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Title: Tulsi – A potential protector against air travel health problems
Authors: Singh, Narendra
Gilca, Marilena
Keywords: Tulsi;Ocimum sanctum;Air travel health problems
Issue Date: Feb-2008
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. cl.8— 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, Ocimum sanctum Linn., 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.
Page(s): 54-57
ISSN: 0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.7(1) [January-February 2008]

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