Plants so far studied showing insecticidal or repellent effect to sandflies are Ricinus communis (Euphorbiaceae) (41-42), Solanum jasminoides (Solanaceae), Bougainvillea glabra (Nyctaginaceae) (41), Capparis spinosa (Capparidaceae) (41-42), Solanum luteum (Solanaceae), Malva nicaeensis (Malvaceae) (42), Tagetes minuta Linnaeus (Asteraceae), Acalypha fruticosa Forssk (Euphorbiaceae), Tarchonanthus camphoratus L.
Studies conducted on laboratory reared colonies originated with flies from Jordan Valley and Kfar Adumim, a village approximately 15 km east of Jerusalem with branches of Ricinus communis (Euphorbiaceae), Solanum jasminoides (Solanaceae), Bougainvillea glabra (Nyctaginaceae) and Capparis spinosa showed that one night of feeding on branches of Solanum jasminoides, Ricinus communis, or B.
Antihepatotoxic activity of p-methoxy benzoic acid from Capparis spinosa
methoxybenzoic acid, the main constituents of Cichorium intybus and Capparis spinosa
respectively, have been reported in chemically induced hepatotoxicity in experimental animals (McPhail 2003, Mehrotra 1973, Munasinghe 2001).
Capparis spinosa, the caper bush, is a perennial winter-deciduous species that bears rounded fleshy leaves and big white to pinkish-white flowers.
Capparis spinosa is highly variable in nature in its native habitats and is found growing near the closely related species C.
In the present study, the methanol extract of the buds of Capparis spinosa was screened for antioxidant and antibacterial properties using standard methods.
Capparis spinosa buds were collected in May 2008 from Bejaia, Algeria.
A protein exhibiting an N-terminal amino acid sequence with some similarity to imidazoleglycerol phosphate synthase was purified from fresh Capparis spinosa melon seeds.
Capparis spinosa is a plant belonging to Family Capparaceae.
In the present study, the efficacy of herbal medicine Liv-52 (consisting of Mandur basma, Tamarix gallica and herbal extracts of Capparis spinosa
, Cichorium intybus, Solanum nigrum, Terminalia arjuna and Achillea millefolium) on liver cirrhosis outcomes was compared with the placebo for 6 months in 36 cirrhotic patients referred to Tehran Hepatic Center.
Germano MP, Pasquale DER, D'Angelo V, Catania S, Silvaria V, Costa C (2002) Evaluation of extracts and isolated fraction from Capparis spinosa