Tag: Asteraceae

A Brief Overview on Chamomile

Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla L.) is a well-known spice and herb secondhand all over the globe. They include flavonoids and hydroxycinnamates, both of that have the potential to benefit human health. This item provides a brief overview of the healing benefits, as well as anatomy and cultivation practices. Because chamomile...
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Determination of Chlorogenic Acid and Sesquiterpene Lactone Content in Root, Flour and Roasted Grains of Industrial Chicory

The secondary metabolites of industrial chicory sesquiterpene lactones (STL) and chlorogenic acids (CGA) indicate potential nutritional and organoleptic added value for this crop. They are soluble major secondary metabolites that accumulate in chicory, particularly in Asteraceae. Their quantification was defined here in chicory root and its dried (flour) and...
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The Immunomodulatory Activity of Some Maltese Medicinal Plants: Tradition, Science and Future Prospects

Aims: To review previous studies conducted on some Maltese medicinal plants for their immunomodulatory effects on lymphocytes. Methodology: Human peripheral lymphocytes were obtained from the whole blood of human healthy volunteers. Several extracts were obtained from Olea europea L., Ephedra fragilis Desf., Aster squamatus (Sprengel) Hieron., Glebionis coronaria (L.)...
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