptadenia stipulacea. Previously, FGAL was shown to inhibit both carbachol- and oxytocin-induced phasic contractions in the rat uter... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 2, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Juliana da N óbrega Carreiro, Iara Leão Luna de Souza, Joedna Cavalcante Pereira, Luiz Henrique César Vasconcelos, Rafael de Almeida Travassos, Barbara Viviana de Oliveira Santos and Bagnólia Araújo da Silva Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An Asian traditional herbal complex containing Houttuynia cordata Thunb, Perilla frutescens Var. acuta and green tea stimulates hair growth in mice
Houttuynia cordata Thunb (HC) is a traditional herbal medicine widely used in Asia for the treatment of patients with alopecia, usually in combination with other two herbal medicines ( (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 2, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mun Su Chung, Woong Jin Bae, Sae Woong Choi, Kyu Won Lee, Hyun Cheoul Jeong, Fahad Bashraheel, Seung Hwan Jeon, Jin Woo Jung, Byung Il Yoon, Eun Bi Kwon, Hyun A Oh, Sung Yeoun Hwang and Sae Woong Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Extract of Ginkgo biloba exacerbates liver metastasis in a mouse colon cancer Xenograft model
Metastasis refers to the spread of a primary tumor cell from the primary site to other locations in the body and it is generally associated with the severity of a tumor. Extract of Ginkgo biloba (EGb) contains va... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 2, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Huan Wang, Xia Wu, Stephane Lezmi, Qian Li, William G. Helferich, Yueqing Xu and Hong Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The inhibitory effects of compound Muniziqi granule against B16 cells and harmine induced autophagy and apoptosis by inhibiting Akt/mTOR pathway
Compound Muniziqi granule (MNZQ) is a multi-component herbal preparation and a popular traditional Uighur medicine used in China for treating endocrine... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 2, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Nan Zou, Yue Wei, Fenghua Li, Yang Yang, Xuemei Cheng and Changhong Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anticancer activities of ethanol extract from the Antarctic freshwater microalga, Botryidiopsidaceae sp.
Cancer is a leading cause of human death around the world and occurs through the highly complex coordination of multiple cellular pathways. Recent studies have revealed that microalgal extracts exhibit conside... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sung-Suk Suh, Sun-Mi Kim, Jung Eun Kim, Ju-Mi Hong, Sung Gu Lee, Ui Joung Youn, Se Jong Han, Il-Chan Kim and Sanghee Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pediatric training and practice of Canadian chiropractic and naturopathic doctors: a 2004 –2014 comparative study
To assess chiropractic (DC) and naturopathic doctors ’ (ND) knowledge, attitudes, and behaviour with respect to the pediatric patients in their practice. (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Antony Porcino, Leslie Solomonian, Stephen Zylich, Brian Gluvic, Chantal Doucet and Sunita Vohra Tags: Research article Source Type: research

In vitro and in vivo aphrodisiac properties of the seed extract from Allium tuberosum on corpus cavernosum smooth muscle relaxation and sexual behavior parameters in male Wistar rats
Allium tuberosum is a well-known spice as well as a herb in traditional Chinese medicine, used for increasing libido and treating erectile dysfunction. However, not many studies have b... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Xingli Tang, Opeyemi J. Olatunji, Yifeng Zhou and Xilin Hou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Integrating herbal medicine into mainstream healthcare in Ghana: clients ’ acceptability, perceptions and disclosure of use
Although there are current efforts to integrate herbal medicine (HM) into mainstream healthcare in Ghana, there is paucity of empirical evidence on the acceptability and concurrent use of HM, in the formal hea... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Peter Agyei-Baffour, Agnes Kudolo, Dan Yedu Quansah and Daniel Boateng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effects of freeze-dried Ganoderma lucidum mycelia on a recurrent oral ulceration rat model
Conventional scientific studies had supported the use of polysaccharides and β-glucans from a number of fungi, including Ganoderma lucidum for the treatment of recurrent oral ulceration (ROU). Our aim of the p... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - December 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ling Xie, Xiaohong Zhong, Dongbo Liu, Lin Liu and Zhilan Xia Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anti-inflammatory evaluation of the methanolic extract of Taraxacum officinale in LPS-stimulated human umbilical vein endothelial cells
Atherosclerosis is a chronic vascular inflammatory disease. Since even low-level endotoxemia constitutes a powerful and independent risk factor for the development of atherosclerosis, it is important to find t... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 29, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Daun Jeon, Seok Joong Kim and Hong Seok Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Jia-Wei-Jiao-Tai-Wan ameliorates type 2 diabetes by improving β cell function and reducing insulin resistance in diabetic rats
Jia-Wei-Jiao-Tai-Wan (JWJTW), composed of Jiao-Tai-Wan (Cinnamomum cassia and Rhizoma coptidis) and other antidiabetic herbs, including Astragalus membranaceus, Herba Gynostemmatis, Radix Puerariae Lobatae, Foliu... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 29, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Guang Chen, Xueping Yang, Xiaoyu Yang, Lingli Li, Jinlong Luo, Hui Dong, Lijun Xu, Ping Yi, Kaifu Wang, Xin Zou and Fuer Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cytotoxic activity of NN-32 toxin from Indian spectacled cobra venom on human breast cancer cell lines
