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Chemical composition and pharmacological activities of Tunisian Eryngium species (Eryngium L., Apiaceae)

The genus Eryngium L. (Apiaceae, Saniculoideae) comprises more than 250 species used in traditional medicine and used as food throughout the world. In Tunisia, only eight species are encountered: E. barrelieri Boiss. (syn. Eryngium pusillum L.), E. campestre L., E. (...)


Specificity of rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) essential oil indigenous to Corsica and Sardinia

The distinctiveness of Rosmarinus officinalis L from Corsica and Sardinia is known since a long time and the essential oil (EO) isolated from flowering tops is known as “Rosemary EO, verbenone chemotype”. Verbenone is accompanied by ∝-pinene and bornyl acetate. The aim of (...)


Chemodiversity or taxonomy error? A search for the true phytochemical profile of Ferula arrigonii Bocchieri

The guaianolide 11,13-dehydrogrilactone (2) was previously described as alleged chemotaxonomic marker of the Sardo-Corsican endemic species Ferula arrigonii Bocchieri. In the present work, the presence of this component could not be confirmed in various extracts obtained (...)


Anti-protozoal activity of essential oils and their constituents against Leishmania, Plasmodium and Trypanosoma

Because there is no or only low efficient vaccine available for protozoan diseases and current treatments have serious drawbacks in terms of safety, resistance, cost and administration pathway, the search for new active compounds against Leishmania, Plasmodium and (...)


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2018

Volume 18- 1

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