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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 155 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jep.2014.06.030
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1086-1092

Abstract

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.