1Centre for Planetary Health and food Security, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Nathan, Brisbane, Queensland, AUSTRALIA.
2School of Natural Sciences, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Nathan, Brisbane, Queensland, AUSTRALIA.
Dear readers and authors,
I am pleased to bring you Volume 11, Issue 4 of Pharmacognosy Communications. In this issue, we present new research reports examining the pharmaceutical properties of Panax spp. ginsenosides, the ability of selected Australian plants to induce apoptosis in human hepatocarcinomas, the growth inhibitory activity of Arctium lappa L. root extracts against some bacterial triggers of autoimmune diseases, as well as the spasmolytic effects of Aspalathus linearis. We also present reviews on the therapeutic benefits of Medhya Rasayanas in the treatment of brain cancer, and the use of Traditional Chinese Medicines to treat antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections Our regular features are also continued in this issue. Two more high quality medicinal plant images are also included in this issue and a listing of upcoming conferences and meetings is also included. I encourage any conference organisers who would like to publicise their event to contact me with details so they can be included in future upcoming events sections of this journal. I look forward to bringing you the next issue of Pharmacognosy Communications in 3 months’ time. Keep submitting your quality research manuscripts and reviews and also consider becoming involved/submitting to the other sections (Janus Corner, Medicinal Plant Images etc.) of the journal. On behalf of the editorial board, we look forward to bringing you the next issue of Pharmacognosy Communications in 3 months’ time. Read more…