Breast cancer is the most common cancer which causes significant morbidity and mortality among women worldwide. Lack of medical facilities for early detection, therapeutic strategies for treatment and side eff... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 28, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Saurabh S. Attarde and Sangeeta V. Pandit Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ficus sycomorus extract reversed behavioral impairment and brain oxidative stress induced by unpredictable chronic mild stress in rats
Stress, regardless of its nature is nowadays recognized as one of the major risk factors for neuropsychiatric diseases, such as mood and anxiety disorders. The brain compared with other organs is more vulnerab... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 28, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Harquin Simplice Harquin Foyet, Serge Tchinda Deffo, Pascaline Koagne Yewo, Iulia Antioch, St éphane Zingue, Emmanuel Acha Asongalem, Pierre Kamtchouing and Alin Ciobica Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Extracts of Zuo Jin Wan, a traditional Chinese medicine, phenocopies 5-HTR1D antagonist in attenuating Wnt/ β-catenin signaling in colorectal cancer cells
In vitro and in vivo studies have shown that Zuo Jin Wan (ZJW), a herbal formula of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), possessed anticancer properties. However, the underlying mechanism for the action of ZJW ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 28, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jielu Pan, Yangxian Xu, Haiyan Song, Xiqiu Zhou, Zemin Yao and Guang Ji Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fungal 7-epi-10-deacetyltaxol produced by an endophytic Pestalotiopsis microspora induces apoptosis in human hepatocellular carcinoma cell line (HepG2)
Paclitaxel (taxol) is a potent anticancer drug that is used in the treatment of a wide variety of cancerous. In the present study, we identified a taxol derivative named 7-epi-10-deacetyltaxol (EDT) from the cult... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 28, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kamalraj Subban, Satpal Singh, Ramesh Subramani, Muthumary Johnpaul and Jayabaskaran Chelliah Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Naringenin attenuates hepatitis B virus X protein-induced hepatic steatosis
Naringenin (Nar), a common dietary flavonoid abundantly present in fruits, vegetables, and Chinese herbs, is believed to possess strong anti-inflammatory properties and to modulate hepatic apolipoprotein and l... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 28, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Hung-Jen Lin, Ko-Li Ku, I-Hsin Lin and Chia-Chou Yeh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dangguijakyak-san ameliorates memory deficits in ovariectomized mice by upregulating hippocampal estrogen synthesis
Dangguijakyak-san (DJS) is an herbal formulation that has been clinically applicable for treating postmenopausal symptoms and neurological disorders. It is reported that hippocampal estrogen attenuates memory ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 25, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Deok-Sang Hwang, Namkwon Kim, Jin Gyu Choi, Hyo Geun Kim, Hocheol Kim and Myung Sook Oh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Nutritional supplements and herbal medicines for women with polycystic ovary syndrome; a systematic review and meta-analysis
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common, reproductive endocrinopathy associated with serious short and long term health risks. Many women with PCOS use ingestible complementary medicines. This systematic ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 25, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Susan Arentz, Caroline A. Smith, Jason Abbott and Alan Bensoussan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Aster koraiensis extract prevents diabetes-induced retinal vascular dysfunction in spontaneously diabetic Torii rats
Aster koraiensis extract (AKE) is a standard dietary herbal supplement. The aim of this study is to investigate the inhibitory effects of AKE on diabetes-induced retinal vascular dysfu... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 23, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Junghyun Kim, Kyuhyung Jo, Chan-Sik Kim and Jin Sook Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

In vivo screening and evaluation of four herbs against MRSA infections
Recently, we reported high in vitro antibacterial efficacy of Althaea officinalis, Ziziphus jujuba, Cordia latifolia and Thymus vulgaris out of a total 21 plants against wide range of bacteria including MRSA. Thi... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 23, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Najma Arshad, Arifa Mehreen, Iram Liaqat, Muhammad Arshad and Humera Afrasiab Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anticholinesterase and antioxidant potentials of Nonea micrantha Bioss. & Reut along with GC-MS analysis
Nonea micrantha Boiss.& Reut . being an unexplored member of Boraginaceae was investigated for GC/MS analysis, acetylcholinesterase (AChE), butyrylcholinest... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 23, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Muhammad Imran, Farhat Ullah, Muhammad Ayaz, Abdul Sadiq, Muhammad Raza Shah, Muhammad Saeed Jan and Farman Ullah Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A putative Chondroprotective role for IL-1 β and MPO in herbal treatment of experimental osteoarthritis
Herbal treatment may have a chondroprotective and therapeutic effect on Osteoarthritis (OA). We investigated the mechanism of action of ginger and curcumin rhizomes cultivated in Egypt in treatment of OA in ra... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 22, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Nora M. Aborehab, Mahitab H. El Bishbishy, Abeer Refaiy and Nermien E. Waly Tags: Research article Source Type: research

In vitro cytotoxic activity of medicinal plants from Nigeria ethnomedicine on Rhabdomyosarcoma cancer cell line and HPLC analysis of active extracts
