Agastache Species

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Agastache Species

An aromatic herb, the root of which is used in Chinese herbal medicine for managing low-grade fever, chest congestion, headache, dark urine (presumably haematuria) and subjective sensation of heaviness in the arms and legs. It is used topically for fungal infections.
Uses, Mexican herbal medicine Gastrointestinal complaints (bloating, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, morning sickness, poor appetite), afebrile colds, nervous and cardiovascular complaints.
A report by Song et al (J Food Sci Nutr 2001; 6:10-15) suggests that A. rugosa has antimicrobial activity.
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Antifeedant activity of Pogostemon cablin essential oils against Spodoptera litura.
We have shown that ethanolic extract from Pogostemon cablin showed moderate antioxidant activity and inhibited bacteria commonly responsible for community and hospital acquired infections.
Liao et al., "Analgesic and antiinflammatory activities of the methanol extract from pogostemon cablin," Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.
In the West, the established literature on Pogostemon cablin is thin, but what has emerged recently, particularly studies on the protection against photoaging in mice, supports the continued investigation of this ancient herb to determine its potential role in dermatologic practice.
Pogostemon cablin is a tender perennial fragrant herb with soft, opposite, egg-shaped dark to medium green leaves that reach up to 3 inches [7.5 cm] long and about half as wide, and square stems; grows 2-3 feet in height.
Results of the study also support the use of Patchouli oil Pogostemon Herba as a potential therapeutic agent by targeting alpha-Patchouli alcohol and also help the development of novel COX-1/COX-2 inhibitors selective based on sesquiterpenoid and other natural products.
Effect of indigenous arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on some growth parameters and phytochemical constituents of Pogostemon patchouli Pellet.
1: 30, 1830 (accepted name: Pogostemon stellatus (Lour.) Kuntze, Revis.
Patchouli: Famous, or perhaps infamous, for its wide use in essential oils and incenses, patchouli (Pogostemon hyeanus) is a bushy herb that may be grown indoors with moist soil, warm temperatures and bright but not direct sunlight.
amara) Essential Oils to Ease Fear/Anxiety: Oils to Ease Fear/Anxiety: Sandalwood (Santalum album) Frankincense (Boswellia carterii) Melissa (Melissa officinalis) Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) Rose (Rosa damascene) Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) Cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica) Neroli (Citrus aurantium var.
The essential oil of Pogostemon cablin was shown to have effective antibacterial activity against many pathogenic bacterial strains including E.
The relatively higher GC content in IR regions may be attributable to the transfer-RNA genes and ribosomal-RNA genes, which is consistent with the results from Pogostemon cablin [10].