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Journal of Natural Medicines

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03.07.2020 | Original Paper

Isolation and evaluation of trypanocidal activity of sesquiterpenoids, flavonoids, and lignans in Artemisia sieversiana collected in Mongolia

Artemisia sieversiana Ehrh. ex willd. (Compositae) is an annual herbaceous plant distributed throughout Central and East Eurasia. It is a traditional medicinal plant in parts of Asia, including Tibet, China, and Mongolia. The flowers of A .

29.06.2020 | Original Paper

Magnolol inhibits myotube atrophy induced by cancer cachexia through myostatin signaling pathway in vitro

Cancer cachexia is a complex and multifactorial syndrome that influences about 50–80% of cancer patients and may lead to 20% of cancer deaths and muscle atrophy is the key characteristic of the syndrome. Recent researches have shown that myostatin …

26.06.2020 | Original Paper

The acrid raphides in tuberous root of Pinellia ternata have lipophilic character and are specifically denatured by ginger extract

Unprocessed dried tuberous root of Pinellia ternata (Pinellia Tuber) has been used as a component of traditional Japanese Kampo medicine, while this crude drug is usually used after processing with Ginger in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It …

15.06.2020 | Original Paper

Appetite-enhancing effects of inhaling cinnamon, clove, and fennel essential oils containing phenylpropanoid analogues

Cinnamon, clove, and fennel are commonly used as spices and herbal medicines, and one of their medicinal uses is as aromatic stomachics. We investigated the effect on appetite in mice of inhaling volatile compounds contained in essential oils …

13.06.2020 | Original Paper

Cytotoxic activities of sesquiterpenoids from the aerial parts of Petasites japonicus against cancer stem cells

The plant of Petasites japonicus (Sieb. Et Zucc.) Maxim, belonging to the Compositae family, has been cultivated as a vegetable in Japan. The rhizomes or the whole plants of P. japonicus has also been utilized as a folk medicine for the treatment …

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The Journal of Natural Medicines is an international journal presenting original research in naturally occurring medicines and their related foods and cosmetics. It covers

chemistry of natural products; biochemistry of medicinal plants; pharmacology of natural products and herbs, including Kampo formulas and traditional herbs; botanical anatomy; cultivation of medicinal plants.

The journal publishes Reviews, Mini-Reviews, Original Papers, Notes, Rapid Communications and Natural Resource Letters.

Of the papers published in each volume of the Journal of Natural Medicines, approximately three will be chosen by members of the Selection Committee for honors as the Journal of Natural Medicines Award.

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