Antiinflammatory, analgesic and antioxidant activities of the fruit of Foeniculum vulgare.

  title={Antiinflammatory, analgesic and antioxidant activities of the fruit of Foeniculum vulgare.},
  author={E. Choi and J. Hwang},
  volume={75 6},
  • E. Choi, J. Hwang
  • Published 2004
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Fitoterapia
  • Oral administration (200 mg/kg) of Foeniculum vulgare fruit methanolic extract exhibited inhibitory effects against acute and subacute inflammatory diseases and type IV allergic reactions and showed a central analgesic effect. Moreover, it significantly increased the plasma superoxide dismutase (SOD) and catalase activities and the high density lipoprotein-cholesterol level. On the contrary, the malondialdehyde (MDA) (as a measure of lipid peroxidation) level was significantly decreased in F… CONTINUE READING
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