Polysaccharides from Ganoderma Sinense - rice bran fermentation products and their anti-tumor activities on non-small-cell lung cancer
Non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accounts more than 80% of the lung cancer cases. Polysaccharides in rice bran and its fermentation products have been proven to suppress many cancers. However, the report on ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - June 10, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Wei Han, Hongjuan Chen, Lin Zhou, Haijie Zou, Xiaohong Luo, Bo Sun and Xuhui Zhuang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Multiple facial candidal abscesses after self-administered acupuncture in a patient with undiagnosed diabetes mellitus: a case report
Facial abscess caused by Candida albicans infection is a rare condition even in immunocompromised patients, and only a few cases have been reported. To our knowledge, this is the first case of multiple facial can... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - June 10, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jae Yun Sung, Ju Mi Kim, Jong Uk Lee, Yeon Hee Lee and Sung Bok Lee Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The effect of the Verbascum Thapsus on episiotomy wound healing in nulliparous women: a randomized controlled trial
The pain and discomfort caused by episiotomy affect the quality of life of the mothers, so rapid and complete repair of the episiotomy is very important. Due to the effective ingredients of Verbascum Thapsus, it ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - June 8, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sahar Taleb and Maryam Saeedi Tags: Research Source Type: research

The trends of complementary alternative medicine use among cancer patients
The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is common among cancer patients and it may reflect the individual and societal beliefs on cancer therapy. Our study aimed to evaluate the trends of CAM u... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - June 8, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Abdul Rahman Jazieh, Khadega A. Abuelgasim, Husam I. Ardah, Mohammad Alkaiyat and Omar B. Da ’ar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of the standard herbal preparation, STW5, treatment on dysbiosis induced by dextran sodium sulfate in experimental colitis
The standardized herbal preparation, STW 5, is effective clinically in functional gastrointestinal disorders and experimentally in ulcerative colitis (UC). The present study explores whether the beneficial eff... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - June 8, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sarah S. Mohamed, Nourtan F. Abdeltawab, Walaa Wadie, Lamiaa A. Ahmed, Ramy M. Ammar, Sabine Rabini, Heba Abdel-Aziz and Mohamed T. Khayyal Tags: Research Source Type: research

Phytochemical analysis and versatile in vitro evaluation of antimicrobial, cytotoxic and enzyme inhibition potential of different extracts of traditionally used Aquilegia pubiflora Wall. Ex Royle
Himalayan Columbine (Aquilegia pubiflora Wall. Ex Royle) is a medicinal plant and have been used as traditional treatments for various human diseases including skin burns, jaundice, hepatitis, wound healing, card... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - June 7, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Hasnain Jan, Hazrat Usman, Muzamil Shah, Gouhar Zaman, Sadaf Mushtaq, Samantha Drouet, Christophe Hano and Bilal Haider Abbasi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Antibacterial, antifungal and antioxidant activities of whole plant chemical constituents of Rumex abyssinicus
Antibiotic resistance has contributed to the burden of infectious diseases both in the hospital and community setting, and represents a great threat to public health. Previous studies have revealed the role of... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - June 5, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Irene Chinda Kengne, L éonel Donald Tsamo Feugap, Abdel Jélil Njouendou, Claudia Darille Jouogo Ngnokam, Mahamat Djamalladine Djamalladine, David Ngnokam, Laurence Voutquenne-Nazabadioko and Jean-De-Dieu Tamokou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of herbal extracts on peripheral nerve regeneration after microsurgery of the sciatic nerve in rats
This study aimed to investigate the effects of herbal extracts on peripheral nerve regeneration in... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - June 4, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Young Jun Kim, Kyu Jin Kim, Jae Hoon Lee, Seong-Uk Park and Seung-Yeon Cho Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Matrine suppresses cell growth of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma via inhibiting CaMKII γ/c-Myc/CDK6 signaling pathway
C-Myc aberrations confer a more aggressive clinic behavior in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). Matrine is an alkaloid extracted from Sophora flavescens Ait. It possesses anti-cancer property through inhibit... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - June 4, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jianyou Gu, Xiao Wang, Ling Zhang, Jingjing Xiang, Jingya Li, Zheng Chen, Yu Zhang, Junfa Chen and Jianping Shen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cryptolepine inhibits hepatocellular carcinoma growth through inhibiting interleukin-6/STAT3 signalling
Diverse signalling pathways are involved in carcinogenesis and one of such pathways implicated in many cancers is the interleukin 6/signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (IL-6/STAT3) signalling pa... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - June 2, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Seth A. Domfeh, Patrick W. Narkwa, Osbourne Quaye, Kwadwo A. Kusi, Gordon A. Awandare, Charles Ansah, Alimatu Salam and Mohamed Mutocheluh Tags: Research Source Type: research

