Identification. Asteriscus graveolens (Forssk.) Less. [family ASTERACEAE ] ( stored under name); Verified by Not on Sheet, Buphthalmum odorum Schousb. Familia: Asteraceae Subfamilia: Asteroideae Tribus: Inuleae Subtribus: Inulinae Genus: Asteriscus Species: Asteriscus graveolens. In the present study the phytochemical composition and biological activities of the aerial part extracts of Asteriscus graveolens against pathogenic bacteria and.

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According to some embodiments, the extract is derived from any of the aerial parts of the Asteriscus graveolens plant. Plus, get free weekly content and more. L-menthyl lactate, L-menthyl alkyl carbonates, menthone ketals, menthanecarboxylic acid amides2,2,2-trialkylacetic acid amides e.

According to certain embodiments, the extracts of the invention comprises less than 0. The present invention is based in part on the unexpected discovery that a polar solvent extract of A. According to certain embodiments, the extract derived from Asteriscus graveolens or a fraction comprises Start Here No thanks. According to these embodiments, the method comprises topically administering the polar solvent extract derived from A.

The filtrate was collected. Something went wrong, please try again. Chronic exposure to ozone asteriacus certain heavy metals reduces lung function, while the later are also responsible for asthma, emphysema, and even lung cancer.

Already have an account? According to some embodiments, the extract, fraction thereof or a composition comprising same is administered for at least a week, for at least two weeks, for at least three week or for at least 4 weeks.

Toxins that have not been physically removed may be metabolized within the epithelium. The wrinkle grey scale WGS was evaluated for the extract light bars and placebo dark bars. Save to Collection Create your free account to use Collections Save and organize all the images you need for your projects with Collections. Non-limiting examples of suitable solvents include water, ethanol, glycerin, propylene glycol, butylene glycol, phosphate buffer, saline and sorbitol.


This species, an endemic herbaceous medicinal aromatic plant, extends from North Africa to the desert regions of Asia. People who smoke on a regular basis are prone to a damage of tissue comprising epithelial cells, particularly of the lung, oral cavity and skin. According to certain embodiments, the extract or the fraction thereof is essentially devoid of oils.

According to some embodiments, the smoke is tobacco smoke. The term does not encompass food products dedicated for nutrition. Fertile, 10 day old, white Leghorn eggs are used in the HET-CAM as an alternative to the Draize Rabbit Eye Test and are configured to accommodate 6 test groups—3 test article concentrations, 2 positive controls and 1 vehicle control group.

According to further embodiments, the extract or the fraction thereof is devoid of essential oils.

West African Plants – A Photo Guide – Asteriscus graveolens (Forssk.) Less.

According to certain embodiments, the pollutant is present in a medium selected from the group consisting of ambient air, water and soil. The method of claim 1 wherein the test, to determine whether the composition results in protecting the tissue from the at least one pollutant, is the following: The results of the MTT test asteriscjs used to set the concentration s of the various plant extracts suitable to be used in the screening assay for extracts capable of protecting epithelial cells from smoke cytotoxicity.

According to other embodiments, the inhalation composition is asterixcus through an air filtration system. Traditional Chinese medicine preparations comprising a mixture of dried plant material including plants of the Asteraceae family, particularly of A.

According to some embodiments, the composition further comprises an additional active agent selected from the group consisting of an anti-oxidant, a chelator, a cleansing agent, a skin protectant, a sunscreen, a skin lightening agent, an anti-wrinkling agent, an anti-inflammatory graveklens, anti-aging agent, and any combination thereof.

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The present invention provides extracts of Asteriscus graveolens plant and compositions comprising same useful in protecting mammalian tissues from pollution. The inhalation composition of the invention in solution form may be delivered to the respiratory tract using suitable inhalation devices, such as metered-dose inhalers MDIsdry powder inhalers, aerosols, syringe, pipette, eyedropper, nebulizers, or any suitable astdriscus delivery apparatus.


Symptoms such as nose and throat irritation, followed by bronchoconstriction and dyspnoea, especially in asthmatic individuals, are usually experienced after exposure to increased levels of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, and certain heavy metals such as arsenic, nickel or vanadium.

The composition asterisxus be used as a mouth wash, toothpaste, breath freshener etc.


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According to some embodiments, the pollutant comes in contact with the tissue comprising epithelial cells in its isolated form. The percentage of change was measured after 14 and 28 days as indicated.

Each possibility represents a separate embodiment of the present invention. Without wishing to be bound by any specific theory or mechanism of action, this effect may be due to a detoxification mechanism: Another embodiment of the present invention refers to an oral composition comprising the extract of the invention or a fraction thereof.

The method of claim 1, wherein the polar solvent is water. The extract fraction thereby improved the skin appearance and vitality and reduced premature skin aging. Any composition known in the art to be suitable for applying an active ingredient to skin, trachea, lung, oral cavity, pharynx and larynx can be used according to the teachings of the invention, as long as the protecting activity of the extract of the invention against deleterious effect of pollution is kept.