Pharmacologic Use of Chilli Pepper, Capsicum spp.L.
Overview and types of chili pepper around the world
Pharmacologic use of Chili pepper(MOAs, Adverse effect, contraindications common
Available OTC and prescription Medication c
What is Ginseng?
Low-growing, shade-loving perennial herb of the Aralianceae family
Latin name= Panax
The scientific names
Derived from the Greek word for cure-all, related to the word Panacea.
Herba Ephedrae consists of the dried stem or aerial part of Ephedra sinica, or other
Ma huang has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for 5,000.
Native Americans and Mormon pioneers drank a
tea brewed fr
(Cimicifuga racemosa L.)
Scientific Name: Cimicifuga racemosa
Location: Atlantic coast of North America
Native Americans: malaise, kidney issues, malaria, and to ease labor
Colonists: bronchitis, hysteria, snakebites, and yellow fever
Gingko biloba L.
Gingko is used for.
Thats right memory!
The extract from the leaves of a Ginkgo Biloba tree is the part of the plant that is used as
a medicinal natural product.
In addition to memory improvement, gingko has other uses
MOA of Gingko
BPS 533 MEDICINAL PLANTS Fall Semester 2011
Navindra P. Seeram, Ph.D
Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
A large and rapidly growing percentage of the United States population c
Poison ivy : Toxicodendron radicans
(older synonyms are Rhus toxicodendron and Rhus radicans)
The appearance of poison ivy can vary greatly between environments,
and even within a single area. Identification by experienced people is
(Piper methysticum L.)
Chemical Structure of Kavalactones
Kava is a natural plant with medicinal uses native to the islands South Pacific including Hawaii.
It is derived from the rhizome fibers of the Piper methysticum plant, a
Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench
Numerous Common Names:
American Cone Flower, Black Sampson, Black Susans, Comb Flower, Coneflower,
Hedgehog, Indian Head, Kansas Snakeroot, Pale Coneflower, Purple Cone Flower, Red
What is Madagascar Periwinkle?
Binomial Name: Catharanthus roseus (L.)
Catharantus : Greek for clean or pure flower
roseus - Latin for rose-colored
It works by altering the immune system, increasing the production of urine and lower
Comfrey (Symphytum officinale L.)
Perennial shrub that grows between 2-5 feet tall
Distinguishable from the hair on its leaves and stem
Clusters of flowers (dull white/purple color)
Often grows in meadows and on riverbanks
Native to E