Targeting the hallmarks of cancer: the effects of silibinin on proliferation, cell death, angiogenesis, and migration in colorectal cancer
Silibinin, as a chemopreventive agent, has shown anti-cancer efficacy against different types of cancers. In the present study, we investigated the anti-cancer activities of silibinin on CT26 mouse colon cell ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 31, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Saba Sameri, Chiman Mohammadi, Mehrnaz Mehrabani and Rezvan Najafi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Biological evaluation of Safrole oil and Safrole oil Nanoemulgel as antioxidant, antidiabetic, antibacterial, antifungal and anticancer
Safrole is a natural compound extracted from various plants, and has shown various biological activities. The current study aimed to investigate the antioxidant, antidiabetic, antimicrobial, and anticancer act... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 29, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ahmad M. Eid and Mohammed Hawash Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Antlerogenic stem cells extract accelerate chronic wound healing: a preliminary study
Chronic wounds constitute a significant medical and social problem. Chronic wound treatment may be supported by various techniques, such as negative pressure therapy, phototherapy or stem cells therapy, yet mo... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 29, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Janusz Kmiecik, Micha ł Jerzy Kulus, Jarosław Popiel, Agnieszka Cekiera and Marek Cegielski Tags: Research Source Type: research

Exploring the bone sparing effects of postbiotics in the post-menopausal rat model
Post-menopausal osteoporosis is a concern of health organizations, and current treatments do not seem enough. Postbiotics as bioactive compounds produced by probiotics may be an attractive alternative for bone... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 28, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Nima Montazeri-Najafabady, Younes Ghasemi, Mohammad Hossein Dabbaghmanesh, Yousef Ashoori, Pedram Talezadeh, Farhad Koohpeyma, Seyedeh Narjes Abootalebi and Ahmad Gholami Tags: Research Source Type: research

Pyrvinium pamoate can overcome artemisinin ’s resistance in anaplastic thyroid cancer
Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma is a highly lethal subtype of thyroid cancer without effective therapies. Drug resistance in anaplastic thyroid carcinoma poses a significant problem. Although artemisinin exerts a... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 28, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yitian Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Retraction Note: Herbal formula GAPT prevents beta amyloid deposition induced Ca2+/Calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II and Ca2+/Calmodulin-dependent protein phosphatase 2B imbalance in APPV717I mice
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Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 28, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jing Shi, Xuekai Zhang, Long Yin, Mingqing Wei, Jingnian Ni, Ting Li, Pengwen Wang, Jinzhou Tian and Yongyan Wang Tags: Retraction Note Source Type: research

The polyphenol/saponin-rich Rhus tripartita extract has an apoptotic effect on THP-1 cells through the PI3K/AKT/mTOR signaling pathway
Hyperactivation of mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR) signaling pathway is involved in the regulation of cellular growth, proliferation, and more in general, is a common phenomenon in most types of cancers... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 27, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Hajer Tlili, Anca Macovei, Daniela Buonocore, Manuela Lanzafame, Hanen Najjaa, Anita Lombardi, Andrea Pagano, Maurizia Dossena, Manuela Verri, Abdelkarim Ben Arfa, Mohamed Neffati and Enrico Doria Tags: Research Source Type: research

Interest of a standardized hypnotic message for the reduction of pain and anxiety in cancer patients treated by capsaicin patch for neuropathic pain: a randomized controlled trial
Neuropathic pain is characterized by spontaneous painful symptoms. Medical therapies include the use of a capsaicin 8% patch (Qutenza ®, Grünenthal Gmbh, Germany), and patients may experience a sharp burning se... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 27, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: R émi Etienne, Myriam Laurent, Aline Henry, Antoine Bioy, Julia Salleron, Cécile Huin Schohn and Nathalie Cretineau Tags: Research Source Type: research

Exploring the anti-HIV-1 reverse transcriptase, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer activities and cytotoxicity of two fermented commercial herbal concoctions sold in Limpopo Province of South Africa
The use of herbal concoctions is very popular in South Africa, including Limpopo Province. The herbal concoctions are claimed to be capable of treating numerous illnesses such as ulcers, cancer, HIV/AIDS, diab... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 26, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Matimba I. Ntlhamu, Ashwell R. Ndhlala and Peter Masoko Tags: Research Source Type: research

