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The Journal of Herbal Medicine
Official Journal of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists
Publisher: Elsevier GmbH

Volume 1 issue 1 (£5):

The evolution of herbal medicine as an unorthodox branch of British Medicine: The role of English legislation from antiquity to 1914

Authors: Euan MacLennan and Barbara Pendry

An overview of Yellow Card reporting by NIMH practitioners

Author: Ally Broughton

Statutory Regulation – a legislative basis for herbal practice

Author: Michael McIntyre

Book Reviews

Volume 1 issue 2 (£5):

Part 2 – The evolution of herbal medicine as an unorthodox branch of British Medicine: The role of English legislation from antiquity to 1914

Authors: Euan MacLennan and Barbara Pendry

Do modern day medical herbalists have anything to learn from Anglo-Saxon medical writings?

Author:  Valerie Thomas

An herbal therapeutic approach to food intolerance and immune dysfunction: An illustrative case history

Author:  Non Owen

Book Reviews

Volume 1 issue 3 & 4 (combined) ( £10):

Challenges and opportunities in the advancement of herbal medicine: India’s position and role in a global context

Authors:  Saikat Sen, Raja Chakraborty and Biplab De

Perspectives on holism in the contemporary practice of western herbal medicine in the UK

Author:  Nina Nissen

Nuclear ribosomal DNA-ITS region based molecular markers to distinguish botanical entities traded as ‘Vidari’

Authors: Subramani Paranthamam Balasubramani, Gopalakrishnan Saroja Seethapathy and Padma Venkatasubramanian

Towards integrating traditional medicine (TM) into National Health Care Scheme (NHCS): Assessment of TM practitioners disposition in Lagos, Nigeria.

Authors: O.Awodele, E.O.Agbaje, F.A. Ogunkeye, A.G. Kolapo and D.F.Awodele

What’s in a bottle? Prescriptions formulated by medical herbalists in a clinical trial of treatment during the menopause

Authors: Alison Denham, Julia Green and Sue Hawkey

The duty of confidentially – modern day implications on herbal practice

Author:  Euan MacLennan

Book Review

Volume 2 issue 1 (£5):

Perception of Health Promotion in Unani herbal Medicine

Authors: Azad Hussain Lone, Tanzeel Ahmad, Mohd Anwar, Gh Sofi, Hashmat Imam and Shahida Habib

Exploring the practice and use of Western Herbal Medicine

Authors: Nina Nissen and Sue Evans

Doctors’ attitudes towards the use of herbal medicine in Lagos, Nigeria

Authors: O.Awodele, E.O. Agbaje, O.O.Abiola, D.F. Awodele and D.C. Dolapo

Herbal Medicine, vampires and the research process

Author: Andrew Flower

Book Review

Volume 2 issue 2 (£5):

NK cell stimulation by administration of vitamin C and Aloe Vera juice

Authors: Ioannis Toliopoulos, Yannis Simos, Ioannis Verginadis, Stergios Oikonomidis and Spyros Karkabounas

The use of Scutellaria Lateriflora:

Authors: Christine Brock, Julie Whitehouse, Ihab Tewfik and Tony Towell

Antioxidant capacity and phenolic constituents of Malva Neglecta Wallr, and Plantago lanceolata L. from Eastern Anatolia Region of Turkey

Authors: Abdullah Dalar, Musa Turker and Izabela Konczak

Clinical empathy: A discussion on its benefits for practitioners, students of medicine and patients

Author: Richard Adams

Book Review

Volume 2 issue 3 (£5):

Antifungal activity of Lippia sidoides Cham.(Verbenaceae) against clinical isolates of Candida species:

Authors:Edineide Maria Figueiroa Goomes de Farais, Rafael Matos Ximenes, Lucimeri Paulino machado Magalhaes, Alda de Andrade Chiappeta, Kesia Xisto da Fonseca Ribeiro de Senam, Julianna Ferreira and Cavalcanti de Albuquerque

The endemic and rare plants of Madan (Elazig) and their uses in traditional medicine

Authors: Selima Khatun, Kadiriye Uruc Parlak, Ridvan Polat and Ugar Cakilcioglu

Scullcap Scutellaria lateriflora L: An American nervine

Authors: Roy Upton and R.H.DAyu

Data Protection in private practice

Author: Euan MacLennan

Book Review

Volume 2 issue 4 (£5):

Use of importance of Quina (Cinchona spp.) and Ipeca (Carapichea ipecacuanha (Brot) L.Andersson): Plants for medicinal use from the 16th century to present

