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Unformatted text preview: to glucocorticoids Dioscorea mexicana Mexico Blocks cytokine production. Inhibits phospholipids conversion to arachidonic acid which inhibits prostaglandin synthesis hydroxychloroquine Cinchona officinalis South America anti-inflammatory to treat rheumatoid arthritis harpagoside Harpagophytum procumbens Southern Africa anti-inflammatory to treat lower back pain, hip pain, and knee pain capsaicin Capsicum annuum & Capsicum frutescens Tropical America Agonist at capsaicin receptor, a heat-activated ion channel pain pathway...
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- Spring '08