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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: 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: 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: 2010/11/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:7052
Description: Trichilia emetica, a plant native to Africa, is used in traditionalmedicine to treat various ailments such as abdominal pains, dermatitis, haemorrhoids, jaundice and chest pain. This species also know ... 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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Date: 2010/07/14
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4639
Description: Artemisia afra is one of the most widely used medicinal plants in African traditional medicine and is commonly administered in polyherbal combinations to treat respiratory infections. Focussing on pla ... More
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Date: 2010/06/03
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4638
Description: Trees from the genus Boswellia (Burseraceae) are traditionally used as a medicine, a fumigant, in various cosmetic formulations and in aromatherapy in several countries around the world. This plant pr ... More
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Date: 2010/05/14
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4637
Description: Geraniol is a commercially important terpene alcohol occurring in the essential oils of several aromatic plants. It is one of the most important molecules in the flavour and fragrance industries and i ... More
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Date: 2010/04/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4636
Description: Widdringtonia is the only genus of the 16 genera of Cupressaceae present in South Africa. This genus is represented by three species in South Africa; W. nodiflora, W. schwarzii and W. cedarbergensis ( ... More
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