Authors: Washington Soares Ferreira Junior, Margarita Paloma Cruz, Lucilene Lima dos Santos, Maria Franco Trindade Medeiros

Herbal Medicine commonly used against non-communicable diseases in the tropical island of Mauritius

Authors: Vedamrita Chintamunnee and M.Fawzi Mahomoodally

Botanicals from Eastern Anglia region of Turkey: Antioxidant capacity and phenolic constituents of endemic herbal medicines

Authors: Abdullah Dalar and Izabela Konczak

In vitro antimicrobial activities of Acalypha ornate leaf extracts on bacterial and fungal clinical isolates:

Authors: P.M. Emeka, L.I.Badger-Emeka and F.Fateru

Book Review

Volume 3 issue 1 (£5):

Alleviation of diabetes induced dyslipidemia by Lagenaria siceraria fruit extract in human type 2 diabetes:

Authors: Charu Katare, Sonali Saxena, Supriya Agrawal and G.B.K.S.Prasad

Stinging nettles leaf (Urtica dioica L.)Extraordinary vegetable medicine

Author: R.Upton (USA)

Adulteration of products sold as Chinese Herbal medicines for weight loss with thyroid hormones and PCP

Authors: M.Khazan, M.Hedayati, S.Askari & F.Azizi (Iran)

Book review

Volume 3 issue 2 (£5):

Ethanolic extracts of California mugwort (Artemisia douglaslana Besser) are cytotoxic against normal and cancerous human cells.

Authors: H.Somaweera, G.C.Lai, R.Blackeye, B.Littlejohn, J.Kirksey, R.M.Aguirre, V.Lapnea, A.Pasqua & M.McCarthy Hintz (USA)

Preliminary antimicrobial evaluation of DAS-77 – a polyherbal medicine

Authors: O.Awodele, A.J.Akindele, J.Aniete & O.O.Adeyemi (Nigeria)

Identity issues surrounding American Skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora) and an optimised high performance liquid chromatography method to authenticate commercially available products.

Authors: C.Brock, J.Whitehouse, I.Tewfik & T.Towell (UK)

Antibacterial activity of Lantana camara L. against multidrug resistant pathogens from ICU patients of a teaching hospital.

Authors: D.Dubey & R.N.Padhy (India)

Book review

Volume 3 issue 3 (£5):

Melilotus: Contribution to wound healing in the diabetic foot.

Authors: S.Chorepsima, K.Tentolouris, D.Dimitroulis & N.Tentolouris (Greece)

Unfractionated green tea and ginger polyphenols induce apoptotic, cytotoxic and antioxidant effects in hepatoma cells.

Authors: M.Hessien, T.Donia, S.El-Gendy & M.A.Sikkena (Egypt)

Effectiveness of a herbal remedy in sux HIV patients in Nigeria.

Authors: A.A.Onifade, A.P.Jewell, T.A.Ajadi, S.K.Rahamon & O.O.Ogunrun (Nigeria,UK)

Effect of extraction conditions on total phenolic compounds and antioxidant activities of Carica papaya leaf aqueous extracts.

Authors: Q.V.Voung, S.Hirun, P.D.Roach, M.C.Bowyer, P.A.Phillips & C.J.Scarlett (Australia)

Traditional knowledge of Western herbal medicine and complex systems science.

Authors: K.Niemeyer, I.R.Bell and M.Koithan (USA)

Book Review

Volume 3 issue 4 (£5):

Trends in Pharmacognosy: a modern science of natural medicines

Author: N.Dhami (Nepal)

Anti-herpes virus activity of silibinin, the primary active component of Silybum marianum

Authors: A.P.Cardile & G.K.N.Mbuy (USA)

Biochemical assessment of Ciklavit, a nutraceutical used in sickle cell anaemia management

Authors: N.A.Imaga, C.E.Chukwu, A.Blankson & G.O.Gbenle (Nigeria)

Enhanced proapoptotic response of the promyelocytic leukemia HL-60 cells treated with an Uncaria tomentosa alkaloid preparation

Authors: R.Pilarski, C.M.Gurrola-Diaz, P.M. Garcia-Lopez, G.Soldevila, A.Olejnik,  W.Grajek & K.Gulewicz (Poland, Mexico)

Professional Practice – the role of western herbal medicine in the treatment of gout

Authors: N.Corp and B.Pendry (UK)

CPD Events – Seminar by Michael Ash: Gluten Sensitivity and coeliac disease – The emerging spectrum

Author: M.Mackononchie (UK)

Book Review

Volume 4 issue 1 (£5):

Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory efficacies of polyherbal and elixirs traditionally used in Mauritius for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

Authors: V.S. Neergheen-Bhujun, N.Munogee and V.Coolen (Mauritius)

In Vitro free radical scavenging and in vivo antioxidant potential of mulberry (Morus indica L) leaves.

