Botanical Drugs in Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Botanical Drugs in Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine. J Ethnopharmacol. 2016 Jul 6; Authors: Jaiswal Y, Liang Z, Zhao Z Abstract ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: China and India have a long history in the therapeutic application of botanical drugs in traditional medicine. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda are considered as two of the most ancient systems…

Melissa officinalis L.- A review of its traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology.

Melissa officinalis L.- A review of its traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology. J Ethnopharmacol. 2016 May 7; Authors: Shakeri A, Sahebkar A, Javadi B Abstract ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Melissa officinalis L. is a medicinal plant that has long been used in different ethno-medical systems especially in the European Traditional Medicine and the Iranian Traditional Medicine for…

Traditional Therapies for Skin Wound Healing. [ Free Full-text ]

Traditional Therapies for Skin Wound Healing. Adv Wound Care (New Rochelle). 2016 May 1;5(5):208-229 Authors: Pereira RF, B├írtolo PJ Abstract Significance: The regeneration of healthy and functional skin remains a huge challenge due to its multilayer structure and the presence of different cell types within the extracellular matrix in an organized way. Despite recent advances…

Efficacy and short-term safety of topical Dwarf Elder (Sambucus ebulus L.) versus diclofenac for knee osteoarthritis: A randomized, double-blind, active-controlled trial.

Efficacy and short-term safety of topical Dwarf Elder (Sambucus ebulus L.) versus diclofenac for knee osteoarthritis: A randomized, double-blind, active-controlled trial. J Ethnopharmacol. 2016 Apr 25; Authors: Jabbari M, Hashempur MH, Razavi SZ, Shahraki HR, Kamalinejad M, Emtiazy M Abstract ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Sambucus ebulus L. (S. ebulus) has had long-standing application in Traditional Persian Medicine…

Terminalia arjuna in coronary artery disease: ethnopharmacology, pre-clinical, clinical & safety evaluation.

Terminalia arjuna in coronary artery disease: ethnopharmacology, pre-clinical, clinical & safety evaluation. J Ethnopharmacol. 2014 Sep 11;155(2):1029-45 Authors: Kapoor D, Vijayvergiya R, Dhawan V Abstract ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Terminalia arjuna (Roxb.) Wight & Arn. is one of the most popular and beneficial medicinal plants in indigenous system of medicine for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. This…

Systems Biology – A Pivotal Research Methodology for Understanding the Mechanisms of Traditional Medicine. [ Free Full-Text ]

Systems Biology – A Pivotal Research Methodology for Understanding the Mechanisms of Traditional Medicine. J Pharmacopuncture. 2015 Sep;18(3):11-8 Authors: Lee S Abstract OBJECTIVES: Systems biology is a novel subject in the field of life science that aims at a systems’ level understanding of biological systems. Because of the significant progress in high-throughput technologies and molecular…