Up-regulation of long non-coding RNA CYTOR induced by icariin promotes the viability and inhibits the apoptosis of chondrocytes
Icariin (ICAR) is the main effective component extracted from epimedium, and is reported to have the potential to treat osteoarthritis (OA). However, its pharmacological function on chondrocytes has not been f... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 26, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Guoyou Wang, Lei Zhang, Huarui Shen, Qi Hao, Shijie Fu and Xia Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Therapeutic effect of various ginsenosides on rheumatoid arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease which causes disability and threatens the health of humans. Therefore, it is of great significance to seek novel effective drugs for RA. It has been reported ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 25, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Meng Zhang, Hongwei Ren, Kun Li, Shengsheng Xie, Ru Zhang, Longlong Zhang, Jiaxuan Xia, Xing Chen, Xilin Li and Jianxin Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Homogeneous polyporus polysaccharide inhibits bladder cancer by polarizing macrophages to M1 subtype in tumor microenvironment
Polyporus polysaccharide (PPS), an active ingredient of traditional Chinese medicinal Polyporus umbellatus, has multiple biological functions, such as anti-cancer, immune-regulating and hepatoprotective activi... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 25, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Wenyu Jia, Siwan Luo, Gena Lai, Shiqi Li, Shuai Huo, Meifang Li and Xing Zeng Tags: Research Source Type: research

Three chemotypes of thyme (Thymus vulgaris L.) essential oil and their main compounds affect differently the IL-6 and TNF α cytokine secretions of BV-2 microglia by modulating the NF-κB and C/EBPβ signalling pathways
The essential oils possess both antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects, therefore they can provide an effective treatment against infections. Essential oils are widely used as supportive ingredients in ma... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 22, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Gy örgyi Horváth, Adrienn Horváth, Gréta Reichert, Andrea Böszörményi, Katalin Sipos and Edina Pandur Tags: Research Source Type: research

Antifungal and anti-biofilm activity of a new Spanish extract of propolis against Candida glabrata
Resistance to traditional antifungal agents is a considerable health problem nowadays, aggravated by infectious processes related to biofilm formation, usually on implantable devices. Therefore, it is necessar... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 21, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mar ía Coronada Fernández-Calderón, Laura Hernández-González, Carolina Gómez-Navia, María Teresa Blanco-Blanco, Rosa Sánchez-Silos, Leopoldo Lucio and Ciro Pérez-Giraldo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluations of the curative efficacy of G. fruticosus solvent extracts in experimentally induced nephrolithiatic Wistar male rats
The objective of this study was to evaluate the curative efficacy of G... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 19, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tilahun Alelign, Tesfaye Sisay Tessema, Asfaw Debella and Beyene Petros Tags: Research Source Type: research

Salidroside protects endothelial cells against LPS-induced inflammatory injury by inhibiting NLRP3 and enhancing autophagy
This study was designed to explore the functions of SAL on the endothelial damage induced by lipopolysac... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 19, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Lijiao You, Di Zhang, Huan Geng, Fangyuan Sun and Ming Lei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Antimalarial properties and molecular docking analysis of compounds from Dioscorea bulbifera L. as new antimalarial agent candidates
At present, the emergence and spread of antimalarial drug resistance has become a significant problem worldwide. There has been a challenge in searching for natural products for the development of novel antima... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 18, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Prapaporn Chaniad, Mathirut Mungthin, Apirak Payaka, Parnpen Viriyavejakul and Chuchard Punsawad Tags: Research Source Type: research

Spectral characterization, antioxidant, antimicrobial, cytotoxic, and cyclooxygenase inhibitory activities of Aloysia citriodora essential oils collected from two Palestinian regions
Aloysia citriodora Palau (AC) is commonly known as Lemon Verbena and has been utilized as a medicinal tea in folkloric medicine for the treatment of abdominal spasm, anxiety, and fever. The present investigation ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 17, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Nidal Jaradat, Mohammed Hawash, Murad N. Abualhasan, Mohammad Qadi, Mustafa Ghanim, Eman Massarwy, Suma Abu Ammar, Noor Zmero, Mohammad Arar, Fatima Hussein, Linda Issa, Ahmed Mousa and Abdulraziq Zarour Tags: Research Source Type: research

