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CAM Benessere Femminile
(ediz. 2023)


  • Morehead A, McInnis LA. Herbal Supplements for Common Women’s Health Issues. Nurs Clin North Am. 2021 Mar;56(1):69-78.
  • de Lima Pereira Silva et al., PHYTOTHERAPY AS AN INTERVENTION IN WOMEN’S HEALTH: AN INTEGRATIVE LITERATURE REVIEW. Cogitare enferm. 25: e71158, 2020
  • Dietz BM, Hajirahimkhan A, Dunlap TL, Bolton JL. Botanicals and Their Bioactive Phytochemicals for Women’s Health. Pharmacol Rev. 2016 Oct;68(4):1026-1073
  • Kashani L (M.D.), Nikbakhat MR (Ph.D.), Akhondzadeh S (Ph.D.), Herbal Medicine for Women’s Health, Journal of Medicinal Plants, Volume 14, No. 55, Summer 2015
  • Motti et al., Traditional Herbal Remedies Used in women’s Health Care in Italy: a Review. Human Ecology (2019) 47:941–972
  • Dennehy CE. The use of herbs and dietary supplements in gynecology: an evidence-based review. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2006 Nov-Dec;51(6):402-9.
  • Lloyd KB, Hornsby LB. Complementary and alternative medications for women’s health issues. Nutr Clin Pract. 2009 Oct-Nov;24(5):589-608.
  • Gracia, C. R., and Freeman, E. W. (2018). Onset of the menopause transition: The earliest signs and symptoms. Gynecol. Clin. North Am. 45, 585–597.
  • Iacovides, S., Avidon, I., and Baker, F. C. (2015). What we know about primary dysmenorrhea today: A critical review. Reprod. Update 21, 762–778.
  • Khafaga, A., and Goldstein, S. R. (2019). Abnormal uterine bleeding. Obstet. Gynecol. North Am. 46, 595–605.
  • Li, L., and Wang, Z. (2018). Ovarian aging and osteoporosis. Adv. Exp. Med. 1086, 199–215.
  • Mehedintu, C., Plotogea, M. N., Ionescu, S., and Antonovici, M. (2014). Endometriosis still a challenge. J. Med. Life 7, 349–357.
  • Meresman, G. F., Gotte, M., and Laschke, M. W. (2021). Plants as source of new therapies for endometriosis: A review of preclinical and clinical studies. Reprod. Update 27, 367–392.
  • Shi, M., Huang, F., Deng, C., Wang, Y., and Kai, G. (2019). Bioactivities, biosynthesis and biotechnological production of phenolic acids in Salvia miltiorrhiza. Rev. Food Sci. Nutr. 59, 953–964.
  • Takahashi, T. A., and Johnson, K. M. (2015). Menopause. Med. Clin. North Am. 99, 521–534.
Controllo peso e metabolismo

CAM Controllo del Peso e Metabolismo (ediz. 2023)


  • Manu P, Ionescu-Tirgoviste C, Tsang J, Napolitano BA, Lesser ML, Correll CU. Dysmetabolic Signals in “Metabolically Healthy” Obesity. Obes Res Clin Pract. 2012 Jan;6(1):e9-e20.

