Skip to content

Advertisement

BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

What do you think about BMC? Take part in

Articles

Sort by
Previous Page Page 2 of 147 Next Page
  1. Content type: Research article

    Naringenin (Nar), a common dietary flavonoid abundantly present in fruits, vegetables, and Chinese herbs, is believed to possess strong anti-inflammatory properties and to modulate hepatic apolipoprotein and l...

    Authors: Hung-Jen Lin, Ko-Li Ku, I-Hsin Lin and Chia-Chou Yeh

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:505

    Published on:

  2. Content type: Research article

    Paclitaxel (taxol) is a potent anticancer drug that is used in the treatment of a wide variety of cancerous. In the present study, we identified a taxol derivative named 7-epi-10-deacetyltaxol (EDT) from the cult...

    Authors: Kamalraj Subban, Satpal Singh, Ramesh Subramani, Muthumary Johnpaul and Jayabaskaran Chelliah

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:504

    Published on:

  3. Content type: Research article

    In vitro and in vivo studies have shown that Zuo Jin Wan (ZJW), a herbal formula of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), possessed anticancer properties. However, the underlying mechanism for the action of ZJW ...

    Authors: Jielu Pan, Yangxian Xu, Haiyan Song, Xiqiu Zhou, Zemin Yao and Guang Ji

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:506

    Published on:

  4. Content type: Research article

    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common, reproductive endocrinopathy associated with serious short and long term health risks. Many women with PCOS use ingestible complementary medicines. This systematic ...

    Authors: Susan Arentz, Caroline A. Smith, Jason Abbott and Alan Bensoussan

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:500

    Published on:

  5. Content type: Research article

    Dangguijakyak-san (DJS) is an herbal formulation that has been clinically applicable for treating postmenopausal symptoms and neurological disorders. It is reported that hippocampal estrogen attenuates memory ...

    Authors: Deok-Sang Hwang, Namkwon Kim, Jin Gyu Choi, Hyo Geun Kim, Hocheol Kim and Myung Sook Oh

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:501

    Published on:

  6. Content type: Research article

    Nonea micrantha Boiss. & Reut . being an unexplored member of Boraginaceae was investigated for GC/MS analysis, acetylcholinesterase (AChE), butyrylcholinest...

    Authors: Muhammad Imran, Farhat Ullah, Muhammad Ayaz, Abdul Sadiq, Muhammad Raza Shah, Muhammad Saeed Jan and Farman Ullah

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:499

    Published on:

  7. Content type: Research article

    Recently, we reported high in vitro antibacterial efficacy of Althaea officinalis, Ziziphus jujuba, Cordia latifolia and Thymus vulgaris out of a total 21 plants against wide range of bacteria including MRSA. Thi...

    Authors: Najma Arshad, Arifa Mehreen, Iram Liaqat, Muhammad Arshad and Humera Afrasiab

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:498

    Published on:

  8. Content type: Research article

    Aster koraiensis extract (AKE) is a standard dietary herbal supplement. The aim of this study is to investigate the inhibitory effects of AKE on diabetes-induced retinal vascular dysfu...

    Authors: Junghyun Kim, Kyuhyung Jo, Chan-Sik Kim and Jin Sook Kim

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:497

    Published on:

  9. Content type: Research article

    The current study was conducted to evaluate the antioxidant, analgesic, antihyperglycemic, neuropharmacological and antidiarrheal activities of ethanolic extract of Lepisanthes rubiginosa L. leaves in different e...

    Authors: Md. Mahedi Hasan, Amir Hossain, Abdullah Shamim and Md. Mustafizur Rahman

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:496

    Published on:

  10. Content type: Research article

    Cancer is a leading cause of death world-wide, with approximately 17.5 million new cases and 8.7 million cancer related deaths in 2015. The problems of poor selectivity and severe side effects of the available...

    Authors: Omonike O. Ogbole, Peter A. Segun and Adekunle J. Adeniji

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:494

    Published on:

  11. Content type: Research article

    Herbal treatment may have a chondroprotective and therapeutic effect on Osteoarthritis (OA). We investigated the mechanism of action of ginger and curcumin rhizomes cultivated in Egypt in treatment of OA in ra...

    Authors: Nora M. Aborehab, Mahitab H. El Bishbishy, Abeer Refaiy and Nermien E. Waly

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:495

    Published on:

  12. Content type: Research article

    We previously reported that a methanol extract of Glycyrrhizae radix (MEGR) blocked methamphetamine-induced locomotor sensitization and conditioned place preference in rats. In the present study, the effects of M...

    Authors: Zheng Lin Zhao, Sang Chan Kim, Hong Feng Liu, Yi Yan Wu, Li Bo Li, Yu Hua Wang, Yu Jiao, Yu Fan, Chul Won Lee, Bong Hyeo Lee, Il Je Cho, Chae Ha Yang and Rong Jie Zhao

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:493

    Published on:

  13. Content type: Research article

    Research of natural products from traditionally used medicinal plants to fight against the human ailments is fetching attention of researchers worldwide. Bidens pilosa Linn. var. Radiata (Asteraceae) is well know...

