International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research


International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research


International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research
International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research
Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2018)

Seabuckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides): A repository of phytochemicals


Tabasum Fatima, Amreen Nazir, Bazila Naseer, Syed Zameer Hussain

An increased evidence of positive effects of phytochemicals in disease prevention has lead to scientific analysis of many plant materials for their bioactive constituents. Sea buckthorn (SBT) is known to be a good source of antioxidants and other bioactive components which have been found to exert positive effects on human health. A number of pharmacological activities such as cytoprotective, anti-stress, immunomodulatory, hepatoprotective, radioprotective, anti-atherogenic, anti-tumor, anti-microbial and tissue regeneration have been reported in seabuckthorn. Bioactive compounds present in Seabuckthorn may serve as good ingredients for development of functional foods.
Pages : 09-12