Psoralea corylifolia

Psoralea corylifolia

Chinese medicine
An annual herb, the seeds of which stimulate, are tonic and said to be aphrodisiacs. Psoralea corylifolia is used for impotence, low back pain, urinary frequency and to prevent spontaneous abortion.
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Fecundity and fertility control of red cotton bug (Dysdercus cingulatus) by the extract of Psoralea corylifolia.
In a press release issued on Wednesday by media liaison unit of Punjab agriculture department, experts said that Babchi, a medicinal plant scientifically called Psoralea Corylifolia, carries significance as its powder is utilized to treat leprosy.
Similar results have been obtained by the pre- or posttreatment with different antioxidant pharmacological approaches, including taurine [93], dehydroepiandrosterone [94], curcumin [95], Psoralea corylifolia [96], rutin [97], thymoquinone [98], and apocynin [99].
Psoralea corylifolia is a well-known medicinal plant, traditionally used against several diseased conditions.
In view of the above facts Psoralea corylifolia (leguminosae, Babchi) selected for evaluation of possible antioxidant, mutagenic and cytotoxic potential under biotic stress.
Protective effect of aqueous extract of seed of Psoralea corylifolia (Somraji) and seed of Trigonella foenum-graecum L.
Antidiabetic and antioxidative effects of aqueous extract of seed of Psoralea corylifolia (somraji) and seed of Trigonella foenum-graecum L.
Psc-AFP, an antifungal protein with trypsin inhibitor activity from Psoralea corylifolia seeds.
The evaluation of forty-three plant species for in vitro antimycobacterial activities: isolation of active constituents from Psoralea corylifolia and Sanguinaria canadensis.
Anti-mycobacterial activities have been reported for the plants Psoralea corylifolia L.