Table 1

Medicinal plants and herbal formulations under investigation

Family

Plant

Part used

Voucher specimen

Thai traditional Use


Zingiberaceae

Zingiber officinale Roscoe.

Rh

SKP 206261501

Treatment of hypercholesteremia and high level triglyceride


Compositae

Atractylodes lancea (Thung.) DC.

Rh

SKP 051011201

Treatment of fever, colds, flu, sore throat


Piperaceae

Piper chaba Hunt.

Fr

SKP 146160301

Used as carminative, antidiarrheal


Composition of Pra-Sa Prao-Yhai formulation:


Compositae

Artemisia annua Linn.

Rh

SKP 051010101

Treatment of fever, hemorrhoids


Compositae

Atractylodes lancea (Thung.) DC.

Rh

SKP 051011201

Treatment of fever, colds, flu, sore throat


Cruciferae

Asclepias curassavica Linn.

Fl

SKP 057121901

Used as analgesic


Dracaenaceae

Dracaena loureiri Gagnep.

St, Ba

SKP 065041201

Treatment of cough, fever, inflammation


Guttiferae

Mammea siamensis Kosterm.

Fl

SKP 083131901

Restorative


Guttiferae

Mesua ferrea Linn.

Fl

SKP 083130601

Treatment of dyspepsia


Myristicaceae

Myristica fragrans Houtt.

Sd

SKP 121130601

Treatment of uterus pain, diarrhea


Myrtaceae

Syzgium aromaticum (L.) Merr. & L.M. Perry

Fl

SKP 123190101

Treatment of toothache, bacterial infection


Nelumbonaceae

Nigella sativa Linn.

Sd

SKP 160141901

Treatment of jaundice


Sapotadeae

Mimusops elengi Linn.

Fl

SKP 171130501

Used as cordial, tonic. Treatment of syncope


Umbelliferae

Angelica dahurica Benth.

Rt

SKP 199010401

Used as antipyretic, antiasthma, anticough


Umbelliferae

Angelica sinensis (Oliv.) Diels

Rh

SKP 199010901

Treatment of bronchitis pleurisy


Umbelliferae

Anethum graveolens Linn.

Rt, Fr

SKP 199010701

Used as carminative. Treatment of eye pain


Umbelliferae

Cuminum cyminum Linn.

Sd

SKP 199030301

Treatment of dyspepsia, diarrhoea and jaundice


Umbelliferae

Foeniculum vulgare Mill. var. dulce Alef.

Sd

SKP 199062201

Used as analeptic


Umbelliferae

Ligusticum sinense Oliv. cv. Chuanxiong

Rh

SKP 199121901

Treatment of urinary bladder channel,, headache, neurodermatitis


Zingiberaceae

Amomum testaceum Ridl.

Sd

SKP 206011101

Used as carminative, antibacterial


Zingiberaceae

Kaempferia galangal

Lf

SKP 206110701

Antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory


Plengsuriyakarn et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:23   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-23

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