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Title: Tulsi – A potential protector against air travel health problems
Authors: Singh, Narendra
Gilca, Marilena
Keywords: Tulsi
<i style="">Ocimum sanctum</i>
Air travel health problems
Issue Date: Feb-2008
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: Int. cl.<sup>8</sup>— A61K 36/00, A61K 36/53
Abstract: In recent past aircraft cabin related many health problems have been recognized by the medical world hence it became a focus for the scientific research. Although, there are only few efficacious therapeutic solutions for many of these disturbances like cosmic radiation-induced carcinogenesis, anoxia-, noise stress- or jet lag- related symptoms. Herbal research may offer new prototypes for unsolved problems of pharmacotherapy. Tulsi, <b style=""><i style="">Ocimum sanctum</i> Linn</b>., one of the best adaptogen herbs, exhibiting various biological effects, viz. radioprotective, immunomodulator, anti-fatigue activity, etc. might help in the prevention and improvement of air travel health problems.
Description: 54-57
ISSN: 0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.7(1) [January-February 2008]

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