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Edited by Jacobus Eloff, Victor Kuete and Insop Shim

This section covers pre-clinical, in vitro and in vivo studies related to interventions or resources in the complementary medicine field, including the isolation and purification of herbal remedies, toxicological studies and research into the biological mechanisms of action of the intervention or resource.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Identification of novel sources for developing new antibiotics is imperative with the emergence of antibiotic resistant bacteria. The fruits of Terminalia bellirica (Gaertn) Roxb., widely used in traditional medi...

    Authors: M. Priyanga Jayamal Dharmaratne, Amirthasingam Manoraj, Vasanthi Thevanesam, Asela Ekanayake, Nimal Savitri Kumar, Veranja Liyanapathirana, Eranga Abeyratne and B. M. Ratnayake Bandara

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:325

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    Cordyceps sinensis has been used for centuries in China as one of the most valued herbal medicine and tonic food. Paecilomyces hepiali, a fungal strain isolated from natural C. sinensis, has been used widely as a...

    Authors: Mei Ge, Rui Guo, Hai-xia Lou and Wen Zhang

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:326

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    Celastrus orbiculatus (Celastraceae) are used as traditional Chinese medicine to treat inflammation and cancer. This study aims to evaluate the effect of Celastrus orbiculatus extract (COE) on the apoptosis in hu...

    Authors: Yayun Qian, Ting Yang, Xueyu Zhao, Yan Yan, Wenyuan Li, Chuanci Fang, Jingjing Hou, Li Tao and Yanqing Liu

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:328

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    Carica papaya leaf juice (CPLJ) was well known for its thrombocytosis activity in rodents and dengue patients. However, the effect of CPLJ treatment on other parameters that could contribute to dengue pathogenesi...

    Authors: Mohd Ridzuan Mohd Abd Razak, Norazlan Mohmad Misnan, Nur Hana Md Jelas, Nor Azrina Norahmad, Amirrudin Muhammad, Tiffiny Chau Dee Ho, Bazilah Jusoh, Umi Rubiah Sastu, Murizal Zainol, Mohd Isa Wasiman, Hussin Muhammad, Ravindran Thayan and Ami Fazlin Syed Mohamed

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:320

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Eugenol is a natural phenolic compound and possesses anticancer and antibacterial activities. Breast cancer is a major global health problem, and most of the chemotherapeutic agents are highly toxic with long-...

    Authors: Mashan L. Abdullah, Mohamed M. Hafez, Ali Al-Hoshani and Othman Al-Shabanah

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:321

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  6. Content type: Research article

    This study assessed the effects of propolis alone or combined with insulin on maternal status, pregnancy outcomes and placental oxidative stress in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.

    Authors: Umar Zayyanu Usman, Ainul Bahiyah Abu Bakar and Mahaneem Mohamed

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:324

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Weight reduction frequently occurs in patients receiving vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy. Therefore, we hypothesized that during dietary intervention for weight loss, auricular electric stimulation (AES)...

    Authors: Szu-Han Chen, Hsiao-Chien Chen, Ching-Liang Hsieh and Pei-Min Chao

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:323

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Pancreatic cancer is one of the most aggressive human malignancies. The development of a novel drug to treat pancreatic cancer is imperative, and it is thought that complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)...

    Authors: Yoshihisa Matsushita, Yoshiyuki Furutani, Rumiko Matsuoka and Toru Furukawa

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:319

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Autophagy occurs in cells that undergoing nutrient deprivation. Glycolysis rapidly supplies energy for the proliferation of cancer cells. Cardamonin inhibits proliferation and enhances autophagy by mTORC1 supp...

    Authors: Daohua Shi, Di Zhao, Peiguang Niu, Yanting Zhu, Jintuo Zhou and Huajiao Chen

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:317

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Replicative senescence of human diploid fibroblasts (HDFs) has been used as a model to study mechanisms of cellular aging. Gamma-tocotrienol (γT3) is one of the members of vitamin E family which has been shown...

    Authors: Jen-Kit Tan, Faizul Jaafar and Suzana Makpol

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:314

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Cistanche tubulosa (Schenk) R. Wight is a traditional Chinese medicine that parasitizes the roots of the Tamarix plant and has been used to treat male impotence, sterility, body weakness, and as a tonic. However,...

