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Comparison of flavonoid profile and respiratory smooth muscle relaxant effects of Artemisia afra versus Leonotis leonurus
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
Leonotis leonurus (L. leonurus) and Artemisia afra (A. afra) are two of the most commonly used medicinal plants in South Africa traditionally advocated for use in asthma. However, proper scientific studies to validate these ...
Investigation of the in vitro bioavailability of luteolin from modified preparations of Artemisia afra
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
Artemisia afra (A. afra) is traditionally used for a variety of ailments and contain flavonoids e.g. luteolin which may contribute to some of its activity. It is generally administered as a tea or decoction, and such liquid ...
Comparison of the physicochemical characteristics and flavonoid release profiles of Sutherlandia frutescens phytosomes versus liposomes
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
Sutherlandia frutescens is a traditional plant medicine widely used in South Africa. Traditionally, the leaves of S. frutescens are mainly used as a tea, but these traditional dosage forms have several disadvantages, ...
Phytochemical and biological studies of Helichrysum cymosum
(University of the Western Cape, 2020)
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is well known as a group of systemic metabolic disorders with a considerable mortality rate around the world. Hyperglycemia is the main consequence of DM, which results from the shortage in insulin ...