Summary: A plant genus of the family LAMIACEAE. The common names of beebalm or lemonbalm are also used for MONARDA.
Publications154 found, 100 shown here
- Melissa officinalis extract in the treatment of patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease: a double blind, randomised, placebo controlled trialS Akhondzadeh
Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:863-6. 2003To assess the efficacy and safety of Melissa officinalis extract using a fixed dose (60 drops/day) in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.
- Variability in the content and composition of essential oil from lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.) cultivated in PolandJolanta Patora
Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
Acta Pol Pharm 60:395-400. 2003..Effect of the harvest time, drying and storage on the composition of lemon balm oil has also been studied...
- A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of a standardized extract of Matricariae recutita, Foeniculum vulgare and Melissa officinalis (ColiMil) in the treatment of breastfed colicky infantsFrancesco Savino
Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche e dell Adolescenza Università di Torino, Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita, Azienda Ospedaliera OIRM S Anna, Piazza Polonia, 94, 10126 Torino, Italy
Phytother Res 19:335-40. 2005..double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was to investigate the effectiveness and side effects of a phytotherapeutic agent with Matricariae recutita, Foeniculum vulgare and Melissa officinalis in the treatment of infantile colic.
- Attenuation of laboratory-induced stress in humans after acute administration of Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm)David O Kennedy
Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
Psychosom Med 66:607-13. 2004b>Melissa officinalis (lemon balm) is contemporaneously used as a mild sedative and/or calming agent...
- Anxiolytic effects of a combination of Melissa officinalis and Valeriana officinalis during laboratory induced stressDavid O Kennedy
Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
Phytother Res 20:96-102. 2006b>Melissa officinalis (lemon balm) and Valeriana officinalis (valerian) have been used both traditionally and contemporaneously as mild sedatives, anxiolytics and hypnotics...
- Triterpene, antioxidant, and antimicrobial compounds from Melissa officinalisTeresa Mencherini
Dipartimento di Scienze Farmaceutiche, University of Salerno, Via Ponte Don Melillo, 84084, Fisciano, Salerno, Italy
J Nat Prod 70:1889-94. 2007Six new triterpenes (1- 6) and four known compounds have been isolated from dried stems and leaves of Melissa officinalis. The known compounds were identified as quadranoside III, salvianic acid A, rosmarinic acid, and luteolin...
- Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Melissa officinalis L. (Lamiaceae) essential oilNeda Mimica-Dukic
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Trg D Obradovica 3, University of Novi Sad, 21000 Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro
J Agric Food Chem 52:2485-9. 2004..antimicrobial and free radical scavenging capacity (RSC) together with the effects on lipid peroxidation (LP) of Melissa officinalis essential oil...
- Effects of Melissa officinalis L. on oxidative status and DNA damage in subjects exposed to long-term low-dose ionizing radiationAkbar Zeraatpishe
Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
Toxicol Ind Health 27:205-12. 2011The aim of this study was to determine the capability of Melissa officinalis L. (Lemon balm) infusion on improvement of oxidative stress status in radiology staff that were exposed to persistent low-dose radiation during work...
- Protective role of Melissa officinalis L. extract on liver of hyperlipidemic rats: a morphological and biochemical studyS Bolkent
Istanbul University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology, 34459 Vezneciler, Istanbul, Turkey
J Ethnopharmacol 99:391-8. 2005In this study, the effects of Melissa officinalis L. extract on hyperlipidemic rats were investigated, morphologically and biochemically. The animals were fed a lipogenic diet consisting of 2% cholesterol, 20% sunflower oil and 0...
- Antioxidant activity of supercritical extract of Melissa officinalis subsp. officinalis and Melissa officinalis subsp. inodoraBruno Marongiu
Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, Universita di Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria di Monserrato, 09042 Cagliari, Italy
Phytother Res 18:789-92. 2004The antioxidant activity of Melissa officinalis subsp. officinalis and of Melissa officinalis subsp. inodora extracts, obtained by using carbon dioxide under supercritical conditions was investigated...
- Modulation of mood and cognitive performance following acute administration of single doses of Melissa officinalis (Lemon balm) with human CNS nicotinic and muscarinic receptor-binding propertiesD O Kennedy
Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Neuropsychopharmacology 28:1871-81. 2003b>Melissa officinalis (Lemon balm) is a herbal medicine that has traditionally been attributed with memory-enhancing properties, but which is currently more widely used as a mild sedative and sleep aid...
- Effects of chronic administration of Melissa officinalis L. extract on anxiety-like reactivity and on circadian and exploratory activities in miceAlvin Ibarra
Naturex Inc, 375 Huyler St, South Hackensack, NJ 07606, USA
Phytomedicine 17:397-403. 2010This study aimed to determine the effects of chronic (15 consecutive days of treatment) per os administration of Melissa officinalis L. extract (Cyracos, Naturex) on anxiety-like reactivity in mice...
- Enzymes of phenylpropanoid metabolism in the important medicinal plant Melissa officinalis LCorinna Weitzel
Institut fur Pharmazeutische Biologie und Biotechnologie, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Deutschhausstr 17A, 35037 Marburg, Germany
Planta 232:731-42. 2010Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis, Lamiaceae) is a well-known medicinal plant. Amongst the biologically active ingredients are a number of phenolic compounds, the most prominent of which is rosmarinic acid...
