Comparison of rosmarinic acid content in commercial tinctures produced from fresh and dried lemon balm (Melissa Officinalis)

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Sanchez-Medina, Alberto, Etheridge, Christopher J., Hawkes, Geoffrey E., Hylands, Peter J., Pendry, B., Hughes, Michael J. and Corcoran, Olivia 2007. Comparison of rosmarinic acid content in commercial tinctures produced from fresh and dried lemon balm (Melissa Officinalis). Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 10 (4), pp. 455-463.
AuthorsSanchez-Medina, Alberto, Etheridge, Christopher J., Hawkes, Geoffrey E., Hylands, Peter J., Pendry, B., Hughes, Michael J. and Corcoran, Olivia
Abstract

This paper details research into the rosmarinic acid content of eight commercial tinctures derived from fresh (n= 5) and dried
(n=3) Melissa officinalis herb. Research findings show implications both for the manufacturers of commercial tinctures and also for herbal practitioners in the choice of tinctures for treating Herpes simplex infection.

Keywordscommercial tinctures; rosmarinic acid; Melissa officinalis; Herpes simplex; cold sores; western herbal medicine
JournalJournal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Journal citation10 (4), pp. 455-463
ISSN1482-1826
Year2007
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Web address (URL)http://hdl.handle.net/10552/243
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Deposited10 Aug 2009
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Sanchez-Medina, A. et al (2007) ‘Comparison of rosmarinic acid content in commercial tinctures produced from fresh and dried lemon balm (Melissa Officinalis).’ Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 10 (4) 455-463.

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