Order Magnoliales Bromhead 1838

The order Magnoliales is the most primitive order of the subclass Magnoliidae (Appendix I). This order consists of 10 families and about 3000 species of trees or shrubs, the therapeutic potential of which is still waiting to be discovered. Magnoliales are living fossils rich in isoquinolines and indoles alkaloids, lig-nans, essential oils, diterpenes, triterpenes, tannins, and phenylpropanoids. Of particular interest in this order are alkaloids which might hold potentials for the treatment of cancers, microbial infections, anxiety, mood disorder, hypertension and Alzheimer's and Parkinson diseases.

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Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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