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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Bael, citronella, geranium, lemongrass, orange, palmarosa, and patchouli inhibited all 12 fungi tested.
By comparing the GC-MS spectrums of fresh and stale patchouli oils, an unknown compound was identified which only existed in the stale patchouli oil.
To date, the PA extraction, isolation, and purification from patchouli oil mostly has depended on the combination of silica gel column chromatography and organic solvents participation.
The four new oils - lemon, patchouli, and two varieties of frankincense - were chosen because of the customer interest in these products.
Patchouli oil, which contains several mono- and sesquiterpenoids, alkaloids, and flavonoids, is thought to possess significant anti-inflammatory and antioxidant qualities.
Dried leaves of plant are steam-distilled to obtain the commercial "oil of patchouli." According to Zhao et al, Patchoulic oil is the volatile oil of Pogostemon cablin [Blanco] Benth.
Results of previous in silico analysis also were predicting Patchouli oil compounds as candidate ligand receptor to using COX-1 and COX-2.
The dry-down of the scent combines white musk, patchouli and amber.
The 'Umbrella' hitmaker's perfume, which has sultry notes of wood, vanilla combined with leather and patchouli, is feminine with a hint of musk.
Patchouli oil, antioxidant-rich saffron, leather and oudh blend to hydrate and scent the skin in the lotion and shower gel from Molton Brown .
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