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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: 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: 2015/04/28
Subject: UHPLC–MS | Anthrones
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:2986
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: 2015/04/13
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3194
Description: Background: It is well known that Cymbopogon (lemon grass) essential oil exhibits antimicrobial activity while the efficacy of silver ions as a disinfectant is equally well reported. Hypothesis: The ant ... 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: 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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Date: 2014/08/24
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:2984
Description: The well-known anti-infective properties of propolis are determined by its chemical composition, which in turn is influenced by geographical factors and reflects the botanical diversity in the vicinity ... More
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Date: 2014/07/05
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:2983
Description: One of the most crucial factors determining the safety and efficacy of any herbal medicine or natural product-based formulation is the quality of the raw material. The absence of readily available bio- ... More
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Date: 2012-06-06
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1714
Description: Eugenol is a major volatile constituent of clove essential oil obtained through N hydrodistillation of mainly Eugenia caryophyllata (=Syzygium aromaticum) buds and leaves. It is a remarkably versatile ... More
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Date: 2012-02-14
Subject: Buccal | Didanosine
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1726
Description: The buccal mucosal route offers several advantages but the delivery of certain drugs can be limited by low membrane permeability. This study investigated the buccal permeability properties of didanosi ... More
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Date: 2011/04/20
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3159
Description: Obesity is a major health concern of modern times and should be considered a global epidemic. Conventional or allopathic medicines used to treat obesity have high abuse potential and frequently exhibi ... More
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Date: 2009-07-16
Subject: Polysaccharide | Polymer
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1727
Description: Drug dosage forms contain many components in addition to the active pharmaceutical ingredient(s) to assist in the manufacturing process as well as to optimise drug delivery. Due to advances in drug de ... More
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