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Plant Material Or Plant Extract Of Undetermined Constitution As Active Ingredient (e.g., Herbal Remedy, Herbal Extract, Powder, Oil, Etc.)

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Plant Material Or Plant Extract Of Undetermined Constitution As Active Ingredient (e.g., Herbal Remedy, Herbal Extract, Powder, Oil, Etc.)



Pharmaceutical composition for preventing or treating inflammatory diseases or asthma, containing lagerstroemia ovalifolia extract or fraction thereof as active ingredient
12/18/14 - 20140370126 - The present invention relates to a pharmaceutical composition for preventing or treating inflammatory diseases or asthma comprising a Lagerstroemia ovalifolia extract or a fraction thereof as an active ingredient, and a health functional food and a feed additive for preventing or improving inflammatory diseases or asthma comprising the extract or...

Antiviral compositions comprising ethanol extract of tetracera scandens and use thereof
12/18/14 - 20140370127 - A composition for preventing or treating a viral infection, which includes an ethanol extract of Tetracera scandens as an effective component, is provided. The composition exhibits low toxicity and few side effects and effectively inhibits reverse transcriptase activities to suppress synthesis of DNA, and thus can be useful in preventing...

Synergistic formulation of plant extracts for hepatic and adrenal disorders
12/11/14 - 20140363526 - A composition of matter comprising a synergistic formulation of plant extracts for hepatic and adrenal disorders is provided. In an implementation, an example extraction method for concentrating pharmacologically active fractions of plants provides a synergistically active compound containing approximately 5%-25% extract of Andrographis paniculata, approximately 10%-30% extract of Boerhavia diffusa,...

Therapeutic and method of use
11/27/14 - 20140348957 - The present invention is a compound comprising an NSAID portion and at least one of a progestin portion and a progesterone portion. The compound may take for instance the form of a pill or pellet (for oral internal use or for subdermal implantation), an injectable solution, or a suppository. The...

Anticancer active ingredient from guiera senegalensis
11/27/14 - 20140348958 - A compound of formula (I), a positional or structural isomer thereof, or a pharmaceutically acceptable base addition salt or acid addition salt thereof, use thereof as a medicament, in particular an anticancer medicament....

Formulations and methods for treating ear conditions
11/27/14 - 20140348959 - Compositions and methods for treatment of conditions such as ear pain are disclosed....

Tetrahydrocannabivarin (thcv) for use in the protection of pancreatic islet cells
11/13/14 - 20140335208 - The present invention relates to the phytocannabinoid tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) for use in the protection of pancreatic islet cells. Preferably the pancreatic islet cells to be protected are beta cells. More preferably the protection of the pancreatic islet cells maintains insulin production at levels which are able to substantially control or...

Morus extracts rich in n-acids of imino sugars and or pipecolic acids
11/06/14 - 20140328950 - This invention relates to extracts rich in N-acids of imino sugars (as opposed to neutral and basic imino sugars) and/or pipecolic acids obtainable from the plant leaves of mulberry (Morus). The extracts have been shown to have enzymatic activities making extracts rich in these compounds, and the compounds isolated from...

Treatment of withdrawal symptoms to aid in nicotine use cessation with passiflora incarnata
10/30/14 - 20140322363 - The present invention relates to the treatment of withdrawal and craving symptoms as an aid in smoking cessation by administration of one or more dosages of a medication containing Passiflora incarnata....

Body type self-assessment and treatments
10/30/14 - 20140322364 - Methods are provided for the self-assessment and treatment of medical conditions by an untrained layperson. Such methods may comprise determining the layperson's body type by self-assessment, selecting a mixture of herbs based upon the layperson's body type, and ingesting the mixture of herbs....

Jojoba extract useful in improving skin barrier functions
10/16/14 - 20140308372 - The present invention provides compositions comprising extracts of Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) in a polar solvent that are effective in promoting the barrier functions of the skin, useful for improving skin integrity, health and appearance and as anti-aging agent....

Composition comprising chicory extract
10/09/14 - 20140302180 - The present invention relates to a chicory extract for allowing reduction or control of body weight or limitation of body weight gain, reduction or limitation of increase of fat storage, of fatty liver, of liver triglycerides level, of hypertriglyceridemia, of glycemia level, of insulinemia level, of insulin resistance, and/or of...

Anti-tumoural effects of cannabinoid combinations
09/25/14 - 20140287067 - The invention relates to the use of a combination of cannabinoids, particularly tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), in the manufacture of a medicament for use in the treatment of cancer. In particular the cancer to be treated is a brain tumour, more particularly a glioma, more particularly still a glioblastoma...

