Volume 7 (2020) - Issue 10, October
Traditional herbal medicines are widely accepted in the world. Certain countries and WHO have research investment in traditional herbal medicines. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) came as a major health care challenge for humans in 2019. 480 deaths have been recorded till 18th of April 2020 in India. No pharmaceutical products have yet been shown to be safe and effective for the treatment of CO...
Echinacea purpurea L. is an herbaceous flowering plant. It is found in eastern and central North America. E. purpurea acts as antiviral and anti-inflammatory components include polyphenols such as polyvinylpolypyrroliodone (PVPP), poly-saccharides, glycoproteins, cichoric acid (2, 3-O-dicaffeoyl-tartaric acid), alkylamides and caffeic acid derivatives. These compounds help in a direct virucidal ac...
COMPARATIVE ESSENTIAL OIL COMPOSITION OF LAURUS NOBILIS, SYZYGIUM GUINEENSE AND SYZYGIUM EUCALYPTOIDES IN SEARCH FOR NIGERIAN BAY LEAF – PART I
Bay leaf is an aromatic leaf commonly used in cooking for its distinctive flavor and fragrance. The bay leaf sold in Nigerian markets being Laurus nobilis (L. nobilis) is imported. The leaf of Syzygium guineense (S. guineense) and Syzygium eucalyptoides (S. eucalyptoides) have a long history of use as vegetables and spices in Nigeria. In this study, leaf of S. guineense, S. eucalyptoides, and a c...