Authors: B.Andallu, M.Shankaran, R.Ullagaddi & S.Iyer (India)

Effects of bloodroot (Sanguinaria Canadensis L) rhizome ethanol extracts on cytokine production by blood mononuclear cells during flowering and fruiting.

Authors: M.A.D.N.Perera, J.R.Robinson, C.T.Shearn, T.M.Noble, J.E.Hallam, M.L.Kohut & D.S.Senchina (USA)

Herbal medicines for child healthcare from Ghana.

Authors: A.Asase & M.K.Kadera (Ghana)

Efficacy and safety of the topical use of intranasal cinnamon bark extract in seasonal allergic rhinitis patients: a double blind placebo-controlled pilot study.

Authors: S.Walanj, A.Walanj, V.Mohan & P.A.Thakurdesai (India)

Book Review

Volume 4 issue 2 (£5):

Jamu: Indonesian traditional herbal medicine towards rational phytopharmacological use.

Authors: Elfahmi, H.J.Woerdenbag & O.Kayser (The Netherlands, Germany)

Cyperus rotundus: a potential novel source of therapeutic compound against urinary tract pathogens.

Authors: A.Sharma, R.Verma and P.Ramteke (India)

Inhibitory effect of Tridax procumbens against human skin pathogens.

Authors: R.S. Policegoudra, P.Chattopadhyay, S.M. Aradhya, R.Shivaswamy, L.Singh  & V.Veer (India)

Compositional variation in the leaf, flower and stem essential oils of Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis) from Western-Himalaya.

V.Pandey, R.S. Verma, A.Chauhan & R.Tiwari (India)

Comparative antimicrobial activity of South East Asian plants used in Bornean folkloric medicine.

Authors: S.Galappathie, E.A. Palombo, T.C.Yeo, D.L.S. Ley, C.L. Tu, F.M. Malherbe & P.J. Mahon (Australia, Malaysia)

A re-analysis of studies regarding the use of Glycyrrhiza spp. In women in pregnancy.

E.Maclennan & Y.H.Koog (UK, Republic of Korea)

Book Review

Volume 4 issue 3 (£5):

Ameliorative effect of Vitex peduncularis in neuroblastoma cells against oxidative stress under hypoxic condition.

Authors: D.Saraswat, S.Nehra, S.Saxena & S.B.Singh (India)

The effect of simulated gastro-intestinal conditions on the antioxidant activity of herbal preparations made from native Irish hawthorn.

Authors: L.Keating, J.Hayes, S.Moane, M.Lehane, S.O’Doherty, R.Kingston & A.Furey (Ireland)

Physicochemical composition, antioxidant and anti-proliferative capacity of a lilly pilly (Syzygium paniculatum) extract.

Authors: Q.V.Vuong, S.Hirun, T.L.K. Cheun, C.D.Glodsmith, M.C.Bowyer, A.C.Chalmers, P.A.Phillips & C.J.Scarlett (Australia)

Morphological, karyological features and pollen morphology of endemic Ebenus haussknechtii Birnm. Ex-hub.-Mor. From Turkey: A traditional medicinal herb.

Authors: S.Hayta, N.Tasar, U.Cakilcioglu & O.Gedik (Turkey)

The efficacy of herbal system of medicine in the context of allopathic system in Indian Central Himalaya.

Authors: P.C.Phondani, R.K.Maikhuri & K.G.Saxena (India)

Phytotherapy for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: A review of the literature and evaluation of practitioners’ experiences.

Authors: S.Rooney & B.Pendry (UK)

Book Review

Volume 4 issue 4 (£5):

Natural molecules as tumour inhibitors: Promises and prospects.

Authors: S.Makam N, K.N. Chidambara Murthy, C.M. Sultanopur & R.M.Rao (India)

Pilot study evaluating the use of Emblica officinalis standardized fruit extract in cardio-respiratory improvement and antioxidant status of volunteers with smoking history.

Authors: T.K.Biswas, S.Chakrabarti, S.Pandit, U.Jana  & S.K.Dey (India)

Phenolic composition and potential anti-inflammatory properties of Verbascum cheiranthifolium var.cheiranthifolium leaf.