- Anti-diabetic effects of lemon balm ( Melissa officinalis) essential oil on glucose- and lipid-regulating enzymes in type 2 diabetic miceMi Ja Chung
Division of Food Bioscience and Technology, College of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Korea University, Seoul 136 713, Korea
Br J Nutr 104:180-8. 2010The antioxidant activity of lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) essential oil (LBEO) on 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) radicals and its hypoglycaemic effect in db/db mice were investigated...
- Endothelium-dependent induction of vasorelaxation by Melissa officinalis L. ssp. officinalis in rat isolated thoracic aortaS Ersoy
Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Gazi University, 06330 Ankara, Turkey
Phytomedicine 15:1087-92. 2008In the current study, vasorelaxant effect produced by the aqueous extract of Melissa officinalis L. ssp. officinalis (MOO) (Lamiaceae) and its possible mechanism in isolated rat aortic rings precontracted with phenylephrine were examined...
- Effects of Melissa officinalis L. (lemon balm) extract on neurogenesis associated with serum corticosterone and GABA in the mouse dentate gyrusDae Young Yoo
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
Neurochem Res 36:250-7. 2011Lemon balm, leaves of Melissa officinalis L., has been used for anti-anxiety and spasmolytics. We observed the extract of Melissa officinalis L...
- A double-blind placebo-controlled randomized trial of Melissa officinalis oil and donepezil for the treatment of agitation in Alzheimer's diseaseAlistair Burns
Mental Health and Neurodegeneration, Age Psychiatry, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 31:158-64. 2011..Based upon preliminary evidence from clinical trials, aromatherapy with melissa oil may be such an alternative, but initial studies have been modest in size, and adequate blinding has been ..
- The effect of the Melissa officinalis extract on immune response in miceJanina Drozd
Department of Biochemistry and Biopharmaceuticals, National Institute of Public Health, 30 34 Chełmska Str, 00 725 Warszawa
Acta Pol Pharm 60:467-70. 2003The effect of an extract from Melissa officinalis on immune response in mice was analysed using the cytotoxicity test in three dilutions (undiluted extract and extract diluted 10 and 100 times) and hemagglutination and rosette tests with ..
- Relaxant effect of essential oil of Melissa officinalis and citral on rat ileum contractionsH Sadraei
Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
Fitoterapia 74:445-52. 2003The relaxant effect of the essential oil of Melissa officinalis and its main component, citral, on rat isolated ileum contractions was evaluated. M...
- Antioxidant effects of different extracts from Melissa officinalis, Matricaria recutita and Cymbopogon citratusRomaiana Picada Pereira
Departamento de Quimica, Programa de Pos Graduacao em Bioquimica Toxicologica, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil
Neurochem Res 34:973-83. 2009..study was to investigate the antioxidant capacity of three plants used in Brazil to treat neurological disorders: Melissa officinalis, Matricaria recutita and Cymbopogon citratus...
- Melissa officinalis L. essential oil: antitumoral and antioxidant activitiesAllyne Carvalho de Sousa
Instituto de Biofisica Carlos Chagas Filho, Centro de Ciencias da Saude, Bloco C, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro 21941 900, Rio de Janeiro, R J, Brazil
J Pharm Pharmacol 56:677-81. 2004b>Melissa officinalis L (lemon balm) is a traditional herbal medicine used widely as a mild sedative, spasmolytic and antibacterial agent. This paper focuses on the analysis of the chemical composition and the biological activities of M...
- Radical scavenging, antibacterial, and antiproliferative activities of Melissa officinalis L. extractsJasna Canadanović-Brunet
Facultie of Technology, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia
J Med Food 11:133-43. 2008The aromatic herb Melissa officinalis L. can be used as an easily accessible source of natural antioxidants and as a possible food supplement and as a phytochemical...
- Chemical composition and larvicidal evaluation of Mentha, Salvia, and Melissa essential oils against the West Nile virus mosquito Culex pipiensGeorge Koliopoulos
Laboratory of Insecticides of Public Health Importance, Benaki Phytopathological Institute, 8 S Delta Str 14561 Kifissia, Athens, Greece
Parasitol Res 107:327-35. 2010The volatile metabolites of wild-growing Mentha spicata, M. longifolia, M. suaveolens, Melissa officinalis, Salvia fruticosa, S. pomifera subsp. calycina, and S. pomifera subsp...
- Lippia alba, Melissa officinalis and Cymbopogon citratus: effects of the aqueous extracts on the isolated hearts of ratsRuth Gazola
Escola de Farmacia e Odontologia de Alfenas, Centro Universitário Federal Rua Gabriel Monteiro da Silva, 714, Centro, CEP 37130000 Alfenas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Pharmacol Res 50:477-80. 20041. This research was developed to evaluate the actions of the aqueous extracts of leaves of Lippia alba, Melissa officinalis and Cymbopogon citratus upon contractile force (CF) and cardiac rate (CR). 2...
- Neuroprotective and neurological properties of Melissa officinalisVictor Lopez
Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
Neurochem Res 34:1955-61. 2009b>Melissa officinalis has traditionally been used due to its effects on nervous system...
- Regulation of obesity and lipid disorders by herbal extracts from Morus alba, Melissa officinalis, and Artemisia capillaris in high-fat diet-induced obese miceJinmi Lee
Department of Life Sciences, Mokwon University, Daejon 302 729, Republic of Korea
J Ethnopharmacol 115:263-70. 2008b>Melissa officinalis L. (Labiatae), Morus alba L. (Moraceae), and Artemisia capillaris Thunb. (Compositae) are suggested to be involved in the regulation of hyperlipidemia...
