Bioactivity guided evaluation of anti-inflammatory and antinociceptive activities of Arceuthobium oxycedri (DC) M. Bieb.

Akkol E. K., Orhan I., Kartal M., Yesilada E.

JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, vol.128, no.1, pp.79-84, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 128 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jep.2009.12.028
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.79-84
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: No


Ethnopharmacological relevance: Arceuthobium oxycedri (D.C.) M. Bieb. (Loranthaceae) or dwarf mistletoe is a rare semi-parasitic plant that lives on the branches of Juniperus oxycedrus as the host plant. In Turkish folk medicine, the plant is prescribed as a panacea for every kind of diseases, including, against infectious and inflammatory disorders of upper respiratory system and gastro-intestinal complaints or as a hypotensive remedy.