Breeding, production, processing and use of specialty cannabis
09/25/14 - 20140287068 - The invention provides compositions and methods for the breeding, production, processing and use of specialty cannabis....

Apparatus and method for cellular extract enhancement
09/25/14 - 20140287069 - The invention discloses a method of increasing extracts 100E taken from cellular plant tissue 100 comprises the steps of placing prepared cellular plant tissue 100 in a container 114; introducing a fluid 101 into the container 114 to wet and immerse the prepared cellular plant tissue 100; and emitting acoustic...

Bioactive concentrates and uses thereof
09/18/14 - 20140271940 - The present invention relates to concentrates obtained from extraction from Cannabis, preferably cannabinoid and/or terpene concentrates, and formulation of the concentrates, particularly for use for direct vaporization, infusion into edible matrices, in electronic inhalation devices, and as nutraceuticals....

Method for producing dry extracts
09/18/14 - 20140271941 - The invention relates to a method for producing dry extracts of plants and to pharmaceutical preparations containing the same, more particularly phytopharmaceuticals, which contain at least one ethanolic/aqueous extract of a plant (drug), the plants being selected from the group consisting of: Rumicis herba; Verbena officinalis; Sambucus nigra; Primula veris;...

Topical compositions and methods of treatment of topical disorders
09/11/14 - 20140255521 - A topical composition includes at least one film forming ingredient; at least one surfactant; at least one non-polar volatile siloxane solvent; at least 15% (w/w) water; and a therapeutically effective concentration of at least one pharmaceutical agent, wherein the composition is sufficiently designed to dry within 60 seconds after application...

Topical compositions and methods of treatment of anorectal and genital disorders
09/11/14 - 20140255522 - A topical anorectal or genital composition includes at least one film forming ingredient; at least one surfactant; at least one non-polar volatile siloxane solvent; at least 15% (w/w) water, and a therapeutically effective concentration of at least one pharmaceutical agent, wherein the composition is sufficiently designed to dry within 60...

Use of tiliacora triandra in cosmetics and compositions thereof
09/11/14 - 20140255523 - The present disclosure relates to compositions for treating, preventing and improving the condition and aesthetic appearance of skin, particularly, treating, preventing, ameliorating, reducing and/or eliminating fine lines and/or wrinkles of skin, where the compositions include natural plant constituents which increase expression levels genes, collagen replacement and retention, and cell proliferation...

Process for producing an extract containing tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol from cannabis plant material, and cannabis extracts
09/04/14 - 20140248379 - The invention relates to a method for producing an extract from cannabis plant matter, containing tetrahydrocannabinol, cannabidiol and optionally the carboxylic acids thereof. According to said method, the dried pint matter is ground and subjected to a CO2 extraction and the primary extract obtained is separated. The invention method permits...

Method of treating venomous bites
08/28/14 - 20140242196 - The method of treating venomous bites, such as those from snakes and scorpions, involves treatment by the administration of a therapeutically effective amount of an aqueous extract of the fruit of Juniperus phoenicea, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. In order to treat the bites of venomous snakes, scorpions and the...

Vapor trap
07/31/14 - 20140212517 - A method of capturing a vaporized component or components, and apparatus for same is provided. The method involves vaporization of desired components, and capture of the vaporized components in a material using a vapor trap device. Once captured, the material with the component stored therein may be used for any...

Inhibitors of extracellular proteases
07/24/14 - 20140205686 - Provided is a plant derived extract including inhibitory activity against one or more extracellular proteases which degrade human tissue matrix. Moreover, the amount of inhibitory activity in an extract can be increased by stressing the plant prior to forming an extract. These extracts are each prepared by a process and...

Modulation of thymosin beta-4 in skin
07/10/14 - 20140193529 - Methods for preventing, ameliorating, or reducing dermatological signs of inflammation are provided which employ active agents, other than a retinoid, that stimulate thymosin beta-4 expression in the skin and inhibit production of pro-inflammatory chemokines and/or cytokines. Also provided are methods for screening for substances which stimulate thymosin beta-4 expression levels...

Pharmaceutical composition containing honeysuckle extract and antibiotics, pharmaceutical kit, and use of honeysuckle extract for preparation of drug
07/10/14 - 20140193530 - Provided is a pharmaceutical composition useful for prevention and/or treatment of diseases caused by bacteria, wherein the pharmaceutical composition comprising a honeysuckle extract containing iridoid compounds and an antibiotic. Also provided is a pharmaceutical kit comprising the honeysuckle extract containing the iridoid compounds and the antibiotics which are separately placed....

