Wild marjoram / Origanum vulgare

In this study, Origanum vulgare extract was used to evaluate its effects on immune responses and hematological parameters of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Six hundred (600) averages mean weight 13±0.05g rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) were randomly allocated into two groups including placebo-treated group (control), and Origanum vulgare extract-treated group, each of three replicates.

Wormwood / Artemisia absinthium

Effect of water extracts from Artemisia absinthium L. on feeding of selected pests and their response to the odor of this plant The aim of this study was to determine the effect of water extracts from fresh and dry matter of Artemisia absinthium L. on the feeding of selected pests. Moreover their reactions on the […]

Cuachalalate / Amphypterygium adstringens

Protective Effect of Amphipterygium adstringens Extract on Dextran Sulphate Sodium-Induced Ulcerative Colitis in Mice Amphipterygium adstringens is an endemic species in Mexico commonly known as “cuachalalate.” Healers to treat gastritis, gastric ulcers, and gastrointestinal cancer have traditionally used the bark. We investigated the effects of alcoholic extract of A. adstringens (AaEE) in DSS-induced colitis in mice. The protective […]

Hamula / Brickellia cavanillesii

Anxiolytic-like effects and toxicological studies of Brickellia cavanillesii (Cass.) A. Gray in experimental mice models Ethnopharmacological relevance: Brickellia cavanillesii (Asteraceae) (Cass.) A. Gray is one of the popular plants consumed in Central America and Mexico for the treatment of several diseases such as hypertension, diabetes and anxiety, among others. Aim of the study: To determine […]

Burdock / Arctium lappa

Prebiotic effects of inulin extracted from burdock (Arctium lappa) in broilers The aim of this study was to evaluate the prebiotic effect of burdock (Arctium lappa) in commercial poultry. Four experiments were conducted to evaluate the performance parameters and the protection after challenge with Salmonella Enteritidis and Salmonella Kedougou, with and without Bifidobacterium probiotic. In […]

Gumbo limbo / Bursera simaruba

Lianas as Structural Parasites: The Gumbo limbo Bursera Simaruba Example The Fecundity of female Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg. (Burseraceae) trees was found to be negatively correlated with their degree of coverage by lianas in the deciduous forests of Santa Rosa National Park, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica. Experimental reduction of the liana of heavily overgrown trees resulted […]