Safety evaluation of styrax liquidus from the viewpoint of genotoxicity and mutagenicity


Charehsaz M., Reis R. , Helvacioglu S., Sipahi H., Guzelmeric E., Acar E. T. , ...More

JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, vol.194, pp.506-512, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 194
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jep.2016.10.037
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.506-512

Abstract

Ethnopharmacological relevance: Styrax liquidus is a resinous exudate (balsam) obtained from the wounded trunk of the Liquidambar orientalis Mill. (Hamamelidaceae). Styrax has been used for treatment of various ailments in Turkish folk medicine such as skin problems, peptic ulcers, nocturnal enuresis, parasitic infections, antiseptic or as expectorant.