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Saussurea costus: A Source of Anticancer Bioactives

Cancer is the world’s second largest cause of death and is responsible for an estimated 9.6 million fatalities in 2018. Plant-derived products or extracts are used to treat various illnesses or diseases in folk/traditional medicine. The anticancer function of Saussurea costus and its mode of intervention have been investigated in human breast, colon, and liver…
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November 18, 2020 0

Antibacterial Activity of Ocimum gratissimum (scent leaf) on Some Pathogenic Gastrointestinal Bacteria

The emergence of antibiotic resistance as well as the recent undesirable side effect of some of the commercially available antibiotics has led to the screening of plant extract in order to discover new drug that could serve as alternative therapy for the treatment of various infections and diseases. Fresh leaf of Ocimum gratissimum (scent leaf)…
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December 19, 2019 0