A comparative study on the antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities of five Juniperus taxa


AKKOL E., GÜVENÇ A., YEŞİLADA E.

JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, vol.125, no.2, pp.330-336, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 125 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jep.2009.05.031
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.330-336
  • Keywords: Anti-inflammatory activity, Antinociceptive activity, Carrageenan-induced edema, Juniperus species, p-Benzoquinone-induced writhes, Prostaglandin E-2-induced edema, FOLK MEDICINE, TRADITIONAL MEDICINE, ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY, CYTOTOXIC ACTIVITY, ESSENTIAL OILS, TURKEY, LEAVES, DITERPENES, ANATOLIA, PLANTS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Ethnopharmacological relevance: Juniperus L (Cupressaceae) species have been used to various inflammatory and infectious diseases such as bronchitis, colds, cough, fungal infections, hemorrhoids, gynecological diseases, and wounds in Turkish folk medicine.