Antimicrobial, Antihypertensive and Anticancer Activities of Medicinal Herbs

생약재의 항균, 항고혈압 및 항암 활성

  • Published : 2005.04.30


Antibacterial, antifungal, anticancer and angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitory activities of water and 70% ethanol extracts of 32 medicinal herbs species were investigated. Terminalia chebula extracts showed strong antibacterial activities. Ethanol extract of Cinnamomum cassia showed good antifungal activity. ACE inhibitory activities or P. corylifolia water extract and Fraction I of P. corylifolia water extract were 65.2 and 81.8%, respectively. Cytotoxicity of ethanol precipitate fraction obtained from water extract of Eugenia caryophyllata was highest.


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