Thuja occidentalis L. and its active compound, alpha-thujone: Promising effects in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome without inducing osteoporosis


AKKOL E. , Ilhan M., DEMİREL M. A. , KELEŞ H., TÜMEN İ., SÜNTAR İ.

JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, vol.168, pp.25-30, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 168
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jep.2015.03.029
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.25-30

Abstract

Ethnopharmacological relevance: Thuja occidentalis L (Cupressaceae) has been used in folk medicine for the treatment of rheumatism, amenorrhea, cystitis, and uterine carcinomas, and as an abortifacient and contraceptive.