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Effect of tea and herbal infusions on mammalian reproduction and fertility
(University of the Western Cape, 2013)
Camellia sinensis (tea) and Aspalathus linearis (rooibos) may improve reproductive function owing to their antioxidant properties. To test this hypothesis, male and female rats were given 2% and 5% green tea (Gt), black ...
Does Olea africana protect the heart against ischemiareperfusion injury?
Cardiovascular disease is a major health problem and remains the number one cause of death worldwide. For centuries, medicinal plants have been used in different cultures as medicines for the treatment and control of various ...
Potential neuroprotective effects of fermented rooibos herbal tea in a rat model of ischemic brain injury
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
Stroke is the third leading cause of death in South Africa, killing about 240 people a day and leaving survivors with residual disabilities. There is no clinically approved neuroprotective agent for stroke at the moment ...
Effects of Libyan traditional plants on the reproductive system of male and female rats
(University of the Western cape, 2015)
In different parts of the world, medicinal plants have demonstrated a lot of health benefits to mankind and remains an important source for the discovery of new bio-active compounds. Libya is a typical example of a country ...
Evaluating the neuroprotective effects of fermented rooibos herbal tea in Wistar rats exposed to bisphenol-A during gestation and lactation
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
Exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals as bisphenol A (BPA) during gestation and early postnatal life is known to disrupt normal developmental processes and alter the body’s endocrine system leading to deleterious ...