A study was conducted to assess root, leaves and flowers extracts of cichorium intybus for their antimicrobial activities (against four bacterial and fungal strains), antioxidants activities (DPPH, ABTS H2O2 and reducing power assays) and cytotoxicities assays. The results indicates remarkable inhibition of plant extracts for growth of all bacterial and fungal strains as well as appropriate MI...
NATURAL REMEDIES TARGET DIFFERENT THERAPEUTIC PATHWAYS IN ORAL MUCOSITIS INDUCED BY CANCER CHEMO OR RADIOTHERAPY
Oral mucositis (OM) is an inflammatory condition affecting oral mucosa. The etiology of this type of inflammation is associated with exposure to radiotherapy or chemotherapeutic drugs. Herbal drugs have been used to induce healing of different types of gastrointestinal ulcers. The role of medicinal plant in cancer therapy induced oral mucositis has been investigated extensively. Preclinical studie...