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Viljoen, Alvaro M.

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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: 2015/04/24
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
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: 2014/09/02
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4997
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 vicinit ... More
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Date: 2014/07/05
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4964
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: 2013/04/13
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4996
Description: 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 antimicrobial ... 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: 2012/02/19
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5310
Description: The effect of whole leaf and gel materials from two aloe species (Aloe vera and A. ferox) was compared with that of the precipitated polysaccharides from these aloe materials on the transepithelial el ... More
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Date: 2012-02-14
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: 201/01/19
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5712
Description: Aspalathin (20,3,4,40,60-pentahydroxy-30- C-b-D-glucopyranosyldihydrochalcone) is a natural C-linked glucosyl dihydrochalcone present in Aspalathus linearis (Burm.f.) R.Dahlgren (rooibos), a South Afr ... More
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Date: 2010/08/17
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4642
Description: The only available ethnobotanical information on Pteronia incana has been recorded by the Montagu Museum in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. It was reported that the plant is used to treat i ... More
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Date: 2010/08/10
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4641
Description: The pharmacological properties of essential oils have been widely studied. However the interaction and contribution of the individual constituents assayed singularly and in combination remains relativ ... More
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