Authors: A.Dalar, Y.Guo & I.Konczak (Australia)

Susceptibility testing and bactericidal activities of Theobroma cacao.Linn. (cocoa) on Helicobacter pylori in an in vitro study.

Authors: T.O.Lawal, T.A. Olorunnipa & B.A. Adeniyi (Nigeria)

Kinetic of inhibition of carbohydrate-hydrolysing enzymes, antioxidant activity and polyphenolic content of Phyllanthus amarus Schum. & Thonn. (Phyllanthaceae).

Authors: M.F.Mahomoodally & D.D. Muthoora (Mauritius)

Ethnopharmacological survey of herbal treatment of malaria in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Authors: I.O.Ishola, I.A.Oreagba, A.A.Adeneye, C.Adirije, K.A. Oshikoya & O.O.Ogunleye (Nigeria)

Volume 5 issue 1 (£10):

Review: Neurodegenerative therapeutics from botanicals and phytochemicals against Huntington’s disease and related neurodegenerative disorders.

Authors: A.Dey and J.N.DE (India)

Research Articles: The combination of “Pimpinella anisum, Apium graveolens and Crocus sativus (PAC)” is more effective than “mefenamic acid” on postpartum after-pain.

Authors: M.Simbar, M.Shadipour, J.Salamzadeh, F.Ramezani-Tehrani & N.Nasiri (Iran)

Evaluating the effects of Dill (Anethum graveolens) seed on the duration of active phase and intensity of labour pain

Authors: S.T.Mirmolaee, S.F.Hekmatzadeh, A.Kazemnazhad, F.Aidenlou & M.Shamsi (Iran)

In vitro antiplasmodial and HIV-1 neutralization activities of root and leaf extracts from Berberis holstii.

Authors: K.J.Ngwira, V.J. Maharaj & Q.A. Mgani (Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania)

Evaluation of antifungal activity of hydroalcoholic extracts of Citrullus colocynthis fruit.

Authors: S.Eidi, H.G. Azadi, N.Rahbar & H.R. Mehmannavaz (Iran)

Evaluation of hydro-alcoholic extract of Dolichos biflorus seeds on inhibition of calcium oxalate crystallization.

S.Saha & R.J. Verma (India)

Professional practice: Adverse reactions to herbal products: An analysis of spontaneous reports in the database of the Pharmacovigilance Programme of India.

Authors: V.Kalaiselvan, A.Saurabh, R.Kumar and G.N. Singh (India)

Book Review

Volume 5 issue 2 (£10):

Review: Curcumin, a golden spice with a low bioavailability

Authors: A.Siviero, E.Gallo, V.Maggini, L.Gori, A.Mugelli, F.Firenzuoli & A.Vannacci (Italy)

Research Articles: The effect of Matricaria chamomilla (Chamomile) extract in Orabase on minor aphthous stomatitis, a randomised clinical trial.

Authors: A.A.Tadbir, S.Pourshahidi, H.Ebrahimi, Z.Hajipour, M.R.Memarzade and S.Shirazian (Iran)

Health attributes of an endemic orchid from Eastern Anatolia, Dactylorhiza chuhensis Renz&Taub – in vitro investigations.

Authors: A.Dalar, Y.Guo, N.Esim, A.S. Bengu & I.Konczak (Australia, Turkey China)

In Vitro and in silico study of Piper nigrum on cyclooxygenase-2, inducible nitric oxide synthase and antioxidant enzymes.

Authors: S.Saha & R.J. Verma (India)

An investigation into the consumption patterns, attitude, and perception of Mauritians towards common medicinal food plants.

Authors: M.F.Mahomoodally & N.Ramalingum (Mauritius)

Herbal Therapeutics: Natural remedies for the dry mouth associated with non-functioning salivary glands.

Authors: M.Beyari & N. Dar-Odeh (Saudi Arabia)

Opinion piece: Phytochemical variation: How to resolve the quality controversies of herbal medicinal products?

Authors: N.Dhami & A.D. Mishra (Australia, Nepal)

Book Review

Volume 5 issue 3 (£10):

Review: Effects of black seeds (Nigells sativa) on male infertility: A systematic review.

Authors: R.Mahdavi, J.Heshmati & N.Namazi (Iran)

Research Articles: A randomised double-blind study evaluating the safety and effectiveness of a Ghanaian polyherbal product for the management of superficial mycoses.