    Authors: Garima Singh, Ajit Kumar Passsari, Pratibha Singh, Vincent Vineeth Leo, Sarathbabu Subbarayan, Brijesh Kumar, Bhim Pratap Singh, Hauzel lalhlenmawia and Nachimuthu Senthil Kumar

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:492

    Published on:

  14. Content type: Research article

    Volatile oils from Artemisiae argyi folium (VOAAF) is reported with hepatotoxicity, but the underlying mechanism is still unclear.

    Authors: Hongjie Liu, Sha Zhan, Yan Zhang, Yan Ma, Liang Chen, Lingxiu Chen, Hanqiu Dong, Min Ma and Zhe Zhang

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:491

    Published on:

  15. Content type: Research article

    The University of Arizona Integrative Health Center (UAIHC) was an innovative integrative medicine (IM) adult primary care clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. UAIHC used a hybrid payment model to deliver comprehensive...

    Authors: Robert L. Crocker, Amy J. Grizzle, Jason T. Hurwitz, Rick A. Rehfeld, Ivo Abraham, Randy Horwitz, Andrew Weil and Victoria Maizes

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:490

    Published on:

  16. Content type: Research article

    High prevalence of herbal medicines used in pregnancy and the lack of information on their safety is a public concern. Despite this, no significant research has been done regarding potential adverse effects of...

    Authors: Mansoor Ahmed, Jung Hye Hwang, Soojeung Choi and Dongwoon Han

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:489

    Published on:

  17. Content type: Research article

    Melastoma malabathricum L. (family Melastomaceae; MM) and Muntingia calabura L. (family Elaeocarpaceae; MC) have been separately reported to possess gastroprotective activity. In an at...

    Authors: Siti Zawanah Halim, Zainul Amiruddin Zakaria, Maizatul Hasyima Omar, Norhafizah Mohtarrudin, Ikarastika Rahayu Abdul Wahab and Muhammad Nazrul Hakim Abdullah

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:488

    Published on:

  18. Content type: Research article

    Ultraviolet radiation from sunlight induces overproduction of reactive oxygen species (ROS) resulting in skin photoaging and hyperpigmentation disorders. Novel whitening and anti-wrinkle compounds from natural...

    Authors: Moragot Chatatikun and Anchalee Chiabchalard

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:487

    Published on:

  19. Content type: Research article

    Chinese herbal medicine formula Yu ping feng san (YPFS) is commonly used for allergic rhinitis (AR). Previous review had summarized the effectiveness and safety of YPFS, however without any subgroup analysis perf...

    Authors: Qiulan Luo, Claire Shuiqing Zhang, Lihong Yang, Anthony Lin Zhang, Xinfeng Guo, Charlie Changli Xue and Chuanjian Lu

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:485

    Published on:

  20. Content type: Research article

    Coix lacryma-jobi var. ma-yuen (Rom.Caill.) Stapf has been used in China as an herbal medicine. Many studies of this plant have reported anti-proliferative and apoptotic activities on ...

    Authors: Eun Suk Son, Young Ock Kim, Chun Geon Park, Kyung Hun Park, Sung Hwan Jeong, Jeong-Woong Park and Se-Hee Kim

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:486

    Published on:

  21. Content type: Research article

    Rumex crispus root has traditionally been used in Asian medicine for the treatment of hemorrhage and dermatolosis. The aim of this study was to explore the pharmaceutical effects of wa...

    Authors: Ki-Shuk Shim, Bohyoung Lee and Jin Yeul Ma

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:483

    Published on:

  22. Content type: Research article

    Conventional drugs used to treat diabetes are too expensive, toxic and rarely available to rural communities. This study was aimed at investigating the phytochemical differences and hypoglycaemic effects (α-am...

    Authors: Idris Njanje, Victor P. Bagla, Brian K. Beseni, Vusi Mbazima, Kgomotso W. Lebogo, Leseilane Mampuru and Matlou P. Mokgotho

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:482

    Published on:

  23. Content type: Research article

    Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic relapsing allergic inflammatory skin disease that currently affects millions of children and adults worldwide. Drugs used to treat these inflammatory diseases include anti-h...

    Authors: Johny Bajgai, Ailyn Fadriquela, Jesmin Ara, Rahima Begum, Md Faruk Ahmed, Cheol-Su Kim, Soo-Ki Kim, Kwang-Yong Shim and Kyu-Jae Lee

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:481

    Published on:

  24. Content type: Research article

    Essential hypertension is mainly caused by endothelial dysfunction which results from nitric oxide (NO) deficiency. The present study was design to evaluate the protective effect of Bidens pilosa ethylene acetate...

    Authors: Danielle Claude Bilanda, Paul Désiré D. Dzeufiet, Léontine Kouakep, Bibi Farouck O. Aboubakar, Léonard Tedong, Pierre Kamtchouing and Théophile Dimo

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:479

    Published on:

Previous Page Page 2 of 147 Next Page