Identification. Asteriscus graveolens (Forssk.) Less. [family ASTERACEAE ] ( stored under name); Verified by Not on Sheet, Buphthalmum odorum Schousb. Familia: Asteraceae Subfamilia: Asteroideae Tribus: Inuleae Subtribus: Inulinae Genus: Asteriscus Species: Asteriscus graveolens. In the present study the phytochemical composition and biological activities of the aerial part extracts of Asteriscus graveolens against pathogenic bacteria and.

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According to other embodiments, the composition comprises from 0. According to additional embodiments, the compositions of the invention are directed for use in protecting a tissue comprising epithelial cell from the deleterious effects of a pollutant.

According to certain exemplary embodiments, protecting the tissue comprises increasing the tolerance of the tissue epithelial cells to the at least one pollutant.

Patent Application Publication No. Cigarette smoke can thus serve as a broad model awteriscus airborne pollution. Each possibility represents a separate embodiment of graveilens present invention. The method of claim 1, wherein the at least one pollutant originates from at least one of combustion gas, industrial pollutions and smoke. According to certain currently exemplary embodiments, the ratio is 1: Pollutants deposited in the gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts may be absorbed by the epithelial cells such that toxic substances appear in the general circulation and accumulate in asteriecus tissues.

People who smoke on a regular basis are prone to a damage of tissue comprising epithelial cells, particularly of the lung, oral cavity graveklens skin. Evaluation of the Ocular Irritant Potential of A.

According to certain exemplary embodiments, the tissue cells are epithelial cells. We couldn’t load this image at the moment.

Non-limiting examples of suitable solvents include water, ethanol, glycerin, propylene glycol, butylene glycol, phosphate buffer, saline and sorbitol. Pollutants mainly reach mammalian tissues via dermal contact, inhalation and ingestion of contaminated products. Save to Collection Create your free account to use Collections Grraveolens and organize all the images you need for your projects with Collections.

According to certain embodiments, the pollutant is smoke-associated pollutant. According to certain embodiments, the inhalation composition is delivered to the respiratory tract by employing inhalation device. Non-limiting examples of excipients in liquids include water, glycerin, propylene glycol, sweet-taste syrup, ethanol, fatty oil, ethylene glycol, polyethylene glycol and sorbitol.

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Infants Children Teenagers 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s Older. The cells were incubated in the extract-containing medium overnight, and then the medium was removed and replaced with a culture medium intoxicated with cigarette smoke condensate CSCbeing a model for urban air pollution.

According to some embodiments, the composition further comprises at least one additional plant extract. The dosage of the extract or the fraction thereof and the route of administration depend on the target tissue to be protected, the degree of exposure to pollutant and on characteristics of the subject, including gender, age and general health conditions, as is known to the skilled in the art.

Defense against skin toxins depends on several factors, including behavioral routines i. The extract may be obtained from any part of the plant. A bubbling agent is an agent that emits carbon dioxide gas when contacting liquid with a purpose, for example, to burst a capsule or promote intimate contact of a capsule’s content with the surrounding material outside of the capsule.

On day 10 of development, eggs were removed from the incubator and candled to determine the viability of the embryo. The composition of the present invention appears to alleviate this effect. According to certain embodiments, the aerial part is a stem or a leaf. Saved one filter Removed from saved filters.

According to certain embodiments, the oral care composition comprises additional agent selected from the group consisting of white colorants, whitening agents, enzymes, anti-plaque agents, anti-staining agents, anti-microbial agents, anti-caries agents, flavoring agents, coolants, and salivating agents.

The method of claim 25, wherein the polar solvent comprises water and glycerin. According to some embodiments, inhalation composition in powder form may be dissolved employing suitable solvents, such as sterile solution of sodium chloride and water, to obtain inhalation composition in solution form.

The plant extract of the invention also had a positive effect on the firmness of the skin. The composition of claim 1, said composition is a cosmetic composition formulated for topical administration to the skin.


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The link between exposure to certain substances and epithelium damage is universally accepted. According to certain exemplary embodiments, the pollutant-protecting components are extracted from the A. Effect of Various Concentrations of A. According to other embodiments, the subject is a tobacco smoker or astericus exposed to tobacco smoke secondary or passive smoker.

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Any topical formulation as is known in the art can be used according to the teachings of the present invention. In these organs and tissues, the epithelium serves as part of the protective barrier against harmful physical forces, chemicals, pollutants, pathogens and other undesired agents. It responds to injury with an inflammatory process similar to what one would observe in the conjunctival tissue of a rabbit’s eye.

According to certain embodiments, the compositions and methods of the present invention employs a fraction of the polar solvent extract. Common cellular mechanism by which most pollutants exert their adverse effects include their ability to act directly as pro-oxidants of lipids and proteins, form DNA adducts, DNA breakage or mutations or to act as free radicals generators, promoting oxidative stress and the induction of inflammatory responses.

Reactive oxygen species ROS and free radicals associated with ROS are associated with oxidative stress and lipid peroxidation.

According to some embodiments, the composition is an inhalation composition.

Another embodiment of the present invention refers to an oral composition comprising the extract of the invention or a fraction thereof. According to certain exemplary embodiments, the composition comprises the extract or the fraction thereof derived from Asteriscus plant at a concentration of grveolens. According to other embodiments, the inhalation composition is administered through an air filtration system.

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