Combretum laurifolium mart. extract and methods of extracting and using such extract
06/26/14 - 20140178506 - A method of inhibiting COX-2, inhibiting NF-Kappa B activation, treating inflammation, or treating cancer may comprise administering a therapeutically effective amount of an extract of Combretum laurifolium Mart. to a patient. A medicament as described herein may comprise a pharmaceutically acceptable vehicle and a therapeutically effective amount of an extract...

Medemia nobilis extracts and methods of use
06/12/14 - 20140161909 - The present invention describes methods for improving the appearance of skin, particularly, treating, ameliorating, preventing, delaying, and/or improving one or more signs of aging, by topically applying compositions comprising an extract of Medemia nobilis....

Serissa japonica extracts and methods of use
06/12/14 - 20140161910 - Methods of using extracts of Serrisa japonica to impart benefits to skin and/or improve skin conditions resulting from aging or damaged skin....

Hoya carnosa extracts and methods of use
06/12/14 - 20140161911 - Methods of using extracts of Hoya carnosa to impart anti-aging benefits to skin and/or improve skin conditions resulting from aging or damaged skin....

Modulation of thymosin beta-4 in skin
06/05/14 - 20140154343 - Methods for preventing, ameliorating, or reducing dermatological signs of aging are provided which employ active agents, other than a retinoid, that stimulate thymosin beta-4 expression in the skin. Also provided are methods for screening for substances which stimulate thymosin beta-4 expression levels and the methods of using active agents identified...

Gastric health supplement and methods thereof
05/29/14 - 20140147522 - The invention provides novel compositions that can be used as a supplement (e.g. feed supplement) to animals such as, horses. In certain embodiments, the composition comprises an effective amount of a preparation obtained from sea buckthorn and an effective amount of an amino acid. In other embodiments, the composition includes...

Extracts of solanum esuriale and solanum glaucophyllum and methods of treating skin
05/29/14 - 20140147523 - The present invention relates to compositions comprising extracts of Solanum esuriale and/or Solanum glaucophyllum and methods of treating skin, e.g, dry skin, xerotic skin, skin having a compromised barrier, or skin in need of anti-aging treatment using said compositions....

Extracts of cynanchum sp. and active ingredients contained therein in use of arthritis treatment
05/15/14 - 20140134280 - An extract of Cynanchum sp. in use of arthritis treatment is provided. The extract of Cynanchum sp. and an active ingredient contained therein, antofine, are applicable to a method, pharmaceutical composition and dietary supplement for treatment of arthritis. A mass production of antofine from plant extracts is also provided....

Functional formulation
05/15/14 - 20140134281 - Nutraceutical gum or functional food compositions comprise Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) and L-theanine in a sublingual formulation. Methods of making suitable sublingual formulations are described. Also provided is a method for reduction of stress and/or enhancement of energy and mental clarity, comprising administering to an individual in need thereof an effective...

Insecticidal compositions and methods of using the same
05/01/14 - 20140120186 - Insecticidal compositions have at least one active agent and at least one insecticide. The active agent can include perilla oil, a component found in perilla oil, or a perillaldehyde or carvone analog. The insecticide can include a pyrethrum, pyrethrin, pyrethroid, neonicotinoid, chlofenapyr, ethiprole, sulfoxoflor, carbamate, organophosphate, or organochlorine. Methods for...

Essential element management
04/24/14 - 20140113010 - The invention extends the utility of apparatus used to extract medicinal cannabis compounds into an eluate by separating a portion of medicinal cannabis compounds contained within a portion of eluate at a first extraction target level providing enough clean solvent to continue extraction operations. A high efficiency concentrator such as...

Delivery of functional ingredients
04/10/14 - 20140099388 - A primary composition comprising all essential nutrients of a fruit or a plant material, which has an increased stability, bio-availability and miscibility, and a process of forming same are provided. An oral composition containing the primary composition in a foodstuff, food supplement, cosmetic preparation or a pharmaceutical preparation is also...

Composition for preventing or treating dementia comprising extracts of monsonia species
03/27/14 - 20140087008 - The present invention relates to a pharmaceutical composition for preventing and/or treating dementia comprising extracts of Monsonia sp.; a food composition for preventing and/or improving dementia comprising extracts of Monsonia sp.; and a method of preparing an extract of Monsonia sp. with excellent inhibitory effect on the formation of β-amyloid....

