PDF | Phytochemical studies on the aerial parts of Prangos uloptera, an endemic Iranian species of the genus Prangos, yielded five coumarins. Keywords: Prangos uloptera, Apiaceae, Umbelliferae, coumarin, Umbelliferae) is an endemic Iranian species of the genus Prangos that comprises ca. Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of coumarins from the roots of Ferulago campestris (Apiaceae). Basile A(1), Sorbo S, Spadaro V, Bruno.

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Phytochemical studies on the aerial parts of Prangos ulopteraan endemic Iranian species of the genus Prangosyielded five coumarins, xanthotoxin 1prangenin 2scopoletin 3deltoin 4 and prangolarin 5.

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Examples are parsley Petroselinum crispumcoriander Coriandrum sativumculantroand dill Anethum graveolens. This section does not cite any sources. Centella has also been noted to reduce fibrotic process in the liver in animal studies. Plant photosensitizers with antiviral properties. Antibacterial activity of Coriandrum sativum L. The Llyod Brothers produced a specific medicine from Conium stating it to be a narcotic sedative for chorea, tetanus, whooping cough, asthma, or other conditions involving overstimulated motor responses and reflexes.

Centella has also been specifically recommended for ulcerative and inflammatory conditions of the cystic, gastric, esophogeal, intestinal, rectal, and oral mucosal surfaces.

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Angelica sinensis — Dong Quai Legend has it that Angelica was so named because an angel revealed herself to a medieval European monk and taught him the medicinal virtues of Angelica. Anethole, an essential oil in Foeniculum and Pimpinella and other plants, is structurally similar to the catecholamines and may affect cholinergic neurotransmission.


Osthol induced apoptosis in one study while showing little cytotoxicity against normal cervical fibroblasts. Centella has been used traditionally as something of panacea for general strength and coumafin.

Coumarin compounds in Ammi majus L.

The furnaochromones may have a positive activity on the vascular system through a variety of mechanisms. Medicago is another legume family plant with both coumarins and isoflavones noted to frkm both circulatory and hormonal effects.

Effects apiacese visnadine on rat isolated vascular smooth muscles. Antiproliferative effect in rat vascular smooth muscle cells by osthole, isolated from Angelica pubescens. Apium may both promote sodium excretion and diurese, as well as contain coumarins. Osthole has also been shown to help protect the liver in cases of hepatitis by preventing the development of apoptosis in infected hepatocytes and preserving hepatic function.

Int J Clin Pharmacol Res. Coumarins from Cnidium monnieri L. Apiaceae apiacewe plants are noted to accumulate flavinoids, mainly in the form of flavones and flavonols, many having significant antioxidant and antiinolammatory effects. Cnidium might be considered in formulas for impotence because studies have apiaceqe vasodilating effects in the penis.

Effects of visnagin on cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterases and their role in its inhibitory effects on vascular smooth muscle contraction. The seeds have an oily endosperm [5] [6] and often contain apiqceae oils, containing aromatic compounds that are responsible for the flavour of commercially important umbelliferous seed such as anisecumin and coriander. Otherwise, the plant produces many sturdy seeds, and many species will self seed prolifically.


Reynolds T Food Chem Toxicol. Traditional and homeopathic literature has reported Apium to be specific for pelvic pain associated with urinary retention, nervous anxiety and sharp sticking pains.

Psoralen and other linear furanocoumarins as phytoalexins in Glehnia littoralis. The protection against excessive electrical activity has been credited to calcium channel inhibition.

THE APIACEAE FAMILY – Medicinal Plant Research Summary – Battle Ground Healing Arts

Study on a novel strategy to treatment of phenylketonuria. Angelica may reduce nociceptive pain by affecting nervous activity. Ftom, columbiandin, esculin, decursin and umbelliferone have all shown inhibitory effects on human bladder cander cell lines.

Sharma J, Sharma R. We can observe this affinity with the air, for one, it the physical presentation of the plant.

Simultaneous determination of urinary metabolites of methoxypsoralens in human and Umbelliferae medicines by high-performance liquid chromatography. Angelica has been found to have an anti-histamine and anti-serotinin effect which may be an explanation of the reported anti-allergy effects.

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