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A Review on the Biological Effects of some Natural Products


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1 Department of Pharmacy, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University, Piparia, Vadodara – 391760, Gujarat, India
2 Parul Institute of Pharmacy & Research, Parul University, Vadodara – 391760, Gujarat, India
 

This review is a compilation of a number of preclinical studies of the natural products for their biological activities. Many natural products studied for their biological activities are either in the form of herbal formulations or plant extracts. They showed antihypertensive, antilipidemic, antidiabetic, antioxidant, antianxiety, hepatoprotective, and many other activities. Many post graduate and doctoral students took part in studying the biological activities of these natural products. This comprehensive review will give an impetus for young research workers to explore the possibility of more biological activities on these natural products for the future studies to combat diseases.

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Antioxidants, Hepatoprotective, Herbal Medicine, Ischemia Reperfusion, Natural Products, Type 2 Diabetes.
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Authors

Ramachandran Balaraman
Department of Pharmacy, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University, Piparia, Vadodara – 391760, Gujarat, India
G. Parmar
Department of Pharmacy, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University, Piparia, Vadodara – 391760, Gujarat, India
Rajesh A. Maheshwari
Department of Pharmacy, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University, Piparia, Vadodara – 391760, Gujarat, India
Sugreev Dwivedi Anuj
Parul Institute of Pharmacy & Research, Parul University, Vadodara – 391760, Gujarat, India

Abstract


This review is a compilation of a number of preclinical studies of the natural products for their biological activities. Many natural products studied for their biological activities are either in the form of herbal formulations or plant extracts. They showed antihypertensive, antilipidemic, antidiabetic, antioxidant, antianxiety, hepatoprotective, and many other activities. Many post graduate and doctoral students took part in studying the biological activities of these natural products. This comprehensive review will give an impetus for young research workers to explore the possibility of more biological activities on these natural products for the future studies to combat diseases.

Keywords


Antioxidants, Hepatoprotective, Herbal Medicine, Ischemia Reperfusion, Natural Products, Type 2 Diabetes.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/jnr%2F2020%2F25581