publication . Other literature type . Thesis . 2004 . Embargo end date: 01 Jan 2004

Preclinical and clinical investigations as an approach to rational phytotherapy in prostate diseases

Weisskopf, Marianne;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2004
  • Publisher: University of Basel
  • Country: Switzerland
Phytotherapeuticals have gained widespread usage in the treatment of symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Among these phytotherapeutics, the most popular and extensively studied are extracts of the dried ripe fruit of Serenoa repens (SRE). The commercially available hydroethanolic (96%) SRE, Me180, is already used as a medical treatment of symptomatic BPH. However, this extract was so far neither investigated in vitro nor in vivo. The other extracts tested herein, derived from Vitex agnus-castus (VAC), are so far not described to be used for treatment of prostatic diseases or tested on prostate cells. In a first part of the present studies, an in vitr...
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