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Divide and conquer may not be the optimal approach to retain the desirable estrogenic attributes of the cyclopia nutraceutical extract, SM6Met
(Public Library of Science, 2015)
The genus Cyclopia, an indigenous South African fynbos plant used to prepare honeybush tea, contains phytoestrogenic compounds. An extract from C. subternata, SM6Met, displays three desirable estrogenic attributes for ...
South African herbal teas : Aspalathus linearis, Cyclopia spp. and Athrixia phylicoides - a review
Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis (Brum.f) Dahlg.) and honeybush (Cyclopia Vent. species) are popular indigenous South African herbal teas enjoyed for their taste and aroma. Traditional medicinal uses of rooibos in South ...
Screening of four Cyclopia (honeybush) species for putative phyto-oestrogenic activity by oestrogen receptor binding assays
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2007)
Phyto-oestrogens mediate an oestrogenic effect through binding to the oestrogen receptor (ER) subtypes, ERα and ERβ. Four commercially available Cyclopia (honeybush) species - C. intermedia, C. subternata, C. genistoides ...
Effect of rooibos and honeybush tea extracts against Botrytis cinerea
Green tea extracts from the indigenous South African rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) and honeybush (Cyclopia species) plants were evaluated as potential antifungal agents against the plant pathogen Botrytis cinerea. When ...
Chemical characterization of the constituents of the aroma of honeybush, Cyclopia genistoides
A high-capacity headspace sample enrichment probe (SEP) was used in conjunction with gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) to analyse the volatile organic compounds present in the aroma of dry or infused, unfermented ...