Journal of
Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy

  • Abbreviation: J. Pharmacognosy Phytother.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2502
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 211

Table of Content: November 2016; 8(11)

November 2016

Antioxidant, hypolipidemic and preventive effect of Hawthorn (Crataegus oxyacantha) on alcoholic liver damage in rats

The use of alcoholic beverages is more common and accepted by our society despite the health risks. Alcohol catabolism produces free radicals that cause oxidative stress and damage in liver principally. Hawthorn (Crataegus oxyacantha) is a medicinal plant that has been shown to have wide variety of polyphenolic compounds with antioxidant and hypolipidemic effect. The objective of this study was the evaluation of...

Author(s): José Luis Martínez-Rodríguez, Claudia Araceli Reyes-Estrada, Rosalinda Gutiérrez-Hernández and Jesús Adrián López