- Modulation of mood and cognitive performance following acute administration of Melissa officinalis (lemon balm)D O Kennedy
Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Pharmacol Biochem Behav 72:953-64. 2002b>Melissa officinalis (lemon balm) is a traditional herbal medicine, which enjoys contemporary usage as a mild sedative, spasmolytic and antibacterial agent...
- Determination of water-soluble polyphenolic compounds in commercial herbal teas from Lamiaceae: peppermint, melissa, and sageIzabela Fecka
Department of Pharmacognosy, Wrocław Medical University, Poland
J Agric Food Chem 55:10908-17. 2007..known compounds in commercial herbal teas from the Lamiaceae family: peppermint leaf (Menthae piperitae folium), melissa leaf (Melissae folium), and sage leaf (Salviae officinalis folium)...
- Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.): an evidence-based systematic review by the Natural Standard Research CollaborationCatherine Ulbricht
PlantaPhile, Berlin, Germany
J Herb Pharmacother 5:71-114. 2005....
- Mechanisms involved in the antinociception caused by ethanolic extract obtained from the leaves of Melissa officinalis (lemon balm) in miceGiselle Guginski
Departamento de Farmacologia, Centro de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Campus Universitario, Trindade, Florianopolis, 88049 000, SC, Brazil
Pharmacol Biochem Behav 93:10-6. 2009The present study examined the antinociceptive effect of the ethanolic extract from Melissa officinalis L...
- Acetylcholinesterase inhibitory guided fractionation of Melissa officinalis LKeyvan Dastmalchi
Division of Pharmaceutical Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, PO Box 56 Viikinkaari 5E, Helsinki FIN 00014, Finland
Bioorg Med Chem 17:867-71. 2009The plant Melissa officinalis L. has been used traditionally in the treatment of cognitive dysfunction. Based on its traditional medicinal use, it was assessed for its clinical efficacy in mild to moderate Alzheimer's patients...
- Antiviral activity of the volatile oils of Melissa officinalis L. against Herpes simplex virus type-2A Allahverdiyev
Tropical Diseases Center, Faculty of Medicine, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey
Phytomedicine 11:657-61. 2004b>Melissa officinalis L. (Lamiaceae) has been used in a variety of practical applications in medical science. Our objective in the current study was to determine the effects of the volatile oil components of M...
- Melissa officinalis oil affects infectivity of enveloped herpesvirusesP Schnitzler
Department of Virology, Hygiene Institute, University of Heidelberg, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Phytomedicine 15:734-40. 2008..b>Melissa officinalis essential oil was phytochemically examined by GC-MS analysis, its main constituents were identified ..
- Bioassay-guided fractionation of lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.) using an in vitro measure of GABA transaminase activityRosalie Awad
Centre for Advanced Research in Environmental Genomics CAREG, Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Phytother Res 23:1075-81. 2009A novel pharmacological mechanism of action for the anxiolytic botanical Melissa officinalis L. (lemon balm) is reported...
- Determination of selected antioxidants in Melissae herba by isotachophoresis and capillary zone electrophoresis in the column-coupling configurationJirí Safra
Department of Analytical Chemistry, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Pharmacy, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
J Chromatogr A 1171:124-32. 2007..The proposed method has been validated with correlation coefficients from 0.9842 to 0.9988, RSD values between 0.39% and 0.83% for migration times and between 0.40% and 2.05% for peak areas...
- A combination of valerian and lemon balm is effective in the treatment of restlessness and dyssomnia in childrenS F Müller
Dr Willmar Schwabe Pharmaceuticals, Karlsruhe, Germany
Phytomedicine 13:383-7. 2006..No study medication-related adverse events occurred. In conclusion, Euvegal forte was effective in the treatment of younger children with restlessness and dyssomnia and it was very well tolerated...
- Selective extraction of derivates of p-hydroxy-benzoic acid from plant material by using a molecularly imprinted polymerGabriela Karasová
Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
J Sep Sci 28:2468-76. 2005Selective SPE of derivates of p-hydroxybenzoic acid (pHBA) from plant extract of Melissa officinalis is presented using a molecularly imprinted polymer (MIP) made with protocatechuic acid (PA) as template molecule...
- Herbal medicine in the treatment of Alzheimer's diseaseShahin Akhondzadeh
Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 21:113-8. 2006..This paper reviews the clinical effects of a number of commonly used types of herbal medicines for the treatment of AD...
- Pharmacological profile of an essential oil derived from Melissa officinalis with anti-agitation properties: focus on ligand-gated channelsSawsan Abuhamdah
Centre for Integrative Neuroscience, School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Science Park, South Road, Durham University, Durham, UK
J Pharm Pharmacol 60:377-84. 2008..on a range of ligand-gated ion channels, was performed with a chemically-validated essential oil derived from Melissa officinalis (MO), which has shown clinical benefit in treating agitation...
- Comparison of rosmarinic acid content in commercial tinctures produced from fresh and dried lemon balm (Melissa officinalis)Alberto Sanchez-Medina
The Medicines Research Group, School of Health and Bioscience, University of East London, Romford Road, Stratford, London
J Pharm Pharm Sci 10:455-63. 2007To measure the rosmarinic acid content of eight commercial tinctures derived from fresh (n= 5) and dried (n=3) Melissa officinalis herb.
