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Pharmacological Properties of Valeriana Officinalis

Pharmacological Properties of Valeriana Officinalis

The present review describes the morphological, phytochemical and pharmacology aspects of Valeriana officinalis (Valerianaceae). Valeriana officinalis is a hardy perennial flowering plant. Valerian is native to Europe and Asia and has naturalized in eastern North...

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NF-κB Modulators from Valeriana officinalis

NF-κB Modulators from Valeriana officinalis

Valeriana officinalis L. (Valerianaceae), commonly known as valerian, is probably one of the most popular medicinal herbs used throughout human history. The reputation of this plant in modern rational phytotherapy is mainly due to its pharmacological properties...

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Treatment of anxiety disorders with plants and herbs

Treatment of anxiety disorders with plants and herbs

Anxiety is a natural feeling in people and every person experiences in certain conditions in his/her life. Anxiety refers to an unpleasant and vague feeling accompanied by worry about known and unknown origin. Symptoms of anxiety include heart palpitations,...

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Study of the acute oral toxicity of Amantilla Relax

Study of the acute oral toxicity of Amantilla Relax

OBJECTIVES: To study adverse side effects produced by the administration of Amantilla Relax on body weight and different body systems. BACKGROUND: Amantilla Relax will be used in humans because of the vital importance of carrying out these first-step tests. They will...

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Evaluation of antioxidant properties of Chlorella vulgaris and Spirulina platensis and their application in order to extend the shelf life of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) fillets during refrigerated storage

Evaluation of antioxidant properties of Chlorella vulgaris and Spirulina platensis and their application in order to extend the shelf life of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) fillets during refrigerated storage

The present study was undertaken to evaluate the antioxidant effect of alcoholic extract of Chlorella vulgaris and Spirulina platensis on extending the shelf life of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) fillet in 4 ± 1°C. The experiments were performed on 5 samples (1...

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A Hidden Epidemic: Integrative Treatment of Lyme Disease

A Hidden Epidemic: Integrative Treatment of Lyme Disease

Many people think of Lyme disease as a simple illness caused by the bite of an infected tick.Though a bite may be a triggering event, this perspective is simplistic and does not take into consideration the numerous issues that both the patient and doctor must consider...

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Why This Finnish Doctor Believes in Herbs

Why This Finnish Doctor Believes in Herbs

From an early age, I had a great interest in medicine. When I was young, I thought I wanted to be a brain surgeon. Later, in medical school at the University of Turku, Finland, everything interested me. I was also lucky enough to study a course on acupuncture,...

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Study of the acute oral toxicity of Banderol

Study of the acute oral toxicity of Banderol

OBJECTIVES: To study adverse side effects produced by the administration of BANDEROL on body weight and different body systems. BACKGROUND: BANDEROL will be used in humans because of the vital importance of carrying out these first-step tests. They will not only...

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Rhodiola rosea: A Versatile Adaptogen

Rhodiola rosea: A Versatile Adaptogen

Rhodiola rosea (rose root) belonging to the family Crassulaceae is a popular medicinal plant in Russia, Scandinavia, and many other countries. Extracts of the roots of this plant have been found to favorably affect a number of physiological functions including...

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A double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study of the stimulating and adaptogenic effect of Rhodiola rosea SHR-5 extract on the fatigue of students caused by stress during an examination period with a repeated low-dose regimen.

A double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study of the stimulating and adaptogenic effect of Rhodiola rosea SHR-5 extract on the fatigue of students caused by stress during an examination period with a repeated low-dose regimen.

The objective was to investigate the stimulating and normalizing effect of the adaptogen Rhodiola rosea extract SHR-5 in foreign students during a stressful examination period. The study was performed as a double-blind, randomized and placebo-controlled with low...

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The relevance of magnesium homeostasis in COVID-19

The relevance of magnesium homeostasis in COVID-19

In less than one and a half year, the COVID-19 pandemic has nearly brought to a collapse our health care and economic systems. The scientific research community has concentrated all possible efforts to understand the pathogenesis of this complex disease, and several...

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