    Authors: Pengfei Yuan, Jinyu Li, Adila Aipire, Yi Yang, Lijie Xia, Xinhui Wang, Yijie Li and Jinyao Li

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:275

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Cucumis prophetarum var. prophetarum is used in Saudi folk medicine for treating liver disorders and grows widely between Abha and Khamis Mushait City, Saudi Arabia.

    Authors: Abdulrhman Alsayari, Lucas Kopel, Mahmoud Salama Ahmed, Hesham S. M. Soliman, Sivakumar Annadurai and Fathi T. Halaweish

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:274

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Sutherlandia frutescens is one of the most promising commercialized, indigenous and medicinal plants of South Africa that is used as an immune-booster, and a traditional treatment for cancer. However, few studies...

    Authors: Longsheng Chen, Minjie Xu, Zhunan Gong, Samkele Zonyane, Shuwen Xu and Nokwanda P. Makunga

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:273

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Oxidative stress plays a crucial role in aging-related phenomenon, including skin aging and photoaging. This study investigated the protective role and possible mechanism of Terminalia catappa L. methanolic extra...

    Authors: Ya-Han Huang, Po-Yuan Wu, Kuo-Ching Wen, Chien-Yih Lin and Hsiu-Mei Chiang

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:266

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Euphorbia supina (ES) plant has been used as treatment for inflammatory conditions. The antibacterial effect and the anti-inflammatory mechanism of ES for Propionibacterium (P.) acnes-induced inflammation in THP-...

    Authors: Hyeon-Ji Lim, Yong-Deok Jeon, Sa-Haeng Kang, Min-Kyoung Shin, Ki-Min Lee, Se-Eun Jung, Ji-Yun Cha, Hoon-Yoen Lee, Bo-Ram Kim, Sung-Woo Hwang, Jong-Hyun Lee, Takashi Sugita, Otomi Cho, Hyun Myung, Jong-Sik Jin and Young-Mi Lee

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:263

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Antimicrobial resistance was one of serious worldwide problems confused many researchers. To solve this problem, we explored the antibacterial effect of chelerythrine, a natural compound from traditional Chine...

    Authors: Nan He, Peiqing Wang, Pengyu Wang, Changyang Ma and Wenyi Kang

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:261

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Pancreatic cancer is one of the most aggressive and mortal cancers. Although several drugs have been proposed for its treatment, it remains resistant and new alternatives are needed. In this context, plants an...

    Authors: Lamia Mouhid, Marta Gómez de Cedrón, Teodoro Vargas, Elena García-Carrascosa, Nieves Herranz, Mónica García-Risco, Guillermo Reglero, Tiziana Fornari and Ana Ramírez de Molina

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:254

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  18. Content type: Research article

    The male reproductive system is a sensitive and intricate process that can be distressed following exposure to various toxicants. Therapeutic drugs, especially chemotherapeutics, can also adversely affect male...

    Authors: Mona F. Schaalan, Basma K. Ramadan and Azza H. Abd Elwahab

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:255

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Mitochondrial dysfunction has been implicated in the pathogenesis of ischemic heart disease, exacerbating cardiomyocytes injury in myocardial infarction (MI). Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma c...

    Authors: Fanghe Li, Shuwen Guo, Chunguo Wang, Xiaolou Huang, Hui Wang, Xiaobo Tan, Qian Cai, Jiani Wu, Yuqin Zhang, Xi Chen, Wangou Lin and Binyue Zhang

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:253

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Euphorbia supina (ES) has been widely used in folk medicine owing to its antibacterial, hemostatic, and anti-inflammatory properties. The aim of this study was to evaluate the antioxidant and skin-whitening effec...

    Authors: Sa-Haeng Kang, Yong-Deok Jeon, Ji-Yoon Cha, Sung-Woo Hwang, Hoon-Yeon Lee, Min Park, Bo-Ri Lee, Min-Kyoung Shin, Su-Jeong Kim, Sang-Min Shin, Dae-Ki Kim, Jong-Sik Jin and Young-Mi Lee

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:256

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  21. Content type: Research article

    The search for new antimicrobials should take into account drug resistance phenomenon. Medicinal plants are known as sources of potent antimicrobial compounds including flavonoids. The objective of this invest...