Authors: K.P.Thomford, M.L.K.Mensah, R.A.Dickson, B.S.Sarfo, D.A.Edoh, F.C. Mills-Robertson & K.Annan (Ghana)

Ethnopharmacological survey of plants used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus in south of Togo (Maritime region).

Authors: M.S. Kpodar, P.Lawson-Evi, B.Bakoma, K.Eklu-Gadegbeku, A.Agbonon, K.Aklikokou & M.Gbeassor  (Togo)

Lannea coromandelica attenuates glucagon and oxyntomodulin mediated cAMP formation in HEK cells stably-expressing human glucagon receptor.

Authors: S.Walunj, R.Gupta, S.Joshi, S.Sabharwal & K.Joshi (India)

In-Vitro antioxidant and antidiabetic potentials of Dianthus basuticis Burtt Davy whole plant extracts.

Authors: M.I.Kazeem & A.O.T. Ashafa (South Africa)

Harvesting season and plant part dependent variations in the essential oil composition of Salvia officinalis.L grown in northern India.

Authors: R.S.Verma, R.C. Padalia and A.Chauhan (India)

Biography: Confessions of a manufacturer: or, the dream of alchemy.

Author; P. Chenery (UK)

Volume 5 issue 4 (£10):

Effects of Elaeagnus angustifolia L.powder supplement on serum total antioxidant capacity and malondialdehyde levels in females with knee osteoarthritis.

Authors: Z.Nikniaz, R.Mahdavi, A.Ostadrahimi, A.Ebrahimi, L. Nikniaz & A.Vatankhah

Clinical evaluation of the anti-sweet effects of Gymnema sylvestre extract developed into a dispersable oral tablet.

Authors: K.Devi & N.Jain

A survey of herbal formulas for skin diseases from Thailand’s three southern border provinces.

Authors: O.Neamsuvan, A.Kama, A,Salaemae, S.Leesen & N.Waedueramae

Commiphora gileadensis sap extract induces cell cycle-dependent death in immortalized keratinocytes and human dermoid carcinoma cells.

Authors: E.Wineman, I.Douglas, V.Wineman, K.Sharova, M.Jaspars, S.Meshner, Z.Bentiwch, G.Cohen & A.Shtevi

In Vitro enzyme inhibitory effects of Rubus sanctus Schreber and its active metabolite as a function of wound healing activity.

Authors: E.K.Akkol, I.Suntar, M.Ilhan & E.Aras

Centaurea karduchorum Boiss. From Eastern Anatolia: Phenolic composition, antioxidant and enzyme inhibitory activities.

Authors: A.Dalar, Y.Uzun, M.Mukemre, M.Turker and I.Konczak

Chemical composition and antimicrobial, antioxidant activities and anti-inflammatory potential of Achillea millefolium L, Anethum graveolens L and Carum copticum L. essential oils.

Author: M.Kazemi

Book Review.

Volume 6 issue 1 (£15)

Phylogeny of medicinal plants depicts cultural convergence among immigrant groups in New York City

Authors: C.Xavier, J.Molina

Efficacy of whole extract of liquorice in neurological improvement of patients after acute ischemic stroke

Authors: p.Ravanfar, G.Namazi, M.Atigh, S.Zafarmand, A.Hamedi, A.Salehi, S.Izadi & A.Borhani-Haghighi

Effect of Lavender essential oil as a prophylactic therapy for migraine: a randomized controlled clinical trial

Authors: S.Rafie, F.Namjoyan, F.Golfakhrabadi, F.Yousefbeyk & A.Hassanzadeh

Clinical efficacy of an herbal mouthwash composed of Salix alba, Malva sylvestrais and Althaea officinalis in chronic periodontitis patients

Authors: M.Radvar, A.Moeintaghavi, M.Tafaghodi, H.Ghanbari, K.Fatemi, M.R.Mokhtari, F.Najafi, Z.Hoseinipour, P. Dastmalchi & F.Farazi

Comparative analysis of anti-inflammatory activity of aqueous and methanolic extracts of Ocimum basilicum (Basil) in RAW264.7, SW1353 and human primary chondrocytes in respect of the management of osteoarthritis

Authors: P.Raina, A.Agarwal, N.Wagh & R.Kaul-Ghanekar

Identification of plant extracts that inhibit the formation of diabetes-linked IAPP amyloid

Authors: A.L.Fuentes, K.Hennessy, J.Pascual, N.Pepe, I.Wang, A.Santiago, C.Chaggan, J. Martinez, E.Rivera, P.Cota, C.Cunha, L.A.Nogaj & D.A.Moffet

Ethnopharmacological survey of medicinal plants in Ulukisla (Nidge-Turkey)

Authors: M.Y.Paksoy, S.Selvi and A.Savran

Biography: How I became involved with herbal medicines

Author: James Fearnley

Volume 6 issue 2 (£15)

Review Article: Antimicrobial resistance and synergy in herbal medicine.

