MULLEIN The flowers and also the leaves of this plant have proven effective in the prevention and treatment of diseases of the respiratory system. Mullein will encourage coughing up mucus, as well as cleaning of the bronchi. It will also alleviate chronic inflammation, a mullein tea will help in alleviating the symptoms of
It is also one of the most antiseptic essential oils, treating many types of infection, including lung, sinus, vaginal, and especially candida infections. Of several fragrances tested by aromatherapy researchers, lavender was most effective at relaxing brain waves and reducing
Widely used as an ingredient in herbal teas as well as health and beauty products. The ancient Egyptians and Romans would use chamomile as a remedy for the fever and chills that accompanied malaria. In modern herbal medicine chamomile is a soothing remedy known for its ability to calm nervous tension, dispel restlessness or sleeplessness and for relaxing tense muscles. Lemon Balm Lemon balm has been cultivated around the Mediterranean coast for more than 2000 years. It is a member of the mint family and considered a calming herb.
P.aeruginosa can by treated by combination of antibiotics. It is very effective in patients with acute P.aeruginosa. In burn patients, topical therapy with antimicrobial agents coupled with surgical debridement has markedly reduced sepsis. The best way to control and prevent the spread of infection is cleaning and disinfecting medical equipment. Patients should isolated.
Given its ability to treat wounds and stop bleeding, this mushroom is used as a medication for curing hemorrhoids. Other uses of this fungus include correcting certain bladder disorders, as well as dysmenorrhea. In ancient Indian medicine, this mushroom has been used as a diuretic. They also used it as a laxative that helped stimulating bowel
1 Introduction Berberine (BBR), an isoquinoline alkaloid (Fig. 1), is isolated from many medicinal herbs, such as Coptidis rhizome (Coptis chinensis Franch.) and Cortex phellodendri (Phellodendron chinense C.K.Schneid.) . BBR has been used as a medicine for a long time, it is used to treat microbial infection, diarrhea, and gastrointestinal (GI) diseases due to its antibacterial, antidiarrheal and strong antidotal properties [2, 3].
One of the best known weight loss remedies is Forskolin. It is a chemical that is naturally found in the roots of a mint family plant called Coleus Forskohlii. This plant is a native of India. For centuries, this plant had been used for treating heart ailments, hypertension and asthma. Forskolin extract is also known to treat patients with urinary tract infection, eczema, psoriasis, allergies, menstrual cramps and blood clots.
1. Introduction Plants are the main source of food and medicine of humans since the times of ancient throughout the world. Many synthetic antioxidants such as butylated hydroxyl anisole (BHA) and butylated hydroxyl toluene (BHT) are known to have side effects causing liver damage. The expensive treatments, adverse effects of several allopathic drugs and development of resistance to existing drugs have forced us to look back into nature as a resource for therapeutics to a wide variety of human ailments. Therefore there is a need for isolation and characterization of natural antioxidant having fewer side effects which can be used in foods or medicinal materials to replace damage causing synthetic antioxidants .
Traditionally, the Chinese Rhubarb has been used as a laxative in order to relieve constipation and purgative due to its astringent properties. Through the history of rhubarb it has been taken internally for the treatment of chronic constipation, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, and menstrual problems. Externally the roots of the plant would be used to treat burns as well. The root has also been used to treat internal pinworms, threadworms, and ringworms. People have further claimed that Rhubarb enhances appetite before meals and even promotes blood circulation to relieve pain from inflammation.2 More so the Chinese Rhubarb is considered to be more of an “alternative” to help alter the course of an ailment of condition.
Microorganisms are considered as miniatures of chemical factories. Until Pasteur showed that fermentation is initiated by living organisms and showed that lactic acid fermentation is caused by living organisms that people seriously began to investigate microbes as a source for bioactive natural products. Then, scientific serendipity and the power of observation provided the impetus to Fleming to usher in the antibiotic era via the discovery of penicillin from the fungus Penicillium notatum. After which, array of bioactive metabolites was isolated from microorganisms including fungi, bacteria and actinomycetes. Fleming in 1929 discovered the serendipitous penicillin from the filamentous fungus, Penicillium notatum, and he discovered the broad therapeutic use of this agent in the 1940s (Demain and Fang, 2000).