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Since ancient times, the forests are source of materials which people use in their everyday life, including: wood and non-wood forest products as balsam resin, wood kindling, tanning substances, medicinal products; food products such as forest fruits, mushrooms etc. In this work, the development of ...

Author(s)
Stoyanova, M.
Publisher
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Forest Research Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
Conference proceedings, 90 years forest research institute - for the society and nature, Sofia, Bulgaria, 24-26 October 2018, 2018, pp 45-52
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Worldwide, medicinal and aromatic plants play an important role for humanity. Thousands of medicinal plants are used across the world. Almost 300 medicinal plants are known and used in Romania. Their distribution is not uniform across the country, being depended in some cases of the presence of...

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Vasile, D.; Enescu, C. M.; Dincă, L.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Scientific Papers Series - Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development, 2018, 18, 1, pp 523-528
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Objective: Plants secondary metabolites with antibacterial and antioxidant activities were screened to provide theoretical basis for the development and utilization of Apocynaceae and Euphorbiaceae plants. Method: This study focused on five common Apocynaceae plants and four common Euphorbiaceae...

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Zhang WeiHao; Weng DaoYue; Song HuiYun; Cui ZeHua; Sun Jian; Wu YuTing; Shan TiJiang
Publisher
Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Nanning, China
Citation
Journal of Southern Agriculture, 2018, 49, 1, pp 85-90
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Objective: To analyze and identify the chemical composition of volatile oil extracted from Houttuynia cordata, the inhibition activities of volatile oil and ethyl acetate extracts against 7 different bacteria were determined. Method: The volatile oil from Houttuynia cordata was extracted by...

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Shan TiJiang; Wang Wei; Yu BingWei; Wang XiaoQing; Wu ChunYin; Weng DaoYue; Cui ZiNing; Wang Jun
Publisher
Editorial Department of Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Chengdu, China
Citation
Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2017, 30, 5, pp 1041-1047
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Objective: To analyze and identify the chemical compositions of volatile oils extracted from Taxodium ascendens leaves and cones, and test the inhibition activities against seven different bacteria. Method: The volatile oils were extracted by hydro-distillation from the leaves and cones of Taxodium ...

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Shan TiJiang; Tang XiangYou; Liu Yi; Wang Wei; Chen Xuan; Duan ZhiHao; Wu HuiXiong; Wang Jun
Publisher
South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China
Citation
Journal of South China Agricultural University, 2016, 37, 5, pp 72-76
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Plants produce a numerous and diverse secondary metabolites, organic compounds which are not essential and do not participate directly in the growth and development, but may have very important role in their adaptation and adjustment to particular environmental conditions. For humans, secondary...

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Pustahija, F.; Bašić, N.
Publisher
Faculty of Forestry, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
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Radovi Šumarskog Fakulteta Univerziteta u Sarajevu, 2016, 46, 1, pp 58-73
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This paper identifies the plant species used traditionally by Karo people in North Sumatra, to cure diabetes, analyses the cultural significance index of those plants for the Karo, and clarifies phytochemical contents of the plants. Data were collected using survey method from selected respondents...

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Situmorang, R. O. P.; Harianja, A. H.; Silalahi, J.
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Research, Development and Innovation Agency, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
Indonesian Journal of Forestry Research, 2015, 2, 2, pp 121-130
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Sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides L.) is becoming an interesting and promising crop in Latvia due to its high content of valuable nutrients and bioactive substances. Increasing horticultural use of sea buckthorn is stimulating also an interest in research and breeding of different sea buckthorn...

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La¯cis, G.; Kota-Dombrovska, I.
Publisher
Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Kedainiai District, Lithuania
Citation
Žemdirbystė (Agriculture), 2014, 101, 3, pp 333-340
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Sappan wood or kayu secang (Caesalpinia sappan L.) was reported of having medicinal properties, such as natural antioxidant, relieve vomiting of blood, and mix of ingredients for malaria drugs. The research was conducted to study the influence of ethanol extract from sappan wood on blood glucose...

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Saefudin; Pasaribu, G.; Sofnie; Basri, E.
Publisher
Research, Development and Innovation Agency, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
Indonesian Journal of Forestry Research, 2014, 1, 2, pp 109-115
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Rural and urban communities in Ghana depend on medicinal plant species for their primary health care. The main source of these medicinal plant species are the forests. However, the country's forest cover is declining at fast rate and there is serious competition for space among medicinal plant...

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Apetorgbor, M. M.; Dabo, J.; Apetorgbor, A. K.; Abugre, S.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA), Ladkrabang, Thailand
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2013, 9, 7, pp 1909-1925

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