Network analysis indicating the pharmacological mechanism of Yunpi-Qufeng-Chushi-prescription in prophylactic treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), is an autoimmune inflammatory disease with increasing global morbidity and high disability. Early treatment is an effective intervention to slow down joint deformation. However, as f... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 15, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Lin Li, Donghai Zhou, Qiuping Liu, Dianming Li, Qiao Wang, Xiaowei Shi, Chengping Wen and Lin Huang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Hepatoprotective effect of silymarin on fructose induced nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in male albino wistar rats
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Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 12, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tewodros Mengesha, Natesan Gnanasekaran and Tsegaye Mehare Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench treatment of monocytes promotes tonic interferon signaling, increased innate immunity gene expression and DNA repeat hypermethylated silencing of endogenous retroviral sequences
Herbal remedies of Echinacea purpurea tinctures are widely used today to reduce common cold respiratory tract infections. (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 12, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ken Declerck, Claudina Perez Novo, Lisa Grielens, Guy Van Camp, Andreas Suter and Wim Vanden Berghe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Retraction Note: Antimalarial efficacy of Pongamia pinnata (L) Pierre against Plasmodium falciparum (3D7 strain) and Plasmodium berghei (ANKA)
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Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 10, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: P. V. V. Satish and K. Sunita Tags: Retraction Note Source Type: research

In vitro study on the effect of cornin on the activity of cytochrome P450 enzymes
Cornin is a commonly used herb in cardiology for its cardioprotective effect. The effect of herbs on the activity of cytochrome P450 enzymes (CYP450s) can induce adverse drug-drug interaction even treatment fa... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 9, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Qun Zhang, Zengqiang Qu, Yanqing Zhou, Jin Zhou, Junwei Yang, Shengjian Li, Qiuping Xu and Xuedong Zhou Tags: Research Source Type: research

A plant-based medicinal food inhibits the growth of human gastric carcinoma by reversing epithelial –mesenchymal transition via the canonical Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway
In this study, the effects of a plant-base... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 8, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Xuxi Chen, Wuyang Yue, Lin Tian, Na Li, Yiyi Chen, Lishi Zhang and Jinyao Chen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Vincetoxicum arnottianum modulates motility features and metastatic marker expression in pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma by stabilizing the actin cytoskeleton
Prevention of metastatic invasion is one of the main challenges in the treatment of alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma. Still the therapeutic options are limited. Therefore, an anti-tumor screening was initiated focusi... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 4, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Anna Adamus, Iftikhar Ali, Vasileios Vasileiadis, Luai Al-Hileh, Jan Lisec, Marcus Frank, Guido Seitz and Nadja Engel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A mechanistic study on the inhibition of bacterial growth and inflammation by Nerium oleander extract with comprehensive in vivo safety profile
Nerium oleander (L.) is well known traditionally used medicinal plant with several pharmacological activities. However, the anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory activity and in vivo toxicity potential of floral part... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 1, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yousra Shafiq, Syed Baqir Shyum Naqvi, Ghazala H. Rizwani, Muhammad Arif Asghar, Rabia Bushra, Sana Ghayas, Ahad Abdul Rehman and Muhammad Asif Asghar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of vitamin K2 supplementation on atherogenic status of individuals with type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial
This study was aimed to examine the effects of vitamin K2 supplementation on atherogenic status, assessed by insulin resistance (IR)-related indexes, in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - May 1, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Fatemeh Rahimi Sakak, Nazanin Moslehi, Hengameh Abdi and Parvin Mirmiran Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effect of acupuncture treatment in patients with mild to moderate atopic dermatitis: a randomized, participant- and assessor-blind sham-controlled trial
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic recurrent inflammatory skin disease that affects 1 –3% of adults worldwide. Currently, it is not possible to completely cure AD; therefore, alternative treatments need to be ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - April 29, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jung Gun Park, Hyangsook Lee, Mijeong Yeom, Younbyoung Chae, Hi-Joon Park and Kyuseok Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of Green cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum Maton) and its combination with cyclophosphamide on Ehrlich solid tumors
Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) is a spice and exhibits potent antioxidant and biological activities through distinct molecular mechanisms. However, the anticancer effect of cardamom was not explored yet in Ehrli... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - April 29, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Rafa S. Almeer, Meshael Alnasser, Nada Aljarba and Gadah I. AlBasher Tags: Research Source Type: research

