A Review: The Pharmacology of Isoliquiritigenin.

A Review: The Pharmacology of Isoliquiritigenin. Phytother Res. 2015 Jul;29(7):969-77 Authors: Peng F, Du Q, Peng C, Wang N, Tang H, Xie X, Shen J, Chen J Abstract Isoliquiritigenin (ISL) is one of the bioactive ingredients isolated from the roots of plants belonging to licorice, including Glycyrrhiza uralensis, Mongolian glycyrrhiza, Glycyrrhiza glabra, and so forth. Liquiritigenin is available…

The Genus Rumex: Review of traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology.

The Genus Rumex: Review of traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology. J Ethnopharmacol. 2015 Sep 14; Authors: Vasas A, Orbán-Gyapai O, Hohmann J Abstract ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: The approximately 200 species of the genus Rumex (sorrel, Polygonaceae) are distributed worldwide (European, Asian, African and American countries). Some species have been used traditionally as vegetables and for their…

Liver fibrosis and mechanisms of the protective action of medicinal plants targeting inflammation and the immune response.

Liver fibrosis and mechanisms of the protective action of medicinal plants targeting inflammation and the immune response. Int J Inflam. 2015;2015:943497 Authors: Duval F, Moreno-Cuevas JE, González-Garza MT, Maldonado-Bernal C, Cruz-Vega DE Abstract Inflammation is a central feature of liver fibrosis as suggested by its role in the activation of hepatic stellate cells leading to…

Hepatoprotective effects of kombucha tea: identification of functional strains and quantification of functional components.

Hepatoprotective effects of kombucha tea: identification of functional strains and quantification of functional components. J Sci Food Agric. 2014 Jan 30;94(2):265-72 Authors: Wang Y, Ji B, Wu W, Wang R, Yang Z, Zhang D, Tian W Abstract BACKGROUND: Kombucha tea (KT), a traditional health beverage containing potential hepatoprotective agents, is fermented from sugared tea by a…