    Authors: Cyrille Ngoufack Tagousop, Jean-de-Dieu Tamokou, Steve Endeguele Ekom, David Ngnokam and Laurence Voutquenne-Nazabadioko

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:252

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Seed of mature Croton tiglium Linne, also known as Tiglium seed (TS), has been widely used as a natural product due to its several health beneficial properties including anti-tumor and antifungal activities. Desp...

    Authors: Jun-Won Yun, Euna Kwon, Yun-Soon Kim, Seung-Hyun Kim, Ji-Ran You, Hyoung-Chin Kim, Jin-Sung Park, Jeong-Hwan Che, Sang-Koo Lee, Ja-June Jang, Hyeon Hoe Kim and Byeong-Cheol Kang

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:251

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Among the different kinds of pollution, air pollution continues to increase globally. East Asia is considered to be significantly affected. As a result, the populations in these regions face serious health iss...

    Authors: Thilina U. Jayawardena, K. K. Asanka Sanjeewa, I. P. Shanura Fernando, Bo Mi Ryu, Min-Cheol Kang, Youngheun Jee, Won Woo Lee and You-Jin Jeon

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:249

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Angiogenesis is a pathobiological hallmark of gastric cancer. However, rare studies focus on angiogenesis in gastric precancerous lesions (GPL). Weipixiao (WPX), a Chinese herbal preparation, is proved clinica...

    Authors: Jinhao Zeng, Ran Yan, Huafeng Pan, Fengming You, Tiantian Cai, Wei Liu, Chuan Zheng, Ziming Zhao, Daoyin Gong, Longhui Chen and Yi Zhang

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:250

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  25. Content type: Research article

    The macerate of Sida pilosa aerial parts is used empirically for the treatment of intestinal helminthiasis. Previous studies have shown that Sida pilosa aqueous extract (SpAE) has schistosomicidal, antioxidant, a...

    Authors: Hermine Boukeng Jatsa, Ulrich Membe Femoe, Joseph Njiaza, Daniel Simplice Tombe Tombe, Lohik Nguegan Mbolang, Emilienne Tienga Nkondo, Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuente, Théophile Dimo and Pierre Kamtchouing

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:247

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Persistent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection causes liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma and constitutes a major worldwide health problem. Currently, anti-HBV drugs are limited to peginterferon and nuc...

    Authors: Yu-Heng Lai, Cheng-Pu Sun, Hsiu-Chen Huang, Jui-Chieh Chen, Hui-Kang Liu and Cheng Huang

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:248

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Er-Xian decoction (EXD), a formula of Chinese medicine, is often used to treat menopausal syndrome in China. The aim of the present study was to explore the potential cardioprotective mechanism of EXD against ...

    Authors: Zhiguo Zhang, Lihua Xiang, Lanping Zhao, Hong Jiao, Zhen Wang, Yubo Li and Yanjing Chen

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:245

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  28. Content type: Research article

    A. paniculata is widely known for its medicinal values and is traditionally used to treat a wide range of diseases such as cancer, diabetes, skin infections, influenza, diarrhoea, etc. The phytochemical constitue...

    Authors: Ubaid Rasool, Priya S, Afsana Parveen, Saroj Kumar Sah and Hemalatha S

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:244

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Rhus verniciflua Stokes is an Asian tree species that is used as a food supplement and traditional medicine in Korea. However, its use is restricted by its potential to cause allergy. Thus, allergen-free R. verni...

    Authors: Seon-Ok Lee, Sung-Ji Kim, Ju-Sung Kim, Hyuk Ji, Eun-Ok Lee and Hyo-Jeong Lee

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:242

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Here, we determined in vitro antioxidant activity, total phenols and flavonoids and evaluated antiproliferative activity of three medicinal plant extracts: Trigonella foenum-graecum (Fenugreek), Cassia acutifolia

    Authors: Bayan Al-Dabbagh, Ismail A. Elhaty, Ala’a Al Hrout, Reem Al Sakkaf, Raafat El-Awady, S. Salman Ashraf and Amr Amin

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:240

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Inflammation has been found to be associated with many neurodegenerative diseases, including Parkinson’s and dementia. Attenuation of microglia-induced inflammation is a strategy that impedes the progression o...

