Tenan, South Korea
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The present invention provides a novel composition of matter comprised of a mixture of two specific classes of compoundsFree-B-ring flavonoids and flavansfor use in the prevention and treatment of diseases and conditions mediated by the COX-2 and 5-LO pathways. The present invention further provides a novel method for simultaneously inhibiting the cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) and 5-lipoxygenase (5-LO) enzymes, and reducing cox-2 mRNA production. Finally, the present invention includes a method for weight loss and blood glucose control. The methods of this invention are comprised of administering to a host in need thereof an effective amount of the composition of this invention together with a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier. This invention relates generally to the prevention and treatment of diseases and conditions mediated by the cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) and 5-lipoxygenase (5-LO) pathways, including but not limited to the relief joint discomfort and pain associated with conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and other injuries that result from overuse.


Compositions and methods for treatment of and maintaining the health of the liver are disclosed that include a mixture of plant extracts, wherein the plant extracts comprise at least one Myristica extract, at least one Astragalus extract, and at least one Schizandra extract. Compositions and methods for treatment of and maintaining the health of the liver are disclosed that include a mixture of plant extracts, wherein the plant extracts comprise at least one Myristica extract enriched for one or more lignans, including phenylpropanoids, dimers and polymers, at least one Astragalus extract enriched for one or more polysaccharides and triterpenoids, and at least one Schizandra extract enriched for one or more lignans and organic acids. Compositions and methods for treatment of and maintaining the health of the liver are disclosed that include a mixture of plant extracts, wherein the plant extracts comprise at least one Myristica extract, at least one Astragalus extract, and at least one Poria extract.


Patent
Unigen Inc. | Date: 2015-09-14

The present disclosure provides mixtures of prenylated flavonoids, stilbenes, or both with flavans or curcuminoids or both capable of modulating joint inflammation, joint pain, joint stiffness, cartilage degradation, or improving mobility, range of motion, flexibility, joint physical function, or any combination thereof. Such a mixture of prenylated flavonoids, stilbenes, or both with flavans or curcuminoids or both can optionally be used in combination with other joint management agents, such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents/analgesics, COX/LOX inhibiting agents, glucosamine compounds, neuropathic pain relief agents, or the like.


The present disclosure provides mixtures of prenylated flavonoids, stilbenes, or both with flavans or curcuminoids or both capable of useful for promoting, managing or improving bone health, cartilage health or both, or for preventing or treating a bone disorder, cartilage disorder or both. Such a mixture of prenylated flavonoids, stilbenes, or both with flavans or curcuminoids or both can optionally be used in combination with other bone and cartilage management agents, such as calcium, magnesium, zinc, boron, vitamin D, vitamin K, glucosamine and/or chondroitin compounds, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents/analgesics, COX/LOX inhibiting agents, neuropathic pain relief agents, or the like.


Patent
Unigen Inc. | Date: 2015-07-23

The present invention provides compositions of bakuchiol (UP246) having low levels of impurities, particularly furanocoumarin impurities. The present invention further provides improved methods for the isolation, purification and analysis of compositions of bakuchiol. Finally, the present invention provides methods for using the purified bakuchiol compositions and formulations thereof for the prevention and treatment of various diseases and conditions mediated by cyclooxygenase (COX), lipoxygenase (LOX), minor inflammatory conditions and various microbial infections. The methods of this invention are comprised of administering to a host in need thereof an effective amount of the composition of this invention together with a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier.


The present invention relates to a composition comprised of a plant extract as an active component, specifically, Bamboo extract and Scutellaria extract, for the treatment and prevention of atopic dermatitis. The present invention is a natural ingredient can be obtained from a plant. The present invention can control immune responses by inhibiting the release of histamine and leukotrien, and thus, has effect in the treatment or prevention of allergic diseases, inflammatory diseases and skin diseases, specifically atopic dermatitis. The present invention has been proven safe and beneficial effecting the treatment of atopic dermatitis through clinical trials, and thus, can be used for the treatment and prevention of atopic dermatitis.


Compositions and methods for treatment of and maintaining the health of the liver are disclosed that include a mixture of plant extracts, wherein the plant extracts comprise at least one Artemisia extract, at least one Aloe gel powder, and at least one Schizandra extract. Compositions and methods for treatment of and maintaining the health of the liver are disclosed that include a mixture of plant extracts, wherein the plant extracts comprise at least one Artemisia extract enriched for at least one polymer or biopolymer, at least one Aloe gel powder enriched for at least one chromone, and at least one Schizandra extract enriched for at least one lignan and organic acid.


Patent
Unigen Inc. | Date: 2015-06-25

The present invention is directed to inhibitors of tyrosinase, pharmaceutical compositions comprising such tyrosinase inhibitors, and methods of making and using the same. Specifically, included in the present invention are compositions of matter comprised of at least one 2,4-dihydroxybenzene analog, which inhibit the activity of tyrosinase and which inhibit the overproduction of melanin.


Patent
Unigen Inc. | Date: 2015-08-04

The present invention implements a strategy that combines an enzyme inhibition assay with a chemical dereplication process to identify active plant extracts and the particular compoundsdiarylalkanes and/or diarylalkanols within those extracts that specifically inhibit binuclear enzyme function. Included in the present invention are compositions of matter comprised of one or more of diarylalkanes and/or diarylalkanols, which inhibit the activity of binuclear enzymes, particularly tyrosinase and which prevent melanin overproduction. The present invention also provides a method for inhibiting the activity of a binuclear enzyme, particularly tyrosinase and a method for preventing and treating diseases and conditions related to binuclear enzyme function. The present invention further includes a method for preventing and treating melanin overproduction and diseases and conditions of the skin related thereto. The method for preventing and treating diseases and conditions related to binuclear enzyme function and melanin overproduction is comprised of administering to a host in need thereof an effective amount of a composition comprising one or more diarylalkanes and/or diarylalkanols synthesized and/or isolated from one or more plants together with a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier.


Patent
Unigen Inc. | Date: 2015-04-29

Compounds of structure (I): including stereoisomers, tautomers and salts thereof, wherein R^(1), R^(2), R^(3), R^(4), R^(5), R^(6), X, Y and Z are as defined herein. Such compounds are useful for the preparation of diarylpropane compounds. Methods for the preparation of compounds of structure (I) are also disclosed, as are methods employing compounds of structure (I) for the preparation of diarylpropanes.

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