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Viljoen, Alvaro M.

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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: 2015/02/11
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: 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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Date: 2009-04-30
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1729
Description: The effect of Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f. (Aloe barbadensis Miller) gel and whole leaf extract on the permeability of Caco-2 cell monolayers was determined. Solutions of gel and the whole leaf extract wer ... More
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Date: 2009-04-20
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1731
Description: Few in vitro screening studies on the biological activities of plant extracts that are intended for oral administration consider the effect of the gastrointestinal system. This study investigated this ... More
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Date: 2009-03-09
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1723
Description: Aims: Due to the emergence of multi-drug resistance, alternatives to conventional antimicrobial therapy are needed. This study aims to investigate the in vitro pharmacological interactions between ess ... More
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Date: 2007/08/23
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3430
Description: Two common essential oil constituents, 1,8-cineole and limonene, were assessed for antimicrobial activity, using the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) microtitre plate method against eight organi ... More
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Date: 2007-07-27
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1718
Description: Heteropyxis natalensis (Heteropyxidaceae) is traditionally used to treat respiratory disorders, and as a decongestant and antimicrobial agent. The seasonal variation of the hydrodistilled essential oi ... More
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Date: 2007-05-07
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1722
Description: The antimicrobial, anti-oxidant and cytotoxic activities of the extracts obtained from 17 indigenous Agathosma species (19 samples) were investigated in order to validate the historic and continued us ... More
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