    Authors: Ming-Yii Huang, Chia-En Tu, Shu-Chi Wang, Yung-Li Hung, Chia-Cheng Su, Shih-Hua Fang, Chi-Shuo Chen, Po-Len Liu, Wei-Chung Cheng, Yu-Wei Huang and Chia-Yang Li

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:221

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Cancers and microbial infections are still a major health problem, therefore research on new anticancer and antimicrobial agents ought to be continued. Natural products including essential oils from medicinal ...

    Authors: Ramzi A. Mothana, Jamal M. Khaled, Omar M. Noman, Ashok Kumar, Mohamed F. Alajmi, Adnan J. Al-Rehaily and Mine Kurkcuoglu

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:237

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Feifukang (FFK) is a traditional Chinese medicine composed of herbs that protect lung function. However, difficulty arises regarding the clinical application of FFK due to the complex mechanism of Chinese medi...

    Authors: Hongbo Li, Zhenkai Wang, Jie Zhang, Youlei Wang, Chen Yu, Jinjin Zhang, Xiaodong Song and Changjun Lv

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:234

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Sotetsuflavone is isolated from Cycas revoluta Thunb., which has biological activity against tumors. However, the anti-proliferative effects of sotetsuflavone on A549 cells and its mechanism are not fully elucida...

    Authors: Shaohui Wang, Yanlan Hu, Yu Yan, Zhekang Cheng and Tongxiang Liu

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:235

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Bombax ceiba is used traditionally to treat bone disorders, rheumatism, and joint pain. The aim of the study is to carry out osteogenic activity in-vitro and anti-osteoporotic activity in-vivo of stem bark of B. ...

    Authors: Shashi Chauhan, Aditi Sharma, Navneet Kumar Upadhyay, Gajender Singh, Uma Ranjan Lal and Rohit Goyal

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:233

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Dendritic cells (DCs) are unique antigen presenting cells (APC) which play a pivotal role in immunotherapy and induction of an effective immune response against tumors. In the present study, 80% ethanol extrac...

    Authors: Shimaa Ibrahim Abdelmenym Mohamed, Ibrahim Jantan, Mohd Azlan Nafiah, Mohamed Ali Seyed and Kok Meng Chan

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:232

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Lagerstroemia speciosa (L.) Pers. (Family: Lythraceae) is used in traditional medicine in the treatment of diarrhea, diabetes and other diseases. The study was performed to conduct antioxidant, cytotoxic, thrombo...

    Authors: Tasnuva Sharmin, Md. Shahidur Rahman and Habiba Mohammadi

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:231

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Astragalus membranaceus (Fisch.) Bunge is one of the most widely used traditional Chinese herbal medicines. It is used as immune stimulant, tonic, antioxidant, hepatoprotectant, diuretic, antidiabetic, anticancer...

    Authors: Yizhe Cui, Qiuju Wang, Rui Sun, Li Guo, Mengzhu Wang, Junfeng Jia, Chuang Xu and Rui Wu

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:230

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Although Galanthus nivalis L. (snowdrop) is known for the galanthamine content, used in the treatment of Alzheimer disease, the polyphenolic compounds of Amaryllidaceae species are less studied. Proper understand...

    Authors: Daniela Benedec, Ilioara Oniga, Daniela Hanganu, Ana Maria Gheldiu, Cristina Pușcaș, Radu Silaghi-Dumitrescu, Mihaela Duma, Brîndușa Tiperciuc, Rodica Vârban and Laurian Vlase

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:226

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  40. Content type: Research article

    The increasing number of multidrug-resistant bacteria and the fact of antibiotic resistance is leading to a continuous need for discovering alternative treatments against infections, e.g. in the case of respir...

    Authors: Kamilla Ács, Viktória L. Balázs, Béla Kocsis, Tímea Bencsik, Andrea Böszörményi and Györgyi Horváth

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:227

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Chagas Disease caused by Trypanosoma cruzi infection, is one of the most important neglected tropical diseases (NTD), without an effective therapy for the successful parasite eradication or for the blocking of th...