- Flavonoids and phenolic acids of Nepeta cataria L. var. citriodora (Becker) Balb. (Lamiaceae)Daniel Modnicki
Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Lodz
Acta Pol Pharm 64:247-52. 2007..the composition of flavonoid compounds and phenolic acids in lemon catnip are similar to those in lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.)...
- Application of poly(dimethylsiloxane) fiber sol-gel coated onto NiTi alloy electrodeposited with zirconium oxide for the determination of organochlorine pesticides in herbal infusionsDilma Budziak
Departamento de Quimica, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil
J Sep Sci 31:2875-81. 2008..lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus Stapf), chamomile (Matricaria recutita L.), lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.), and anise seeds (Pimpinella anisum L.)...
- [Botanical sedatives]Matthias Unger
Institut für Pharmazie und LMC, Universitat Wurzburg
Pharm Unserer Zeit 36:206-12. 2007
- Citral is a new inducer of caspase-3 in tumor cell linesNativ Dudai
Hazeva Research and Development Center, Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Planta Med 71:484-8. 2005..the lemon-scented essential oils extracted from several herbal plants such as lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus), melissa (Melissa officinalis), verbena (Verbena officinalis) is used as a food additive and as a fragrance in cosmetics...
- Inhibitory effects of rosmarinic acid extracts on porcine pancreatic amylase in vitroPatrick P McCue
Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 13:101-6. 2004..The significance of food-grade, plant-based amylase inhibitors for modulation of diabetes mellitus and other oxidation-linked diseases is hypothesized and discussed...
- Antibacterial activity of medicinal plant extracts against periodontopathic bacteriaL Iauk
Department of Microbiological Sciences, University of Catania, Via Androne 81, 95124 Catania, Italy
Phytother Res 17:599-604. 2003..flowers, Calendula officinalis L. flowers, Hamamelis virginiana L. leaves, Illicium verum Hook. fruits and Melissa officinalis L...
- Herbal medicines to treat Alzheimer's diseaseAngelo A Izzo
Trends Pharmacol Sci 28:47-8. 2007
- In vitro assay of thyroid disruptors affecting TSH-stimulated adenylate cyclase activityF Santini
Department of Endocrinology, Centro di Eccellenza AmbiSEN, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
J Endocrinol Invest 26:950-5. 2003..adenylate cyclase activity was produced by 1,1-bis-(4-chlorphenyl)-2,2,2-trichloroethan (DDT), Aroclor 1254 and Melissa Officinalis. All three substances also inhibited the cAMP production stimulated by TSH receptor antibody...
- Ethnoveterinary medicines used for ruminants in British Columbia, CanadaCheryl Lans
School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 3P5, Canada
J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 3:11. 2007..The use of medicinal plants is an option for livestock farmers who are not allowed to use allopathic drugs under certified organic programs or cannot afford to use allopathic drugs for minor health problems of livestock...
- Ethnoveterinary medicines used to treat endoparasites and stomach problems in pigs and pets in British Columbia, CanadaCheryl Lans
BCICS, University of Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2Y2, Canada
Vet Parasitol 148:325-40. 2007..Desv. ex Nevski (Poaceae), Frangula purshiana (DC.) Cooper (Rhamnaceae), Juniperus communis L. (Cupressaceae), Melissa officinalis L. and M. piperita L. (Lamiaceae), Petroselinum crispum L. (Apiaceae), Plantago major L...
- Medicinal plant treatments for fleas and ear problems of cats and dogs in British Columbia, CanadaCheryl Lans
DVM, P O Box 72045, Sasamat, Vancouver, BC V6R4P2, Canada
Parasitol Res 103:889-98. 2008..Juniperus communis L. var. depressa Pursh. (Cupressaceae), Lavandula officinalis L. (Labiatae), Melissa officinalis L. (Lamiaceae), and Thuja plicata Donn ex D. Don (Cupressaceae)...
- Phytotoxic activities of Mediterranean essential oilsLuiz Fernando Rolim de Almeida
Departamento de Botanica, Instituto de Biociencias de Botucatu, UNESP Campu de Botucatu Distrito de Rubião Júnior, S N, 18 618 000, Botucatu SP, Brazil
Molecules 15:4309-23. 2010..The essential oils were obtained from Hyssopus officinalis, Lavandula angustifolia, Majorana hortensis, Melissa officinalis, Ocimum basilicum, Origanum vulgare, Salvia officinalis and Thymus vulgaris (Lamiaceae), Verbena ..
- Anthelmintic effects of phytogenic feed additives in Ascaris suum inoculated pigsM M van Krimpen
Animal Sciences Group of Wageningen UR, Animal Production, Lelystad, Netherlands
Vet Parasitol 168:269-77. 2010..available organic starter diet was supplemented with 3% of a herb mixture, adding 1% Thymus vulgaris, 1% Melissa officinalis and 1% Echinacea purpurea to the diet, or with 4% of a herb mixture, thereby adding the mentioned ..
- Phytochemistry and nematicidal activity of the essential oils from 8 Greek Lamiaceae aromatic plants and 13 terpene componentsNikoletta G Ntalli
Pesticide Science Laboratory, Faculty of Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
J Agric Food Chem 58:7856-63. 2010..The EOs were isolated from eight Greek Lamiaceae species: Melissa officinalis , Sideritis clandestina , Origanum dictamnus , Ocimum basilicum , Mentha pulegium , Origanum vulgare ,..