Neuroprotective effects of pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) juice and seed extract in paraquat-induced mouse model of Parkinson ’s disease
Paraquat, (PQ), an herbicide that can induce Parkinsonian-like symptoms in rodents and humans. The consumption of phytochemical-rich plants can reduce the risk of chronic illnesses such as inflammation and neu... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - April 26, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Samah M. Fathy, Heba A. El-Dash and Noha I. Said Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Chemopreventive effect of Betulinic acid via mTOR -Caspases/Bcl2/Bax apoptotic signaling in pancreatic cancer
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - April 26, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yangyang Guo, Hengyue Zhu, Min Weng, Cheng Wang and Linxiao Sun Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Alisol A 24-acetate stimulates lipolysis in 3  T3-L1 adipocytes
Alisol A 24-acetate (AA-24-a), one of the main active triterpenes isolated from the well-known medicinal plant Alisma orientale (Sam.) Juz., exhibits multiple biological activities including hypolipidemic activit... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - April 22, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Hai-xia Lou, Wen-cheng Fu, Jia-xiang Chen, Tian-tian Li, Ying-ying Jiang, Chun-hui Liu and Wen Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pharmacokinetics of five phthalides in volatile oil of Ligusticum sinense Oliv.cv. Chaxiong, and comparison study on physicochemistry and pharmacokinetics after being formulated into solid dispersion and inclusion compound
The dried rhizome of Ligusticum sinense Oliv.cv. Chaxiong has been used to treat cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, atherosclerosis, anemia and stroke. A high purity extract from chaxiong (VOC, brownish... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - April 22, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Peng-yi Hu, Ying-huai Zhong, Jian-fang Feng, Dong-xun Li, Ping Deng, Wen-liu Zhang, Zhi-qiang Lei, Xue-mei Liu and Guo-song Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The beneficial effects of the composite probiotics from camel milk on glucose and lipid metabolism, liver and renal function and gut microbiota in db/db mice
Probiotics may have beneficial effects on patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). We separated 4 lactobacillus and 1 saccharomycetes from traditional fermented cheese whey (TFCW) and prepared composite ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - April 22, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tabusi Manaer, Lan Yu, Xin-Hua Nabi, Dinareer Dilidaxi, Lu Liu and Jialehasibieke Sailike Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Salvia miltiorrhiza hydroalcoholic extract inhibits postoperative peritoneal adhesions in rats
One of the most prevalent postoperative complications is believed to be intra-abdominal peritoneal adhesions, which is followed by several complications. Several adhesion prevention products have been examined... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - April 20, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Abbas Raisi, Omid Dezfoulian, Farshid Davoodi, Shayan Taheri and Soroush Afshar Ghahremani Tags: Research Source Type: research

Antimicrobial activity of the volatile substances from essential oils
Essential oils are volatile and lipophilic liquid extracts made from plants as secondary metabolites that can be obtained by distillation. To date, several studies have investigated the direct antimicrobial activ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - April 17, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mareshah Abers, Sydney Schroeder, Linna Goelz, Adrienne Sulser, Tiffany St. Rose, Keely Puchalski and Jeffrey Langland Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Oral magnesium supplementation for insomnia in older adults: a Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis
Magnesium supplementation is often purported to improve sleep; however, as both an over-the-counter sleep aid and a complementary and alternative medicine, there is limited evidence to support this assertion. ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - April 17, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jasmine Mah and Tyler Pitre Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of a mindfulness-based stress intervention on neurobiological and symptom measures in adolescents with early life stress: a randomized feasibility study
Early life stress (ELS) has been linked to poor mental and physical health outcomes in adolescence and adulthood. Mindfulness reduces symptoms of depression and anxiety and improves cognitive and social outcom... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - April 15, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Zsofia P. Cohen, Kelly T. Cosgrove, Elisabeth Akeman, Sara Coffey, Kent Teague, Jennifer Hays-Grudo, Martin P. Paulus, Robin L. Aupperle and Namik Kirlic Tags: Research Source Type: research

Portulaca oleracea seeds ’ extract alleviates acrylamide-induced testicular dysfunction by promoting oxidative status and steroidogenic pathway in rats
Acrylamide (ACR) is a widespread industrial and food contaminant that garnered considerable attention for its carcinogenic, neurotoxic, and reproductive toxic effects. The antioxidant effects of Portulaca olerace... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - April 14, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ola M. Farag, Reham M. Abd-Elsalam, Shymaa A. El Badawy, Hanan A. Ogaly, Muhammad A. Alsherbiny and Kawkab A. Ahmed Tags: Research article Source Type: research

In vitro antibacterial activity of Loxostylis alata extracts and isolated compounds against Salmonella species
This study aimed to investigate selected tree species and their cons... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - April 13, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dorcas A. Gado, Muna Ali Abdalla, Aroke S. Ahmed, Balungile Madikizela, Sanah M. Nkadimeng, Marthie M. Ehlers and Lyndy J. McGaw Tags: Research article Source Type: research