Flavonoids and Phenolic Acids from Oregano: Occurrence, Biological Activity and Health Benefits

  title={Flavonoids and Phenolic Acids from Oregano: Occurrence, Biological Activity and Health Benefits},
  author={Erick P Guti{\'e}rrez-Grijalva and Manuel A Picos-Salas and Nayely Leyva-L{\'o}pez and Marilyn S Criollo-Mendoza and Gabriela Vazquez-Olivo and J Basilio Heredia},
Several herb species classified as oregano have been widely used in folk medicine to alleviate inflammation-related diseases, respiratory and digestive disorders, headaches, rheumatism, diabetes and others. These potential health benefits are partially attributed to the phytochemical compounds in oregano such as flavonoids (FL) and phenolic acids (PA). Flavonoids and phenolic acids are among the most abundant and most studied phytochemicals in oregano species. Epidemiological, in vitro and in… CONTINUE READING
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