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Title: Studia Universitatis Vasile Goldis, Seria Stiintele Vietii (Life Sciences Series)
Abbreviated title: Studia Univ. VG, SSV
Publisher: "Vasile Goldis" University Press
Owner: Western University "Vasile Goldis" Arad, Romania
ISSN: 1584-2363
e-ISSN: 1842-7863
ISSN-L: 1584-2363

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Plant extracts from meristematic tissues (foliar buds and shoots) Print E-mail
Written by Militaru A.V., Simedrea I., Alexoi I., Peev C., Bernad E., Toma C.C.   
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Article Title: Plant extracts from meristematic tissues (foliar buds and shoots): Antioxidant and therapeutic action
Authors: Andreea Viorica Militaru1, Ioan Simedrea1, Iren Alexoi1, Camelia Peev*2, Elena Bernad1, Claudia-Crina Toma3
Affiliation: 1 „Victor Babeş” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara, Romania, Faculty of Medicine
2 „Victor Babeş” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara, Romania, Faculty of Pharmacy
3 „Vasile Goldiş” Western University of Arad, Romania, Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy and Dental Medicine
Abstract: Foliar buds form a new category of vegetal product, being used in modern phytotherapy, also known as gemmotherapy. Rheumatoid arthritis, often called RA, is a chronic (long-standing) disease that damages and eventually destroys the joints of the body. It has been used three types of bud extracts (Ribes nigrum, Buxus sempervirens, Vitis vinifera) with proved antirheumatic effects, during a period of 3 months. The success of treatment is checked by regular physical examinations and interviews. In all the patients we observed a clinical amelioration, permitting a slight reduction of the dose of the NSAIDs and the DMARDs.
Keywords: foliar buds, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, polyphenols, antioxidant activity
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*Correspondence: Camelia Peev, Faculty of Pharmacy UMF Timisoara „Victor Babeş” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, P-ta Eftimie Murgu nr.2, 300041,Timişoara, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it