Research

Novel Approaches to Study Synergy in Botanical Medicines

For the past decade, our research group has been engaged in research aimed at developing novel methods to investigate the phenomenon of synergistic interactions in complex mixtures from botanical medicines.

Natural Products for the Treatment of Drug Resistant Infections

The European Antimicrobial Surveillance Systems estimates that as many as 52 million people worldwide carry multi-drug resistant bacteria. Among the most prevalent…

Influence of Endophytes on Bioactive Constituent Profile of Botanical Medicines

There is growing awareness that the bioactive constituent profile of medicinal plants can be profoundly influenced by endophyte infection. Endophytes are microorganisms…

Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Echinacea purpurea: Bioactive Constituents, Mechanisms of Action, and Agricultural Aspects

The Centers for Disease Control reports that Echinacea is the third mostcommonly used herbal medicine in the US. This botanical is typically employed for…