International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research

International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research


ISSN: 2455-4685

Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2018)

Seabuckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides): A repository of phytochemicals

Author(s): Tabasum Fatima, Amreen Nazir, Bazila Naseer, Syed Zameer Hussain
Abstract: 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.
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