Composition of beta-glucan and ashwagandha
03/27/14 - 20140087009 - Compositions including combinations of β-glucan and Withania somnifera for increasing the immune activity of certain target cytokines and phagocytosis, and reducing cortisol or corticosterone. Methods of improving immunity activity under periods of stress including chronic stress with a combination of β-glucan and Withania somnifera are also described. Particular combinations of...

Composition for enhancing memory and mitigating neurodegeneration and method thereof
03/20/14 - 20140079817 - The present invention provides a composition for enhancing memory and mitigating neurodegeneration comprising an effective amount of a Ludwigia octovalvis extract. Also disclosed is a method thereof for enhancing memory and mitigating neurodegeneration comprising administering to a subject in need thereof an effective amount of a Ludwigia octovalvis extract. The...

Boehmeria extract and its use in treating liver diseases
03/20/14 - 20140079818 - A method for treating liver fibrosis. The method includes administering to a subject suffering from liver fibrosis a pharmaceutically active extract obtained from a Boehmeria species. Also disclosed is a method for regenerating liver tissue and a method for improving a liver function....

Dietary supplements containing extracts of nelumbo and methods of using same
03/13/14 - 20140072659 - Materials derived from Nelumbo are administered orally to humans or animals for the purpose of enhancing creatine transport into skeletal tissue and for purposes of enhancing lean body mass. Enhancing creatine transport through improved insulin signaling is a new method of depositing creatine and enhancing lean body mass. Such administration...

Anti-fatigue composition of plant material and preparation method, use and products thereof
02/27/14 - 20140057002 - The present invention provides a composition of a plant material with anti-fatigue activity, its preparation method, usage and related products. The said composition is manufactured from the following plant materials: 20-80% from the genus Rhodiola; 10-60% Gynostemma; 10-60% Lycium. The said composition can be used to manufacture health product, food...

Augmenting cleaning chemicals
02/27/14 - 20140057003 - Device, system and method for electrochemical generation of a liquid soap by electrolyzing a surfactant in an aqueous carrier in a cathode compartment of an electrolytic cell and electrolyzing an antimicrobial agent in an aqueous carrier in an anode compartment of the electrolytic cell with the compartments separated by a...

Herbal polypharmaceutical for preventing and treating atherosclerosis
02/27/14 - 20140057004 - Herbal MDR for the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis which includes a summary of the genus Gentiana and a summary of the genus Hippocratea, in particular, gentiana lutea and hippocratea excelsa. Comes as a solid, preferably capsules. Herbal composition is obtained by selecting Rhizome and root of Gentiana lutea blending...

Development of a pytoestrogen product for the prevention or treatment of osteoporosis using red clover
02/27/14 - 20140057005 - A phytoestrogen blend was developed using a pharmaceutical platform technology to identify the time course of active components and effect time course of these components in the biophase after administration of a red clover extract. This phytoestrogen blend consists of biochanin A, daidzein, equol and genistein. The recommended daily dosage...

Method of obtaining hemp plant juice and use of same for the production of beverages
02/13/14 - 20140044807 - The present invention relates to a method for producing beverages on the basis of juice from the hemp plant. The invention relates to a method for obtaining juice suitable for human consumption from the hemp plant, wherein the complete hemp stem is pressed after harvest without prior drying or retting....

Dietetic or pharmaceutical preparation containing tartary buckwheat
02/13/14 - 20140044808 - The invention relates to a method for preparing a dietetic or pharmaceutical composition, comprising the following steps: a) a preparation containing rutin, in particular ground tatary buckwheat, is mixed with a protein solution in a weight ratio protein solution/buckwheat from 1 to 100 (or vice versa), wherein before the addition...

Method for preventing or treating an allergic disease using extract from illicium verum
02/06/14 - 20140037761 - The present invention provides a method for preventing or treating an allergic disease, comprising administering to a subject a composition comprising an extract from Illicium verum as an active ingredient. The extract from Illicium verum of the present invention reduces the secretion amount of increased histamine by compound 48/80 and...

Adiponectin production promoter, and medicinal composition, food, drink and feed containing adiponectin production promoter
02/06/14 - 20140037762 - Provided is an adiponectin production-promoting agent comprising Botanbouhu as an active component. Such an adiponectin production-promoting agent is able to be used for prevention or treatment of hypoadiponectinemia. Further provided are a pharmaceutical composition, food and drink, and feed comprising such an adiponectin production-promoting agent....

