Inhibitory effect of St. John's Wort oil macerates on INF alpha-induced NF-kappa B activation and their fatty acid composition

Orhan I. E., Kartal M., Gulpinar A. R., Yetkin G., Orlikova B., Diederich M., ...More

JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, vol.155, no.2, pp.1086-1092, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 155 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jep.2014.06.030
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1086-1092
  • Keywords: Hypericum perforatum, St. John's Wort oil, Oleum Hyperici, Fatty acid, NF-kappa B activation, TNF alpha, WOUND-HEALING ACTIVITY, HYPERICUM-PERFORATUM, OLIVE OIL, EXPRESSION, HYPERFORIN, INDUCTION, COMPONENT, CURCUMIN
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: No


Ethnopharmacological relevance: The oil macerates of Hypericum perforatum L. (St. John's Wort=SJW) have a long history of medicinal use and SJW has been used in traditional medicine both orally and topically for centuries worldwide mainly for wound healing, ulcer and inflammation.