- Medicinal plants and Alzheimer's disease: from ethnobotany to phytotherapyE K Perry
Medical Research Council, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne
J Pharm Pharmacol 51:527-34. 1999..books, such as those on medicinal herbs, document a variety of other plants such as Salvia officinalis (sage) and Melissa officinalis (balm) with memory-improving properties, and cholinergic activities have recently been identified in ..
- Formulations of dietary supplements and herbal extracts for relaxation and anxiolytic action: RelarianBenjamin S Weeks
Department of Biology, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY 11530, USA
Med Sci Monit 15:RA256-62. 2009..Skullcap (genus Scutellaria), hops (Humulus lupulus), lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) and Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) root are all herbs reported as anaxiolytic calming agents...
- Polyphenols and antioxidant capacity of Bulgarian medicinal plantsD Ivanova
Department of Pharmacology and Biochemistry, University of Medicine Varna, 55 Marin Drinov Street, 9002 Varna, Bulgaria
J Ethnopharmacol 96:145-50. 2005..5mM/QE 702.29+/-6.82 microM), Origanum vulgare L. (Lamiaceae) (TEAC 5.87+/-0.2mM/QE 1653.61+/-11.52 microM), Melissa officinalis L. (Lamiaceae) (TEAC 4.06+/-0.31 mM/QE 1370.09+/-41.38 microM), Rubus sp. diversa (Rosaceae) (TEAC 4...
- Chemical compositions and antioxidant properties of essential oils from nine species of Turkish plants obtained by supercritical carbon dioxide extraction and steam distillationUmmihan Topal
Department of Applied Chemistry and Biochemistry, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
Int J Food Sci Nutr 59:619-34. 2008..compositions and antioxidant activities of essential oils from nine different species of Turkish plants, namely Melissa officinalis L., Rosmarinus officinalis L., Cuminum cyminum L., Piper nigrum L., Lavandula stoechas spp...
- Insecticidal activity of some essential oils against larvae of Spodoptera littoralisRoman Pavela
Research Institute of Crop Production, Drnovska 507, Praha 6 Ruzyne, 161 06, Czech Republic
Fitoterapia 76:691-6. 2005..Eight essential oils Mentha citrata, N. cataria, S. sclarea, O. vulgare, O. compactum, Melissa officinalis, T. mastichina, and Lavandula angustifolia were highly toxic with LD50 < or =0.05 microl/larvae.
- Bacterial colonization of the phyllosphere of mediterranean perennial species as influenced by leaf structural and chemical featuresR K P Yadav
Department of Ecology, School of Biology, Aristotle University, GR 541 24, Thessaloniki, Greece
Microb Ecol 50:185-96. 2005..species), Lavandula stoechas and Cistus incanus (drought semi-deciduous species), and Calamintha nepeta and Melissa officinalis (non-woody perennial species). M. communis, L. stoechas, C. nepeta, and M...
- [The content of Ca, Mg, Fe and Cu in selected species of herbs and herb infusions]Jolanta Raczuk
Katedra Ekologii i Ochrony Srodowiska, Wydział Rolniczy Instytut Biologii, Akademia Podlaska, 08 110 Siedlce, ul B Prusa
Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig 59:33-40. 2008..of calcium, magnesium, iron and copper in 6 herb species (matricaria chamomila, tilia cordata, equisetum arvense, melissa officinalis, mentha piperita, hypericum perforatum) and in the herb infusions...
- Toxicogenomic response of Rhodospirillum rubrum S1H to the micropollutant triclosanBenny F G Pycke
Laboratory for Microbial Ecology and Technology LabMET, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, Ghent, Belgium
Appl Environ Microbiol 76:3503-13. 2010In the framework of the Micro-Ecological Life Support System Alternative (MELiSSA) project, a pilot study was performed to identify the effects of triclosan on the MELiSSA carbon-mineralizing microorganism Rhodospirillum rubrum S1H...
- Aqueous extracts from peppermint, sage and lemon balm leaves display potent anti-HIV-1 activity by increasing the virion densitySilvia Geuenich
Department of Virology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Retrovirology 5:27. 2008..Aqueous extracts from leaves of well known species of the Lamiaceae family were examined for their potency to inhibit infection by human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1)...
- Attitudes and knowledge toward natural products safety in the pharmacy setting: an Italian studyLaura Cuzzolin
Department of Medicine and Public Health Section of Pharmacology, University of Verona, Italy
Phytother Res 23:1018-23. 2009..and thyme; anxiety after hypericum; hypotension and tachycardia after a mix containing chamomile, valerian and melissa; pyrosis and stomach-ache after laxative-depurative herbs...
- Rosmarinic acid: a new inhibitor of complement C3-convertase with anti-inflammatory activityW Englberger
Nattermann Research Laboratories, Cologne, F R G
Int J Immunopharmacol 10:729-37. 1988Rosmarinic acid (RA) is a naturally occurring compound, isolated from Rosmarinus officinalis or Melissa officinalis which inhibits the in vitro immunohaemolysis of antibody-coated sheep erythrocytes by guinea pig serum...