Antiviral compositions comprising ethanol extract of tetracera scandens and use thereof
01/30/14 - 20140030364 - A composition for preventing or treating a viral infection, which includes an ethanol extract of Tetracera scandens as an effective component, is provided. The composition exhibits low toxicity and few side effects and effectively inhibits reverse transcriptase activities to suppress synthesis of DNA, and thus can be useful in preventing...

Composition for treating aids and associated conditions
01/23/14 - 20140023731 - An Aids and associated conditions related to Aids treating compositions is disclosed. The compositions comprise: a medicament selected from an extract of at least one of the following plant families: Apocynaceae (Pleioscarpa Bicarpellata); Annonaceae (Cleistopholis Patens); Dichapetalaceae (Dichapetehan Madagasca Riense); Annoceae (Uvaristrum Pierreanum); Cynocynaceae (Strophantus Gratus); Asclepiadaceae (Gongronema Latifolium); Combretaceae...

Method for manufacturing drugs that enhance brain function
01/16/14 - 20140017343 - A method for manufacturing drugs that enhance brain function, includes the steps of: dip a predetermined amount of Ludwigia octovalvis in an extraction solution to extract a Ludwigia octovalvis extraction solution and a Ludwigia octovalvis residue; separate the Ludwigia octovalvis residue from the first Ludwigia octovalvis extraction solution; and conduct...

Use of a standardised dry extract of leaves of buddleja globosa hope, bg-126, for the treatment and prevention of gastrointestinal disorders caused by treatment with nitrofurantoin and other antimicrobials
01/16/14 - 20140017344 - The invention relates to the use of a composition comprising extract of Buddleja globosa Hope and pharmacologically accepted excipients for the preparation of a phyto-pharmaceutical agent, a drug or a nutraceutical for the prevention of gastrointestinal disorders, particularly those associated with treatment with nitrofurantoin or gastric disorders produced by ulcers,...

Composition comprising the extract of herbal combination for preventing or treating diabetic peripheral neuropathy
01/16/14 - 20140017345 - Disclosed are a pharmaceutical composition and a health functional food for the prevention and treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathy, comprising an herb extract of a mixture of 3.5:1 Dioscorea Rhizoma:Dioscorea nipponica (w/w). Having the ability to synergistically increase in vivo levels of nerve growth factor, compared to the extracts from...

Pharmaceutical composition for preventing or treating inflammatory diseases comprising trachelospermi caulis extract and paeonia suffruticosa andrews extract, and method for preparing the same
01/09/14 - 20140010899 - The present invention relates to a pharmaceutical composition for preventing and treating an inflammatory disease, including a mixture of extracts from Trachelospermi Caulis and Paeonia Suffruticosa Andrews as an active ingredient and method for preparing the same. Also, a quasi-drug composition, a health functional food composition and a cosmetic composition,...

Degradation inhibitor of hyaluronic acid, comprising rosemary extract and retinol acetate
01/02/14 - 20140004210 - The present invention relates to providing a hyaluronidase inhibitor having a good hyaluronidase inhibiting activity. Specifically, the present invention provides with a hyaluronidase inhibitor comprising rosemary extract having a hyaluronidase inhibitory activity, and retinol acetate, which can enhances the hyaluronidase inhibitory activity of rosemary extract....

Rat-eye bean extract improving blood glucose control and bioactivity and method of producing the same
01/02/14 - 20140004211 - Provided are a rat-eye bean extract improving blood glucose control and bioactivity, which is produced from rat-eye beans as health food so as to be able to improving storability, portability and potability, and a method of producing the same. The rat-eye bean extract is produced by putting rat-eye beans, which...

Andrographis paniculata extract
01/02/14 - 20140004212 - An extract of Andrographis paniculata extract containing andrographolide, 14-deoxyandrographolide, 14-deoxy-11,12-dehydroandrographotide, neoandrographolide, polysacchorides, and flavanoids. Also disclosed is a pharmaceutical composition containing such an extract and its use for treating inflammatory bowel disease....

Modulating disease through genetic engineering of plants
12/26/13 - 20130344173 - In certain embodiments transgenic plants (e.g., transgenic tomatoes) are provided that comprise cells that express a peptide one or more domains of which comprise the amino acid sequence of an apolipoprotein or apolipoprotein mimetic peptide where the peptide has biological activity (e.g., lowers SAA, and/or increases paroxonase activity, and/or improves...

