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January-April 2016| Vol 15| Issue 1

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Antioxidant and antiviral activities of the aqueous alcoholic leaf extract of Boscia angustifolia A. Rich. (Capparaceae) and its major component 'ombuin'

Background and objectives Boscia angustifolia A. Rich. is an endemic African species and has various folk medicinal uses. The present study aimed to investigate the polar compounds in

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Comparative study of membrane-stabilizing activities of kolaviron Dryopteris filix-mas and Ocimum gratissimum extracts

Background Diseases associated with inflammation have been one of the major concerns in medicine. Some anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin have been found to exert side effects on the gastr...

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Determination of the antibacterial effect of some natural products against some gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria

Objective This study evaluates the antibacterial activity of five natural substances (hot water extract of cinnamon sticks, peppermint, and lemon leaves, Egyptian local packed honey, and Yemeni...

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Permeability characteristics of various types of areca nut preparations in Sprague–Dawley rat oral mucosa

Background Oral submucous fibrosis is a potentially malignant oral disorder causatively linked to the habit of areca nut consumption. The various types of preparation of the nut alter the prope...

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Pharmacological evaluation of Musa paradisiaca (Linn.) on bronchial asthma

Objective The present study was conducted to investigate the antiasthmatic potential from the flowers of Musa paradisiaca Linn. to validate its traditional claims. Materials and meth...

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