Experts and Doctors on phytotherapy in Ehime, Japan
Locale: Ehime, Japan
Kimura Y, Taniguchi M, Baba K. Antitumor and antimetastatic activities of 4-hydroxyderricin isolated from Angelica keiskei roots. Planta Med. 2004;70:211-9 pubmed
..These results suggest that the antitumor and antimetastatic activities of 4-hydroxyderricin may be modulated by the immune system and the inhibition of angiogenesis. ..
Yamada N, Araki H, Yoshimura H. Identification of antidepressant-like ingredients in ginseng root (Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer) using a menopausal depressive-like state in female mice: participation of 5-HT2A receptors. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2011;216:589-99 pubmed publisher
Han L, Sumiyoshi M, Zhang J, Liu M, Zhang X, Zheng Y, et al
. Anti-obesity action of Salix matsudana leaves (Part 1). Anti-obesity action by polyphenols of Salix matsudana in high fat-diet treated rodent animals. Phytother Res. 2003;17:1188-94 pubmed
Han L, Sumiyoshi M, Zheng Y, Okuda H, Kimura Y. Anti-obesity action of Salix matsudana leaves (Part 2). Isolation of anti-obesity effectors from polyphenol fractions of Salix matsudana. Phytother Res. 2003;17:1195-8 pubmed
..Furthermore, three flavonoid glucosides enhanced norepinephrine-induced lipolysis in fat cells...
Tsujita T, Takaku T, Suzuki T. Chestnut astringent skin extract, an alpha-amylase inhibitor, retards carbohydrate absorption in rats and humans. J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo). 2008;54:82-8 pubmed
..These results suggest that CAS extract retards absorption of carbohydrate and reduces post-prandial hyperglycemia. ..
Sumiyoshi M, Kimura Y. Effects of a turmeric extract (Curcuma longa) on chronic ultraviolet B irradiation-induced skin damage in melanin-possessing hairless mice. Phytomedicine. 2009;16:1137-43 pubmed publisher
..Prevention of UVB-induced skin aging by turmeric may be due to the inhibition of increases in MMP-2 expression caused by chronic irradiation. ..
Kimura Y, Sumiyoshi M. Anti-tumor and anti-metastatic actions of wogonin isolated from Scutellaria baicalensis roots through anti-lymphangiogenesis. Phytomedicine. 2013;20:328-36 pubmed publisher
Lelono R, Tachibana S. Bioassay-guided isolation and identification of antioxidative compounds from the bark of Eugenia polyantha. Pak J Biol Sci. 2013;16:812-8 pubmed
..Catechin, gallic acid and rutin were isolated from those solubles as active compounds present in the Eugenia polyantha bark. ..