Cancer is a leading cause of death world-wide, with approximately 17.5 million new cases and 8.7 million cancer related deaths in 2015. The problems of poor selectivity and severe side effects of the available... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 22, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Omonike O. Ogbole, Peter A. Segun and Adekunle J. Adeniji Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Phytochemical and pharmacological evaluation of ethanolic extract of Lepisanthes rubiginosa L. leaves
The current study was conducted to evaluate the antioxidant, analgesic, antihyperglycemic, neuropharmacological and antidiarrheal activities of ethanolic extract of Lepisanthes rubiginosa L. leaves in different e... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 22, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Md. Mahedi Hasan, Amir Hossain, Abdullah Shamim and Md. Mustafizur Rahman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Molecular network-based analysis of the mechanism of liver injury induced by volatile oils from Artemisiae argyi folium
Volatile oils from Artemisiae argyi folium (VOAAF) is reported with hepatotoxicity, but the underlying mechanism is still unclear. (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 16, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Hongjie Liu, Sha Zhan, Yan Zhang, Yan Ma, Liang Chen, Lingxiu Chen, Hanqiu Dong, Min Ma and Zhe Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pharmacological potential of Bidens pilosa L. and determination of bioactive compounds using UHPLC-QqQLIT-MS/MS and GC/MS
Research of natural products from traditionally used medicinal plants to fight against the human ailments is fetching attention of researchers worldwide. Bidens pilosa Linn. var. Radiata (Asteraceae) is well know... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 16, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Garima Singh, Ajit Kumar Passsari, Pratibha Singh, Vincent Vineeth Leo, Sarathbabu Subbarayan, Brijesh Kumar, Bhim Pratap Singh, Hauzel lalhlenmawia and Nachimuthu Senthil Kumar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Blockade of nicotine sensitization by methanol extracts of Glycyrrhizae radix mediated via antagonism of accumbal oxidative stress
We previously reported that a methanol extract of Glycyrrhizae radix (MEGR) blocked methamphetamine-induced locomotor sensitization and conditioned place preference in rats. In the present study, the effects of M... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 16, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Zheng Lin Zhao, Sang Chan Kim, Hong Feng Liu, Yi Yan Wu, Li Bo Li, Yu Hua Wang, Yu Jiao, Yu Fan, Chul Won Lee, Bong Hyeo Lee, Il Je Cho, Chae Ha Yang and Rong Jie Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Integrative medicine primary care: assessing the practice model through patients ’ experiences
The University of Arizona Integrative Health Center (UAIHC) was an innovative integrative medicine (IM) adult primary care clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. UAIHC used a hybrid payment model to deliver comprehensive... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 15, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Robert L. Crocker, Amy J. Grizzle, Jason T. Hurwitz, Rick A. Rehfeld, Ivo Abraham, Randy Horwitz, Andrew Weil and Victoria Maizes Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Safety classification of herbal medicines used among pregnant women in Asian countries: a systematic review
High prevalence of herbal medicines used in pregnancy and the lack of information on their safety is a public concern. Despite this, no significant research has been done regarding potential adverse effects of... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 14, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mansoor Ahmed, Jung Hye Hwang, Soojeung Choi and Dongwoon Han Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Thai plants with high antioxidant levels, free radical scavenging activity, anti-tyrosinase and anti-collagenase activity
Ultraviolet radiation from sunlight induces overproduction of reactive oxygen species (ROS) resulting in skin photoaging and hyperpigmentation disorders. Novel whitening and anti-wrinkle compounds from natural... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 9, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Moragot Chatatikun and Anchalee Chiabchalard Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Synergistic gastroprotective activity of methanolic extract of a mixture of Melastoma malabathricum and Muntingia calabura leaves in rats
Melastoma malabathricum L. (family Melastomaceae; MM) and Muntingia calabura L. (family Elaeocarpaceae; MC) have been separately reported to possess gastroprotective activity. In an at... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 9, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Siti Zawanah Halim, Zainul Amiruddin Zakaria, Maizatul Hasyima Omar, Norhafizah Mohtarrudin, Ikarastika Rahayu Abdul Wahab and Muhammad Nazrul Hakim Abdullah Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Coix lacryma-jobi var. ma-yuen Stapf sprout extract has anti-metastatic activity in colon cancer cells in vitro
Coix lacryma-jobi var. ma-yuen (Rom.Caill.) Stapf has been used in China as an herbal medicine. Many studies of this plant have reported anti-proliferative and apoptotic activities on ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 6, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Eun Suk Son, Young Ock Kim, Chun Geon Park, Kyung Hun Park, Sung Hwan Jeong, Jeong-Woong Park and Se-Hee Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Potential effectiveness of Chinese herbal medicine Yu ping feng san for adult allergic rhinitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Chinese herbal medicine formula Yu ping feng san (YPFS) is commonly used for allergic rhinitis (AR). Previous review had summarized the effectiveness and safety of YPFS, however without any subgroup analysis perf... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - November 6, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Qiulan Luo, Claire Shuiqing Zhang, Lihong Yang, Anthony Lin Zhang, Xinfeng Guo, Charlie Changli Xue and Chuanjian Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research