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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 ...
Cardiovascular effects of Leonotis leonurus extracts in normotensive rats and in isolated perfused rat heart
(University of the Western Cape, 2004)
This thesis discussed the cardiovascular effects of the aqueous leaf extract and a fraction of the methanol extract of Leonotis leonurus, a plant commonly used in traditional medicine in South Africa for the treatment of ...
Stability of freeze-dried aqueous and other modified extracts of Leonotis leonurus
(University of the Western Cape, 2017)
Leonotis leonurus, a South African indigenous medicinal plant, is frequently used in the form of a tea. However, this dosage form has many disadvantages. Consequently three L. leonurus solid extract preparations were ...
Cardiovascular effects of (13S)-9_, 13_- epoxylabda-6_(19), 15(14)diol dilactone, a diterpenoid isolated from the organic extract of leonotis leonurus leaves, in anaesthetized normotensive rats
Plants used in traditional medicines have served as sources of some of the drug compounds used in medicines today, and could still serve as leads for then development of new drugs to treat existing chronic diseases such ...