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Date: 2021/01/05
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:7040
Description: Tyrosinase is the key enzyme in the production of melanin. Tyrosinase inhibitors have gained interest in the cosmetics industry to prevent hyperpigmentation and skin-related disorders by inhibiting me ... More
Date: 2017/06/30
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:7041
Description: The oil obtained from the seeds of Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.)Matsum. & Nakai (Kalahari melon) is highly sought after in the cosmetic industry as a prized ingredient to maintain healthy skin. Seed oils ... More
Date: 2016-05-01
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1734
Description: Recently there has been a renewed impetus in the search for novel ingredients to be used in the cosmetic industry and Baobab (Adansonia digitata L., Malvaceae) seed oil has received high interest. In ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5067
Description: A hitherto unidentified medicinal plant is here identified for the first time as Pteronia camphorata (L.) L., an aromatic shrub of the Asteraceae family endemic to the western and southern coastal reg ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5238
Description: The name “ginseng” is collectively used to describe several plant species, including Panax ginseng (Asian/Oriental ginseng), P. quinquefolius (American ginseng), P. pseudoginseng (Pseudoginseng) and E ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4886
Description: The paper focuses on the in vitro antimicrobial activity of Lavandula angustifolia Mill. (lavender) essential oil in combination with four commercial antimicrobial agents. Stock solutions of chloramph ... More
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Date: 2015/10/25
Subject: Cosmetic | Efficacy
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:2967
Description: Ethnopharmacological relevance: Sclerocarya birrea (A.Rich.) Hochst (Marula) nut oil is a popular in-gredient in cosmetics such as skin lotions, lipsticks and foundations. The demand for this African ... More
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Date: 2015-08-19
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1725
Description: Gingerols are the major pungent compounds present in the rhizomes of ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) and are renowned for their contribution to human health and nutrition. Medicinal properties of ... More
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Date: 2015/08/15
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:2966
Description: Ethnopharmacological relevance: Leonotis leonurus, locally commonly known as “wilde dagga” (wild cannabis), is traditionally used as a decoction, both topically and orally, in the treatment of a wide ... More
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Date: 2015/04/24
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4963
Description: Aloe ferox is an important medicinal plant indigenous to South Africa where it has primarily been used as a purgative and also to treat skin disorders. Modern day uses include; health (tonic) drinks, ... More
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Date: 2015/02/11
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3151
Description: This study reports on the inhibitory and bactericidal properties of 39 South African (SA) propolis samples and three propolis samples from Brazil. Methods and Results: Ethanolic extracts of propolis ( ... More
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Date: 2015/02/07
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:2965
Description: Ethnopharmacological relevance: The genus Warburgia (Canellaceae) is represented by several medicinal trees found exclusively on the African continent. Traditionally, extracts and products produced fr ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5240
Description: Three southern African endemic species of the genus Teucrium, T. africanum, T. kraussii and T. trifidum (Lamiaceae) are used in traditional medicine to treat digestive and respiratory ailments. These ... More
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Date: October 2015
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5057
Description: Context: Xysmalobium undulatum (L.) Aiton f var. (Asclepiadaceae), commonly known as uzara, is an ethnomedicinally important plant from southern Africa used to treat a variety of ailments. In addition ... More
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Date: 2014/12/10
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:2985
Description: Butein (20,3,4,40-tetrahydroxychalcone), a simple chalcone derivative, occurs in many unrelated genera including Butea Dahlia, Coreopsis and Searsia. It is a reputed food additive and a common ingredi ... More
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