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Anti-inflammatory activity, cytotoxicity and active compounds of Tinospora smilacina

Li, Rachel; Myers, S P; Leach, D N; Lin, G D; Leach, G J; Brushett, D J; Waterman, P G

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Tinospora smilacina Benth. has been used in Australian indigenous medicine for the treatment of headache, rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory disorders. As part of an investigation into the anti-inflammatory potential of plants using an ethnopharmacological approach, the present study sought to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Tinospora smilacina. An ethanol extract of this plant was evaluated in vitro for anti-inflammatory activities on cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1), cyclooxygenase-2...[Show more]

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Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/39895
Source: Phytotherapy Research
DOI: 10.1002/ptr.1373

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