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11 result(s) for 'pinus sylvestris' within BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies

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  1. We have previously demonstrated that an alkaline extract of shredded pinecones yields a polyphenylpropanoid polysaccharide complex (PPC) that functions as an orally active immune adjuvant. Specifically, oral P...

    Authors: William Guy Bradley, Katharine Nichole Holm and Akiko Tanaka
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:163
  2. Cryptococcal infections, besides being a problem for immunocompromised patients, are occasionally being a problem for immunocompetent patients. In addition, the lower susceptibility of this yeast to azoles is ...

    Authors: Daniela Scalas, Narcisa Mandras, Janira Roana, Roberta Tardugno, Anna Maria Cuffini, Valeria Ghisetti, Stefania Benvenuti and Vivian Tullio
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:143
  3. Viscum album L. (Santalaceae), commonly known as mistletoe, is a hemiparasitic plant traditionally used in complementary cancer treatment. Its antitumor potential is mostly attributed to the presence of aqueous s...

    Authors: Carla Holandino, Michelle Nonato de Oliveira Melo, Adriana Passos Oliveira, João Vitor da Costa Batista, Marcia Alves Marques Capella, Rafael Garrett, Mirio Grazi, Hartmut Ramm, Claudia Dalla Torre, Gerhard Schaller, Konrad Urech, Ulrike Weissenstein and Stephan Baumgartner
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2020 20:215
  4. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common functional gastrointestinal disorder, which may result from alteration of the gastrointestinal microbiota following gastrointestinal infection, or with intestinal dys...

    Authors: Aiysha Thompson, Dilruba Meah, Nadia Ahmed, Rebecca Conniff-Jenkins, Emma Chileshe, Chris O Phillips, Tim C Claypole, Dan W Forman and Paula E Row
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2013 13:338
  5. Using colorimetric assays, we have now compared the cytotoxic effects of Viscum album preparations (VAPs) obtained from mistletoe growing on oak (Quercus robur and Q. petraea, VAP-Qu), apple tree (Malus domestica

    Authors: Jenny Eggenschwiler, Leopold von Balthazar, Bianca Stritt, Doreen Pruntsch, Mac Ramos, Konrad Urech, Lukas Rist, A Paula Simões-Wüst and Angelika Viviani
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2007 7:14
  6. Women diagnosed with breast cancer frequently seek complementary and alternative (CAM) treatment options that can help to cope with their disease and the side effects of conventional cancer therapy. Especially...

    Authors: U. Weissenstein, M. Kunz, M. Oufir, J. T. Wang, M. Hamburger, K. Urech, U. Regueiro and S. Baumgartner
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2019 19:23
  7. The frequent incidence of fungal infection and widespread of antibiotic resistance are emergent concerns in public health. Hence, there is a need to harness the potential of natural bioactive compounds from pl...

    Authors: Clement Olusola Ogidi, Ayokunbi Elizabeth Ojo, Oluwatayo Benjamin Ajayi-Moses, Oluwatoyin Modupe Aladejana, Oluwakemi Abike Thonda and Bamidele Juliet Akinyele
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2021 21:47
  8. For almost 2000 years it has been recognized that aqueous extracts from pine cones possess medicinal properties beneficial for the treatment of a broad variety of diseases and conditions. In this report, the a...

    Authors: Mike Burrows, Deepak Assundani, Esteban Celis, Frank Tufaro, Akiko Tanaka and W Guy Bradley
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2009 9:49
  9. The management of Candida infections faces many problems, such as a limited number of antifungal drugs, toxicity, resistance of Candida to commonly antifungal drugs, relapse of Candida infections, and the high...

    Authors: Narcisa Mandras, Antonia Nostro, Janira Roana, Daniela Scalas, Giuliana Banche, Valeria Ghisetti, Simonetta Del Re, Giacomo Fucale, Anna Maria Cuffini and Vivian Tullio
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:330
  10. The increasing number of multidrug-resistant bacteria and the fact of antibiotic resistance is leading to a continuous need for discovering alternative treatments against infections, e.g. in the case of respir...

    Authors: Kamilla Ács, Viktória L. Balázs, Béla Kocsis, Tímea Bencsik, Andrea Böszörményi and Györgyi Horváth
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:227
  11. Psoriasis is a frequent skin inflammatory disorder that inflicts millions of patients around the globe. To meet their healthcare needs, patients with psoriasis often seek treatment outside the allopathic parad...

    Authors: Ramzi Shawahna and Nidal Amin Jaradat
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:4