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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 168
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jep.2015.03.029
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.25-30
  • Keywords: PCOS, Thuja occidentalis, alpha-Thujone, Cupressaceae, Osteoporosis, PINUS-SYLVESTRIS, ESSENTIAL OIL, CONES, CONSTITUENTS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

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.