- Larvicidal activity of some Labiatae (Lamiaceae) plant extracts from TurkeyHuseyin Cetin
Akdeniz University, Faculty of Arts and Science, Biology Department, 07058 Antalya, Turkey
Phytother Res 20:1088-90. 2006..Teucrium divaricatum Sieber was the most toxic, followed by Mentha longifolia (L.) Huds., Melissa officinalis L., Salvia sclarea L. and Mentha pulegium L. with LC(50) values of 18.6, 26.8, 39.1, 62.7 and 81...
- In vitro antioxidant and anti-rhizopus activities of Lamiaceae herbal extractsVictor Lopez
Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology, School of Pharmacy, University of Navarra, C Irunlarrea s n, 31080, Pamplona, Spain
Plant Foods Hum Nutr 62:151-5. 2007..The most interesting antioxidant activity was observed in polar extracts obtained from Lycopus europaeus, Melissa officinalis, Origanum vulgare subsp. virens and Lavandula latifolia...
- Drought-induced changes in the redox state of alpha-tocopherol, ascorbate, and the diterpene carnosic acid in chloroplasts of Labiatae species differing in carnosic acid contentsSergi Munne-Bosch
Departament de Biologia Vegetal, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Avinguda Diagonal 645, Spain
Plant Physiol 131:1816-25. 2003..species (rosemary [Rosmarinus officinalis]) and sage [Salvia officinalis]) nor in CA-free species (lemon balm [Melissa officinalis]) at relative leaf water contents between 86% and 58%, as indicated by constant maximum efficiency of ..
- Effect of lyophilized water extracts of Melissa officinalis on the stability of algae and linseed oil-in-water emulsion to be used as a functional ingredient in meat productsMikel García Iñiguez de Ciriano
Department of Nutrition, Food Science, Physiology and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Navarra, Irunlarrea s n, 31008 Pamplona, Spain
Meat Sci 85:373-7. 2010..as functional ingredient were stabilized with BHA (butylhydroxyanisol) or with a lyophilized water extract of Melissa officinalis L. (Lemon balm). The lipid profile of the oil mixture showed a high amount of DHA (31.7%), oleic (25...
- Staminal evolution in the genus Salvia (Lamiaceae): molecular phylogenetic evidence for multiple origins of the staminal leverJay B Walker
Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 132 Birge Hall, 430 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Ann Bot 100:375-91. 2007..In the context of a molecular phylogeny, the staminal morphology of the various lineages of Salvia and related genera is characterized and an evolutionary interpretation of staminal variation within the tribe Mentheae is presented...
- Authenticity control of essential oils containing citronellal and citral by chiral and stable-isotope gas-chromatographic analysisTran Thi Nhu-Trang
Service Central d Analyse, CNRS USR 059, Echangeur de Solaize, BP 22, 69390 Vernaison, France
Anal Bioanal Chem 386:2141-52. 2006..myrtle (Backhousia citriodora), lemon gum (Eucalyptus citriodora), and, especially, precious lemon balm oil (Melissa officinalis L.)...
- Effectiveness of a "cold dessert", with or without the addition of a mixture of digestive herbs, in subjects with "functional dyspepsia"G Gasbarrini
Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 24:93-8. 2010..It has already been shown that some herbs (Melissa Officinalis, Cynara scolymus) can have favorable effects on digestion...
- Screening for new antioxidative compounds for topical administration using skin lipid model systemsHagen Trommer
Institute of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Wolfgang Langenbeck Strasse 4, D 06120 Halle Saale, Germany
J Pharm Pharm Sci 8:494-506. 2005..The effects of forty seven different substances (drugs, plant extracts, plant ingredients and polysaccharides) on UV irradiation induced lipid peroxidation were investigated...
- Host range evolution is not driven by the optimization of larval performance: the case of Lycaeides melissa (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) and the colonization of alfalfaMatthew L Forister
Department of Biology MS 314, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, USA
Oecologia 160:551-61. 2009..Lycaeides melissa has colonized both cultivated and feral alfalfa (Medicago sativa) throughout much of North America within the ..
- Aromatherapy as a safe and effective treatment for the management of agitation in severe dementia: the results of a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial with MelissaClive G Ballard
Wolfson Research Centre, Newcastle General Hospital, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
J Clin Psychiatry 63:553-8. 2002..We conducted a placebo-controlled trial to determine the value of aromatherapy with essential oil of Melissa officinalis (lemon balm) for agitation in people with severe dementia.
- On difference and capital: gender and the globalization of productionJennifer Bair
Department of Sociology, University of Colorado at Boulder
Signs (Chic) 36:203-26. 2010..of six key texts analyzing export-oriented manufacturing, ranging from Maria Mies's Lace Makers of Narsapur to Melissa Wright's Disposable Women and Other Myths of Global Capitalism, I show that, over time, the focus has shifted ..
- Growth monitoring of Fibrobacter succinogenes by pressure measurementG Christophe
Laboratoire de Genie Chimique et Biochimique, Polytech Clermont Ferrand, Universite Blaise Pascal, Aubiere Cedex, France
Bioprocess Biosyst Eng 32:123-8. 2009In life support systems, such as the MELiSSA (Micro-Ecological Life Support Alternative) project, developed by the European Space Agency, the aim is to understand and assemble artificial ecosystems for ensuring human subsistence in space...
- MELISSA: a potential experiment for a precursor mission to the MoonC h Lasseur
Thermal Control and Life Support Division, ESA ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
Adv Space Res 18:111-7. 1996b>MELISSA (Micro-Ecological Life Support System Alternative) has been conceived as a micro-organism based ecosystem intended as a tool for developing the technology for a future artificial ecosystem for long term space missions, as for ..
