Flavonoids of an extract of Pterospartum tridentatum showing endothelial protection against oxidative injury.

@article{Vitor2004FlavonoidsOA,
  title={Flavonoids of an extract of Pterospartum tridentatum showing endothelial protection against oxidative injury.},
  author={Rute Filipe Vitor and Helder Dias Mota-Filipe and Generosa Teixeira and Carlos Borges and Ana Isabel Rodrigues and Adriano Teixeira and Alexandra Paulo},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2004},
  volume={93 2-3},
  pages={363-70}
}
Pterospartum tridentatum is a Leguminosae that grows spontaneously in Portugal. The flowers are used in popular medicine for the treatment of throat irritation conditions and in herbal mixtures for diabetes. Diabetic vascular complications are due, among other reasons, to increased oxidative stress and for that reason antioxidants are believed to be beneficial for the diabetic patient. The flower water extract of this herbal drug showed dose-dependent protective effect of cultured human… CONTINUE READING

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