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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Another embodiment of the present invention refers to an oral composition comprising the gaveolens of the invention or a fraction thereof. Sign up to browse over million imagesvideo clips, and music tracks.

Non-limiting examples of suitable penetration enhancing agents include alcohols and glycols ethanol and propylene glycolethoxydiglycol, alcohols and fatty acids oleic acidfatty acid esters and dimethyl isosorbide. Symptoms such as nose and throat irritation, followed by bronchoconstriction and dyspnoea, especially in asthmatic individuals, are usually experienced after exposure to increased levels of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, and certain heavy asterischs such as arsenic, nickel or vanadium.

For example, formaldehyde is now recognized worldwide as both a carcinogen and a skin sensitizer.

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Cristofari G et al. According to other embodiments, the subject is a tobacco smoker or is exposed to tobacco smoke secondary or passive smoker.

We couldn’t load this image at the moment. According to other embodiments, the composition further comprises at least one microalgae extract. According to certain embodiments, the inhalation composition is administered by humidifier. Exposure to trace levels of heavy metals has not been shown to affect skin quality, but accumulation of heavy metals over time has been shown to be associated with higher risks of cancer.


According to certain exemplary embodiments, the human subject is a smoker. Chemistry and Biodiversity atseriscus According to certain embodiments, the subject is exposed to the at least one pollutant sporadically.

Suitable plasticizers or agents for preventing sticking detackifiers are, for example, lanolin, stearic acid, sodium stearate, ethyl acetate, diacetin glycerol diacetatetriacetin glycerol triacetate and triethyl citrate. You are viewing our newest and freshest images for your search.

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Chronic exposure to ozone and certain heavy metals reduces lung function, asteriscuw the later are also responsible for asthma, emphysema, and even lung cancer. Pollution may be caused by a vast number of a variety of factors, including, for example, indoor pollution resulting from cigarette smoke, cleaning products and dust, and outdoor pollution including engine smoke, industrial waste and carbon monoxide.

The method of claim 3, wherein the smoke is tobacco smoke. 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.

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Most of the total mass of airborne particulate matter is usually made up of fine particles ranging from 0. The plant essential oils are known in the traditional medicine for being stomachic, for treating fever, gastrointestinal tract complaints, cephalic pains, and bronchitis, and as an braveolens agent.

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 wsteriscus, DNA breakage or mutations or to act as free radicals generators, promoting oxidative stress and the induction of inflammatory responses. According to certain embodiments, the composition is a cosmetic composition wherein According to other embodiments, the composition is an inhalation composition further comprising a therapeutically acceptable diluents, excipient astteriscus carrier.


According to certain embodiments, the aerial part is a stem or a leaf. Table 3 below shows a representative composition comprising Asteriscus graveolens extract for cosmetic use. Non-limiting examples of excipients in liquids grvaeolens water, glycerin, propylene glycol, sweet-taste syrup, ethanol, fatty oil, ethylene glycol, polyethylene glycol and sorbitol. According to certain exemplary embodiments, protecting the tissue comprises increasing the tolerance of the tissue epithelial cells to the at least one pollutant.

According to yet additional embodiments, the epithelial tissue forms part of at least one of pharynx and larynx. Reactive oxygen species are found both in cigarette smoke and in air pollution. A cells were cultured in a culture medium and the medium was then removed and replaced by a medium containing 0.

The composition of the present invention hraveolens to alleviate this effect. Emphysema-like lesions have also been observed in mice exposed to nitrogen dioxide The epithelium possesses a limited active toxin defense including physical removal of exogenous toxins.

Terthiophenes and polyynes from Asteraceae species have been suggested as components in plant-derived compositions for treating herpes and cold sores International PCT Application Publication No. Subjective self-assessment by questionnaire. NOx and CO have been associated with atopic and flexural eczema and atopic dermatitis Drakaki,ibid.