Author: L.Mundy, B.Pendry and M.Rahman

Effect of Gundelia tournefortii L.extract on lipid profile and TAC in patients with coronary artery disease: a double blind randomized placebo controlled clinical trial.

Authors: F.Hajizadeh-Sharafabad, M.Alizadeh, MHS Mohammadzadeh, S.Alizadeh-Salteh & S.Kheirouri

Changes of body composition and circulating adipokines in response to Nigella sativa oil with a calorie restricted diet in obese women

Authors: R.Mahdavi, M.Alizzadeh, N.Namazi & S.Farajnia

Collegenase activity in fig latex could contribute to its efficacy in ethnomedicinal preparations.

Authors: B.G.Raskovic & N.D.J. Polovic

Adulteration and poor quality of Ginkgo biloba supplements

Authors: A.Booker, D.Frommenwiler, E.Reich, S.Horsfield & M.Heinrich

Chemical composition, antimicrobial and antibiotic potentiating activity of essential oils from 10 tropical medicinal plants from Mauritius

Authors: Z.Aumeeruddy-Elalfi, A.Gurib-Fakim & M.F. Mahomoodally

Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants from degraded dry Afromontane forest in northern Ethiopia: Species, uses and conservation challenges.

Authors: K.Giday, L.Lenaerts, K.Gebrehiwot, G.Yirga, B.Verbist & B.Muys

Book Review

Volume 6 issue 3

Review Article: Anti-hypertensive medicinal plants and their mode of action

Authors: P.Rawat, P.K.Singh and V.Kumar

Effect of Boswellia serrata on cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosis patients

Authors: N.Majdinasab, A,Siahpush, S.K.Mousavinejad, A.Maleyeri, S.A.Sajedi & P.Bizganzadeh

Evaluating the anticoagulant effect of medicinal plants in vitro by cheminformatics methods

Authors: M.Aalikhani Pour, S.Sardari, A.Eslamifar, M.Rezvani, A.Azhar & M.Nazari

The effect of peppermint (menthe piperita) capsules on the severity of primary dysmenorrhea

Authors: A.Heshmati, M.Dolatian, F.Mojab, N. Shakeri, S.Nikkhah & Z.Mahmoodi

The efficacy of lemon balm (Melisaa Officinalis) alone and combined with lemon balm – Nepeta menthiodes on premenstrual syndrome and quality of life among students: A randomized controlled trial.

Authors: M.Mirghafourvand, J.Malakouti, S.M.A.Charandabi, A.F.Khalili & S.G.Homayi

Cinnamon extract exhibits potent anti-proliferative activity by modulating angiogenesis and cyclooxygenase in myeloma cells

Authors: R.Khan, M.Sharma, L.Kumar, S.A.Husain & A.Sharma

Silybum marianum (milk thistle) products in Wilson’s disease: a treatment or a threat?

Authors: N.Jedlinszki, I.Kalomista, G.Galbacs & D.Csupopr

Book Review

Volume 6 issue 4 (£15)

Review Article: Boswellic Acid – medicinal use of an ancient herbal remedy

Authors: P.R. Vuddanda, S.Singh & S.Velaga

Extract of Dorema aucheri induces PPAR-y for activating reactive oxygen species metabolism

Authors: M.Nahvinejad, F.Pourrajab & S. Hekmatimoghaddam

Verbascum phlomoides and Solidago virgaureae herbs as natural source for preventing neurodegenerative diseases

Authors: G.Paun, E.Neagu, C.Albu & G.L.Radu

Antioxidant and anti-proliferative properties of Davidson’s plum (Davidsonia pruriens F.Muell) phenolic-enriched extracts as affected by different extraction solvents

Authors: T.L.K.Cheun, Q.V.Vuong, S.Hirun, M.C.Bowyer, M.J.Predebon, C.D.Goldsmith, J.A.Sakoff & C.J.Scarlett

Valerian: an underestimated anxiolytic in the community pharmacy?

Authors: V.Wright and B.Pendry

Ethnobotanical study of herbal medicines for management of diabetes mellitus in Dangme West District of Southern Ghana

Authors: A.Asase & D.T.Yohonu