- The conceptual design of a hybrid life support system based on the evaluation and comparison of terrestrial testbedsM Czupalla
German Aerospace Center DLR, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Koeln, Germany
Adv Space Res 35:1609-20. 2005..The evaluation was based mainly on the terrestrial testbed projects MELISSA (ESA) and BIOS (Russia)...
- Neurobehavioral and genotoxic aspects of rosmarinic acidPatricia Pereira
Universidade Luterana do Brasil, Curso de Farmácia, Rua Miguel Tostes 101, 92420 280 Canoas, RS, Brazil
Pharmacol Res 52:199-203. 2005..It is present in many plants, for example, it occurs in Artemisia capillaris, Calendulla officinalis, Melissa officinalis, Salvia officinalis and in other several plant families...
- Effect of different terpene-containing essential oils on permeation of estradiol through hairless mouse skinD Monti
Department of Bioorganic Chemistry and Biopharmaceutics, University of Pisa, Via Bonanno 33, I 56126 Pisa, Italy
Int J Pharm 237:209-14. 2002..Tests on cajuput, cardamom, melissa, myrtle, niaouli and orange oil, all used at the 10% w/w concentration in propylene glycol (PG), evidenced ..
- Secondary contact between Lycaeides idas and L. melissa in the Rocky Mountains: extensive admixture and a patchy hybrid zoneZachariah Gompert
Department of Botany, Program in Ecology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
Mol Ecol 19:3171-92. 2010..b>melissa in the Rocky Mountains. Admixture proportions estimated from structure and geographical cline analysis indicate L...
- Dynamic aspects and controllability of the MELiSSA project: a bioregenerative system to provide life support in spaceBérangère Farges
Laboratoire de Genie Chimique et Biochimique, Bat Polytech Clermont Ferrand, Universite Blaise Pascal, Aubiere, Cedex, France
Appl Biochem Biotechnol 151:686-99. 2008..By contrast, in a closed ecosystem such as the micro-ecological life support system alternative (MELiSSA system) developed by the European Space Agency for space exploration, a deterministic control is a prerequisite ..
- Antibacterial activities of plant essential oils and their components against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica in apple juiceMendel Friedman
Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, California 94710, USA
J Agric Food Chem 52:6042-8. 2004..The corresponding compounds against S. enterica (BA(50) range, 0.0044-0.011%) were Melissa oil, carvacrol, oregano oil, terpeineol, geraniol, lemon oil, citral, lemongrass oil, cinnamon leaf oil, and ..
- Improving alcoholism treatment across the spectrum of servicesM E Hilton
NIAAA, Division of Clinical Prevention Research, Rockville, Maryland, USA
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 25:128-35. 2001..Maisto, Joseph Conigliaro, Melissa McNiel, Kevin Kraemer, Mary E...
- Widespread mito-nuclear discordance with evidence for introgressive hybridization and selective sweeps in LycaeidesZachariah Gompert
Department of Biology, Population and Conservation Biology Program, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA
Mol Ecol 17:5231-44. 2008..fitness (in terms of survival to eclosion, fresh adult weight, and adult longevity) in a polymorphic Lycaeides melissa population...
- Assault on the thyroid by xenobiotics: another attack on G-protein coupledS Benvenga
J Endocrinol Invest 26:948-9. 2003
- The identification of vitamin E homologues in medicinal plant samples using ESI(+)-LC-MS3Tomoko Inoue
Ochanomizu University, 2 1 1 Otsuka, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 112 8610, Japan
J Agric Food Chem 60:9581-8. 2012..The LC-MS3 method was applied to identify the eight vitamin E homologues in 11 medicinal plants...
- Up close. Melissa Reddoch. Interview by Sarah QuailsMelissa Reddoch
Imprint 54:42-3. 2007
- Egg of the Karner Blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis): morphology and elemental analysisElizabeth P Nickles
Department of Physics, The University at Albany, Albany, New York 12222, USA
J Morphol 251:140-8. 2002Most insect eggshells are ornately sculptured; that of the Karner Blue butterfly, Lycaeides melissa samuelis, exhibits a series of interwoven ridges and depressions...
- Signaling molecules and cell death in Melissa officinalis plants exposed to ozoneElisa Pellegrini
Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Pisa, Via del Borghetto 80, 56124, Pisa, Italy
Plant Cell Rep 32:1965-80. 2013..the interaction between reactive oxygen species and hormones that regulate the programmed cell death in plants of Melissa officinalis exposed to ozone...
- [The content and quality of Melissa officinalis essential oil after application of Rastim 30 DKV]S Vaverková
Katedra farmakognózie a botaniky Farmaceutické fakulty Univerzity Komenského, Bratislava
Ceska Slov Farm 50:46-50. 2001The paper deals with the evaluation of the content and quality of the essential oil of Melissa officinalis in various leaf insertions in the course of the ontogenetic development of the plant...
- The 2007-2008 photo competition award winner: Melissa Langhan, MD: A painful scalp rash: cutaneous myiasis secondary to new world screwwormMelissa L Langhan
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 24:502-4. 2008
- Correction to arbisi, rusch, polusny, thuras, and erbes (2013)Paul A Arbisi
Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System
Psychol Assess 25:996. 2013..S. National Guard Soldiers" by Paul A. Arbisi, Laura Rusch, Melissa A. Polusny, Paul Thuras and Christopher R...