    Authors: Érika Marcela Moreno, Sandra Milena Leal, Elena E. Stashenko and Liliana Torcoroma García

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:225

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Phyllanthus amarus has been used widely in various traditional medicines to treat swelling, sores, jaundice, inflammatory diseases, kidney disorders, diabetes and viral hepatitis, while its pharmacological and bi...

    Authors: Hemavathy Harikrishnan, Ibrahim Jantan, Md. Areeful Haque and Endang Kumolosasi

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:224

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  43. Content type: Research article

    Streblus asper is a well-known plant native to Southeast Asia. Different parts of the plant have been traditionally used for various medicinal purposes. However, there is very little scientific evidence reporting...

    Authors: Anchalee Prasansuklab, Atsadang Theerasri, Matthew Payne, Alison T. Ung and Tewin Tencomnao

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:223

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  44. Content type: Research article

    Medicinal plants represent a source of new drugs for the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. Dendropanax morbifera Léveille is an economically and medicinally important subtropical tree that has vari...

    Authors: Biruk Tesfaye Birhanu, Jin-Yoon Kim, Md. Akil Hossain, Jae-Won Choi, Sam-Pin Lee and Seung-Chun Park

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:222

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  45. Content type: Research article

    Endothelial cells are sensitive to changes in both blood components and mechanical stimuli. Endothelial cells may undergo phenotypic changes, such as changes in adhesion protein expression, under different she...

    Authors: Ming Zhang, Jie Sun, Beidong Chen, Yanyang Zhao, Huan Gong, Yun You and Ruomei Qi

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:220

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  46. Content type: Research article

    Propolis is a natural substance produced by bees and is known to have antimicrobial activity. Our aim was to evaluate the antimicrobial effect of micellar nanocomposites loaded with an ethyl acetate extract of...

    Authors: Isabel Cristina Celerino de Moraes Porto, Dayse Chaves Cardoso de Almeida, Gabriela Vasconcelos Calheiros de Oliveira Costa, Tayná Stéphanie Sampaio Donato, Letícia Moreira Nunes, Ticiano Gomes do Nascimento, José Marcos dos Santos Oliveira, Carolina Batista da Silva, Natanael Barbosa dos Santos, Maria Luísa de Alencar e Silva Leite, Irinaldo Diniz Basílio-Júnior, Camila Braga Dornelas, Pierre Barnabé Escodro, Eduardo Jorge da Silva Fonseca and Regianne Umeko Kamiya

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:219

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  47. Content type: Research article

    The polysaccharide component of Angelica gigas induces immuno-stimulatory effects on innate immune cells. However, it is unclear whether A. gigas’ adjuvant activity on the immune system can elicit anti-cancer res...

    Authors: Seo Hyun Kim, Sung Won Lee, Hyun Jung Park, Sang Hee Lee, Won Kyun Im, Young Dong Kim, Kyung Hee Kim, Sang Jae Park, Seokmann Hong and Sung Ho Jeon

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:218

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  48. Content type: Research article

    Histamine is a well-known mediator involved in skin allergic responses through up-regulation of pro-inflammatory cytokines. Antihistamines remain the mainstay of allergy treatment, but they were found limited ...

    Authors: Nurul Atika Razali, Nur Amiza Nazarudin, Kok Song Lai, Faridah Abas and Syahida Ahmad

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:217

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  49. Content type: Research article

    Identifying ornamental plants as new natural antioxidant and antimicrobial sources is always of great importance for the ornamental and horticultural industries.

    Authors: Hosam O. Elansary, Samir A. M. Abdelgaleil, Eman A. Mahmoud, Kowiyou Yessoufou, Khalid Elhindi and Salah El-Hendawy

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:214

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  50. Content type: Research article

    Jawoongo is an herbal mixture used in traditional medicine to treat skin diseases. This study aimed to investigate whether Jawoongo ameliorates Atopic dermatitis (AD)-like pathology in mice and to understand i...

    Authors: Jin Mo Ku, Se Hyang Hong, Soon Re Kim, Han-Seok Choi, Hyo In Kim, Dong Uk Kim, So Mi Oh, Hye Sook Seo, Tai Young Kim, Yong Cheol Shin, Chunhoo Cheon and Seong-Gyu Ko

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:215

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