Unformatted text preview: Inhibits cyclooxygenase which inhibits prostaglandin synthesis diosgenin as precursor to glucocorticoids Dioscorea mexicana Mexico Blocks cytokine production. Inhibits phospholipids conversion to arachidonic acid which inhibits prostaglandin synthesis capsaicin Capsicum annuum & Capsicum frutescens Tropical America Agonist at capsaicin receptor, a heat-activated ion channel pain pathway...
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- Fall '08
- prostaglandin synthesis, Inhibits phospholipids conversion, South American Andes Mtns Europe Europe, prostaglandin synthesis Agonist