- Do I hear... anyone here? Tax-exempt healthcare facilities have taken a hit on auction-rate securities as the mortgage meltdown has investors skittishMelanie Evans
Mod Healthc 38:6-7, 14-6, 1. 2008..Some hospitals and other healthcare borrowers are being forced to pay maximum interest. "Basically, the investor pool has all but vanished," says Melissa Williams, left, of Christus Health.
- Neuroprotective properties of melissa officinalis L. Extract against ecstasy-induced neurotoxicityGholamreza Hassanzadeh
1 Anatomy Department, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Cell J 13:25-30. 2011The aim of the present study was to investigate the neuroprotective effects of Melissa officinalis, a major antioxidant plant, against neuron toxicity in hippocampal primary culture induced by 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) or ..
- Intergenerational mobility for women and minorities in the United StatesMelissa S Kearney
Economic Studies Program, Brookings Institution
Future Child 16:37-53. 2006..b>Melissa Kearney reviews evidence that improved economic opportunities for these two groups make sex and race less ..
- The in vitro screening for acetylcholinesterase inhibition and antioxidant activity of medicinal plants from PortugalA Ferreira
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Lisbon, Campo Grande, 1749 016 Lisboa, Portugal
J Ethnopharmacol 108:31-7. 2006..Of these, Melissa officinalis, Paronychia argentea, Sanguisorba minor, Hypericum undulatum and Malva silvestris are used in herbal ..
- Melissa Rowland and the rights of pregnant womenMarwan Habiba
Obstet Gynecol 105:1147-8; author reply 1148. 2005
- Analysis of plant galactolipids by reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry with accurate mass measurementMarie Zábranská
Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v v i, Flemingovo nam 2, CZ 166 10 Prague 6, Czech Republic
Chem Phys Lipids 165:601-7. 2012..The elution order of non-oxidised MGDGs and DGDGs followed the equivalent carbon numbers. The methods were applied for detailed characterisation of the MGDGs and DGDGs in the leaves of Arabidopsis thaliana and Melissa officinalis.
- Recycling efficiencies of C, H, O, N, S, and P elements in a Biological Life Support System based on microorganisms and higher plantsJ B Gros
Laboratoire de Genie Chimique et Biochimique, Université B Pascal, Aubiere Cedex, France
Adv Space Res 31:195-9. 2003b>MELiSSA is a microorganism based artificial ecosystem conceived as a tool for understanding the behavior of ecosystems and developing the technology for future Manned Space Missions...
- Use of Beta-Lapachone for Lung Cancer ChemotherapyDavid Boothman; Fiscal Year: 2007..D. William G. Bornmann, Ph.D. Charles Hoppel, M.D. Erik Bey, Ph.D. At Yu, Ph.D. Sharven Sherma, Ph.D. Melissa Bentle Andrew Wiedmann Andrew Bruening CONSULTANTS/COLLABORATORS...
- Use of Beta-Lapachone for Lung Cancer ChemotherapyDavid Boothman; Fiscal Year: 2007..D. William G. Bornmann, Ph.D. Charles Hoppel, M.D. Erik Bey, Ph.D. At Yu, Ph.D. Sharven Sherma, Ph.D. Melissa Bentle Andrew Wiedmann Andrew Bruening CONSULTANTS/COLLABORATORS...
- Molecular Epidemiology of Secondary Lung CancerPeter Shields; Fiscal Year: 2007..Frederik Granath Karolinska Institute, Sweden Dr. Melissa Bondy MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX Dr. Jo Freudenheim SUNY, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY Dr...
- Host-Response Relationships in Patients with CandidemiaMelissa Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2006..The project will enable the candidate, Melissa Johnson, to learn the skills necessary to become a successful clinician-scientist...
- Training in Molecular Basis of Skin PathobiologyMolly Kulesz Martin; Fiscal Year: 2007..years experience in skin research and mentorship, respectively, Steven Jacques (cutaneous optical imaging), and Melissa Wong (Beta-catenin pathway, stem cells), 2) a multidisciplinary team of scientists with international recognition ..
- Brain Abnormalities in Adolescent Bipolar DisorderMelissa Delbello; Fiscal Year: 2006This NIMH Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development application is to support Dr. Melissa DelBello's long-term career objective of developing expertise integrating innovative neuroimaging techniques and longitudinal outcome ..
- MASTERS PROGRAM IN PATIENT-ORIENTED RESEARCHMelissa Begg; Fiscal Year: 2004..Medicine, Program Director of the GCRC, and Director of the Irving Center for Clinical Research at Columbia, and Melissa Begg, Associate Professor and Director of the Master's degree track in Clinical Research Methods in Biostatistics...
- Engaging Low-Income Caregivers in Preventive Interventions for Conduct ProblemsSTEPHANIE SHEPARD; Fiscal Year: 2007..D.). Consultants include a survey methodologist (Melissa Clark, Ph.D.), the FCU program developer (Thomas Dishion, Ph.D...
- ENTRY INHIBITORS AS TOPICAL MICROBICIDES AGAINST HIV-1John Moore; Fiscal Year: 2004..of HIV-1 fusion/entry inhibitors in human cervical and rectal tissue models; Research Project II: Melissa Pope, Ph.D., Assessment of fusion/entry inhibitors in DC-T cell mixtures; Research Project III: Ronald Veazey, Ph...