Bioactive fractions and compounds from polygonum genus, their use in anti-diarrhea and the method of preparation
12/26/13 - 20130344174 - The present invention discloses the utility of factions and compounds from Polygonum chinense Linn in anti-diarrhea. The invention also includes their preparation and application method for anti-diarrhea treatment....

Preparation used for anti-tachyarrhythmia and its preparation method
12/26/13 - 20130344175 - A kind of Corydalis extract for anti-tachyarrhythmia, the extract prepared by the following method: Corydalis crude powder 100 parts by weight, is extracted by 60-80% ethanol 600-1000 parts by volume in 1-3 times, combined filtrate, concentrated under reduced pressure to a fluidextract of the relative density of 0.2-0.5 g/mL; take...

Methods and compositions for treatment of add/adhd, depression, memory problems and other conditions
12/26/13 - 20130344176 - Disclosed herein are compositions and methods for treating a variety of mood and behavioral disorders, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety, depression, memory loss, as well as other conditions. Also disclosed herein are methods for diagnosing certain conditions, such as ADHD, using these compositions....

Methods and models for assessing anti-aging benefits of agents
12/19/13 - 20130337087 - A screening method for identifying an agent as effective for providing an anti-aging skin benefit is provided. The screening method includes culturing first and second human skin samples from about 3 days to about 19 days, wherein the first and second human skin samples are derived from a human skin...

Methods for treating scars and aging skin
12/19/13 - 20130337088 - Beneficial topical compositions for treating scar or aging skin are provided. In one embodiment, the compositions include Bulbine frutescens, Centella asiatica and a phenol derived from olives, such as oleuropein. The composition may be used in the treatment of scars formed during surgery. The composition may also be used cosmeceutically...

Composition for preventing or treating hearing loss
12/19/13 - 20130337089 - Disclosed is a pharmaceutical composition for preventing or treating hearing loss, comprising Cuscuta japonica Choisy extract, or the extract of Rehmannia glutinosa Libschitz var. purpurea MAKINO and Cuscuta japonica Choisy. In addition, the present invention provides a food composition for preventing or ameliorating hearing loss, comprising Cuscuta japonica Choisy extract,...

Plant retinol formulations and associated method
12/12/13 - 20130330425 - Nutritional formulations and methods to produce safe vitamin A/retinol are described. In particular, methods and formulations containing plant pro-vitamin A carotenoids from momordica cochinchinensis spreng are disclosed. The formulations and associated method are characterized by high concentration of provitaminA carotenoids in a water soluble form with enhanced stability and absorption....

Topical skin care formulations comprising plant extracts
12/12/13 - 20130330426 - Disclosed are compositions that include extracts from a Lonicera maackii and Polygonum hydropiper....

Lip balm
12/12/13 - 20130330427 - A lip balm product having a synthetic ceramide, an anti-irritant compound, sodium hyaluronate, cosmetic wax, boswellic acids and/or esters and/or salts thereof, extract of the Portuluca pilosa plant, matrikin-mimetic peptide, dehydrated microspheres of marine collagen and glycosaminoglycans, and mica along with optional lip balm formulation acceptable carriers and/or solvents. Where...

Method of using rhein for treating fibrotic conditions and tumors
12/05/13 - 20130323329 - The present invention relates to a method of using an anthraquinone derivative namely 9,10-Dihyro-4,5-dihydroxy-9,10-dioxo-2-anthracenecarboxylic acid, or known as Rhein, for treating chronic pancreatitis induced fibrosis of the pancreas. More particularly, the present invention relates to a method of using Rhein, its derivatives and/or chemical variants as an anti-fibrotic agent. The...

Methods for inhibiting prostate cancer by kinases and angiogenesis inhibitory mechanisms of ball moss extract
12/05/13 - 20130323330 - A method of treating prostate cancer by administering a pharmaceutically-acceptable amount of a crude extract of the indigenous Jamaican plant Ball Moss (Tillandsia Recurvata) comprising one or more cycloartane isolates, and the isolates used in the method for eliciting thereby a kinase inhibitory response of prostate cancer cells by selectively...

Pharmaceutical composition for preventing and treating inflamatory disease or asthma containing an extract of decaspermum fruticosum
12/05/13 - 20130323331 - The present invention relates to a pharmaceutical composition for the prevention and treatment of inflammatory disease or asthma comprising the extract of Decaspermum fruticosum as an active ingredient. The extract of Decaspermum fruticosum of the present invention inhibited the increase of eosinophils in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of the ovalbumin-induced asthma...