The essential oil from the leaves of Ocimum kilimandscharicum (EOOK), collected in Dourados-MS, was investigated for anticancer, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity and chemical composition.
The essential oil was extracted by hydrodistillation, and the chemical composition
The genus Ocimum (family Lamiaceae) has been revered for its diverse biological activities. Various species have been used traditionally to treat CNS disorders and are proven to have neuroprotective effect that is often attributed to their significant antioxidant activity. Ocimum kilimandscharicum
Various Ocimum species (Labiateae) are commonly used for the treatment of inflammation, stress, diarrhea, and as an antioxidant drug in the Indian ethnic system of medicine.
The present study was carried out to investigate the antimelanoma and radioprotective activity of
Betulinic acid (BA), a pentacyclic triterpenoid, is gaining unmatched attention owing to its unique anti-cancer activity with selective melanoma growth inhibition without damaging normal cells. It is also well-known for its multifaceted pharmacokinetics, entailing antibacterial, antimalarial,