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Effectiveness of ginger on pain following periodontal surgery

This single-blinded randomized cross-over clinical study aim was to compare the effectiveness of ibuprofen and dried ginger powder on pain and gingival inflammation following open flap debridement in 10 systemically healthy individuals with chronic generalized periodontitis. They received either Ibuprofen (400 mg) …

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Interest of botanicals for COVID-19

For many years, medicinal plants have been used for the management of viral diseases. The new COVID-19 epidemic is devoid of any effective and widely accepted medication. One lead to identify effective treatment is therefore medicinal plants. Some plants have …

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The most promising flavonoids against COVID-19

Numerous flavonoids were found to have antiviral effects against SARS-and MERS-CoV by mainly inhibiting the enzymes 3-chymotrypsin-like protease (3CLpro) and papain-like protease (PLpro). This review is specifically focused on the search for flavonoids, polyphenolic compounds, which are proven to be …

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Pycnogenol® for supporting recovery and mitigating symptoms and long-term consequences resulting from a SARS-CoV2 infection in COVID-19 patients

COVID-19 can have severe, possibly persisting consequences, like endothelial dysfunction, microcirculatory problems, coagulopathy, cytokine storm and capillary leak syndrome. In various clinical studies, Pycnogenol® revealed positive effects relating to conditions that are also present in SARS-CoV2 infections. Pycnogenol® improves endothelial …

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Vitamin D for COVID-19: first clinical results

Vitamin D is essential for the function of immune system, and vitamin D deficiency is associated with higher incidence of respiratory infections. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 epidemic, vitamin D is proposed as a potential therapeutic solution to reduce …

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