  • Jurgens TM, Whelan AM, Killian L, Doucette S, Kirk S, Foy E. Green tea for weight loss and weight maintenance in overweight or obese adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Dec 12;12(12)
  • Yang CS, Zhang J, Zhang L, Huang J, Wang Y. Mechanisms of body weight reduction and metabolic syndrome alleviation by tea. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2016 Jan;60(1):160-74
  • Fan M, Lee JI, Ryu YB, Choi YJ, Tang Y, Oh M, Moon SH, Lee B, Kim EK. Comparative Analysis of Metabolite Profiling of Momordica charantia Leaf and the Anti-Obesity Effect through Regulating Lipid Metabolism. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 May 24;18(11):5584.
  • Reed D, Kumar D, Kumar S, Raina K, Punia R, Kant R, Saba L, Cruickshank-Quinn C, Tabakoff B, Reisdorph N, Edwards MG, Wempe M, Agarwal C, Agarwal R. Transcriptome and metabolome changes induced by bitter melon (Momordica charantia)- intake in a high-fat diet induced obesity model. J Tradit Complement Med. 2021 Aug 19;12(3):287-301.
  • Agrawal P, Nikhade P, Patel A, Mankar N, Sedani S. Bromelain: A Potent Phytomedicine. Cureus. 2022 Aug 11;14(8):e27876.
  • Fan W, Huang Y, Zheng H, Li S, Li Z, Yuan L, Cheng X, He C, Sun J. Ginsenosides for the treatment of metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular diseases: Pharmacology and mechanisms. Biomed Pharmacother. 2020 Dec;132:110915.
  • Wang Y, Ma P, Wang Z, Sun M, Hou B, Xu T, Li W, Yang X, Du G, Ji T, Qiang G. Uncovering the effect and mechanism of Panax notoginseng saponins on metabolic syndrome by network pharmacology strategy. J Ethnopharmacol. 2023 Jan 10;300:115680.
  • Jung KM, Lin L, Piomelli D. The endocannabinoid system in the adipose organ. Rev Endocr Metab Disord. 2022 Feb;23(1):51-60.
  • Li CG, Ni CL, Yang M, Tang YZ, Li Z, Zhu YJ, Jiang ZH, Sun B, Li CJ. Honokiol protects pancreatic β cell against high glucose and intermittent hypoxia-induced injury by activating Nrf2/ARE pathway in vitro and in vivo. Biomed Pharmacother. 2018 Jan;97:1229-1237.
  • Ding Y, Zhang L, Yao X, Zhang H, He X, Fan Z, Song Z. Honokiol Alleviates High-Fat Diet-Induced Obesity of Mice by Inhibiting Adipogenesis and Promoting White Adipose Tissue Browning. Animals (Basel). 2021 May 21;11(6):1493.
  • Abdalla MM. Central and peripheral control of food intake. Endocr Regul. 2017 Jan 1;51(1):52-70.
  • Bielawiec P, Harasim-Symbor E, Chabowski A. Phytocannabinoids: Useful Drugs for the Treatment of Obesity? Special Focus on Cannabidiol. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2020 Mar 4;11:114.
  • Jamrozik D, Borymska W, Kaczmarczyk-Żebrowska I. Hibiscus sabdariffa in Diabetes Prevention and Treatment-Does It Work? An Evidence-Based Review. Foods. 2022 Jul 19;11(14):2134.
  • Olivares-Vicente M, Sánchez-Marzo N, Encinar JA, de la Luz Cádiz-Gurrea M, Lozano-Sánchez J, Segura-Carretero A, Arraez-Roman D, Riva C, Barrajón-Catalán E, Herranz-López M, Micol V. The Potential Synergistic Modulation of AMPK by Lippia citriodora Compounds as a Target in Metabolic Disorders. 2019 Dec 4;11(12):2961.
  • Yang R, Yuan BC, Ma YS, Zhou S, Liu Y. The anti-inflammatory activity of licorice, a widely used Chinese herb. Pharm Biol. 2017 Dec;55(1):5-18.
  • Tamayo C, Diamond S. Review of clinical trials evaluating safety and efficacy of milk thistle (Silybum marianum [L.] Gaertn.). Integr Cancer Ther. 2007 Jun;6(2):146-57. 
  • Achufusi TGO, Patel RK. Milk Thistle. 2022 Sep 12. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2022 Jan–. PMID: 31082119.
  • Huseini HF, Larijani B, Heshmat R, Fakhrzadeh H, Radjabipour B, Toliat T, Raza M. The efficacy of Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn. (silymarin) in the treatment of type II diabetes: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, clinical trial. Phytother Res. 2006 Dec;20(12):1036-9. 

CAM Cardio
(ediz. 2023)


  • Corella D, Ordovas JM. Nutrigenomics in cardiovascular medicine. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2009 Dec;2(6):637-51.
  • Moss JWE, Williams JO, Ramji DP. Nutraceuticals as therapeutic agents for atherosclerosis. Biochim Biophys Acta Mol Basis Dis. 2018 May;1864(5 Pt A):1562-1572.
  • Ovidiu Burta, Felicia Tirlea, Olivia Ligia Burta and Syed Minnatullah Qadri, 2008. Phytotherapy in Cardiovascular Diseases: From Ethnomedicine to Evidence Based Medicine. Journal of Biological Sciences, 8: 242-247.
  • Rabanal-Ruiz Y, Llanos-González E, Alcain FJ. The Use of Coenzyme Q10 in Cardiovascular Diseases. Antioxidants (Basel). 2021 May 10;10(5):755.
  • Shaito A, Thuan DTB, Phu HT, Nguyen THD, Hasan H, Halabi S, Abdelhady S, Nasrallah GK, Eid AH, Pintus G. Herbal Medicine for Cardiovascular Diseases: Efficacy, Mechanisms, and Safety. Front Pharmacol. 2020 Apr 7;11:422.
  • Verma T, Sinha M, Bansal N, Yadav SR, Shah K, Chauhan NS. Plants Used as Antihypertensive. Nat Prod Bioprospect. 2021 Apr;11(2):155-184.
  • Indolfi C, Esposito G. Universal Health Care System and Cardiovascular Disease Burden in Italy. Circulation. 2022 Feb 22;145(8):559-561.

