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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: 2015-08-19
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: 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
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: 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: 2008-08-19
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1709
Description: Aim of the study: In traditional healing, the burning of selected indigenous medicinal plants and the inhalation of the liberated smoke are widely accepted and a practiced route of administration. Thi ... More
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Date: 2008-08-08
Subject: Alkaloid | Ethnobotany
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1706
Description: It is probable that plants of the genus Sceletium (Mesembryanthemaceae) have been used as masticatories and for the relief of thirst and hunger, to combat fatigue, as medicines, and for social and spi ... More
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Date: 2008-07-17
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1716
Description: South Africa has offered the world two indigenous aromatic plants from which commercially important natural products have been developed: Pelargonium graveolens (and its hybrids) the source of geraniu ... More
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Date: 2008-07-16
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1717
Description: The in vitro phytochemical and pharmacological investigation of the non-volatile extracts of five South African Vitex species (Verbenaceae); V. obovata ssp. obovata, V. obovata ssp. wilmsii, V. pooara ... More
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Date: 2008-07-02
Subject: Antimicrobial | Bark
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1707
Description: Despite the extensive traditional use of Croton gratissimus Burch. var. gratissimus for medicinal purposes, scientific studies validating the therapeutic properties of this indigenous plant are lackin ... More
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Date: 2008-06-23
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1711
Description: The genus Salvia (sage) belongs to the Lamiaceae and encompasses 900 species worldwide of which ca. 26 indigenous species are found in southern Africa. Salvia is the largest genus in this family and c ... More
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Date: 2008-06-10
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1715
Description: In South Africa, the genus Helichrysum is widely used in traditional medicine. The uses are well documented although renaming of species and the resulting confusing taxonomic nomenclature may cause un ... More
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