CAM Benessere Invernale
(ediz. 2023)


  • Isbill J, Kandiah J, Kružliaková N. Opportunities for Health Promotion: Highlighting Herbs and Spices to Improve Immune Support and Well-being. Integr Med (Encinitas). 2020 Oct;19(5):30-42.
  • Han M, Ooka R, Kikumoto H, Oh W, Bu Y, Hu S. Experimental measurements of airflow features and velocity distribution exhaled from sneeze and speech using particle image velocimetry. Build Environ. 2021 Nov;205:108293.
  • Prevenzione e controllo dell’influenza: raccomandazioni per la stagione 2023-2024 – Ministero della Salute
  • Mitra S, Paul S, Roy S, Sutradhar H, Bin Emran T, Nainu F, Khandaker MU, Almalki M, Wilairatana P, Mubarak MS. Exploring the Immune-Boosting Functions of Vitamins and Minerals as Nutritional Food Bioactive Compounds: A Comprehensive Review. Molecules. 2022 Jan 16;27(2):555.
  • Mammari N, Albert Q, Devocelle M, Kenda M, Kočevar Glavač N, Sollner Dolenc M, Mercolini L, Tóth J, Milan N, Czigle S, Varbanov M, On Behalf Of The Oemonom. Natural Products for the Prevention and Treatment of Common Cold and Viral Respiratory Infections. Pharmaceuticals (Basel). 2023 Apr 28;16(5):662.
  • Alhazmi HA, Najmi A, Javed SA, Sultana S, Al Bratty M, Makeen HA, Meraya AM, Ahsan W, Mohan S, Taha MME, Khalid A. Medicinal Plants and Isolated Molecules Demonstrating Immunomodulation Activity as Potential Alternative Therapies for Viral Diseases Including COVID-19. Front Immunol. 2021 May 13;12:637553.
  • Brigo B., Fitoterapia e gemmoterapia nella pratica clinica, La Grafica Briantea, Como 1991.
  • Campanini E., Manuale pratica di gemmoterapia, Tecniche Nuove, Milano 1996.
  • Campanini E., Dizionario di fitoterapia e piante medicinali, Tecniche Nuove, Milano 2004.
  • Camporese A., Oli essenziali e malattie infettive, Tecniche Nuove, Milano 1998.
  • European Scientific Commission on Phytotherapy., Monographs on the medicinal use of plant drugs 1997.
  • Rossi M., Tinture Madri in Fitoterapia, Studio Edizioni, Milano, 1992.
  • Piterà F., Compendio di gemmoterapia clinica, De Ferrari, Genova 2007.

CAM Benessere Psico-emotivo
(ediz. 2023)


  • Liu L, Liu C, Wang Y, Wang P, Li Y, Li B. Herbal Medicine for Anxiety, Depression and Insomnia. Curr Neuropharmacol. 2015;13(4):481-93.
  • Lakhan SE, Vieira KF. Nutritional and herbal supplements for anxiety and anxiety-related disorders: systematic review. Nutr J. 2010 Oct 7;9:42.
  • Kenda M, Kočevar Glavač N, Nagy M, Sollner Dolenc M. Medicinal Plants Used for Anxiety, Depression, or Stress Treatment: An Update. Molecules. 2022 Sep 15;27(18):6021.
  • Psychophytomedicine: an overview of clinical efficacy and phytopharmacology for treatment of depression, anxiety and insomnia

CAM Depurazione e Digestione
(ediz. 2023)


  • Pal S. Rashmi *, Pal Yogendra , Wal Ankita and Wal Pranay , Herbal Detoxifiers: An Eminent Need of Today, Current Nutrition & Food Science 2020; 16 (4)
  • Allen J, Montalto M, Lovejoy J, Weber W. Detoxification in naturopathic medicine: a survey. J Altern Complement Med. 2011 Dec;17(12):1175-80.
  • Rahimian, Aliasghar & Mehrandish, Reza. (2019). Heavy metals detoxification: A review of herbal compounds for chelation therapy in heavy metals toxicity. Journal of HerbMed Pharmacology. 8. 69-77.
  • Berrougui H, Isabelle M, Cherki M, Khalil A. Marrubium vulgare extract inhibits human-LDL oxidation and enhances HDL-mediated cholesterol efflux in THP-1 macrophage. Life Sci. 2006 Dec 14;80(2):105-12.
  • Wanner J, Bail S, Jirovetz L, Buchbauer G, Schmidt E, Gochev V, Girova T, Atanasova T, Stoyanova A. Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of cumin oil (Cuminum cyminum, Apiaceae). Nat Prod Commun. 2010 Sep;5(9):1355-8.
  • Tu Z, Moss-Pierce T, Ford P, Jiang TA. Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) extract regulates glucose and lipid metabolism by activating AMPK and PPAR pathways in HepG2 cells. J Agric Food Chem. 2013 Mar 20;61(11):2803-10.
  • Feiden T, Valduga E, Zeni J, Steffens J. Bioactive Compounds from Artichoke and Application Potential. Food Technol Biotechnol. 2023 Sep;61(3):312-327.
  • Wadhwa K, Pahwa R, Kumar M, Kumar S, Sharma PC, Singh G, Verma R, Mittal V, Singh I, Kaushik D, Jeandet P. Mechanistic Insights into the Pharmacological Significance of Silymarin. Molecules. 2022 Aug 21;27(16):5327.
  • Abenavoli L, Izzo AA, Milić N, Cicala C, Santini A, Capasso R. Milk thistle (Silybum marianum): A concise overview on its chemistry, pharmacological, and nutraceutical uses in liver diseases. Phytother Res. 2018 Nov;32(11):2202-2213.