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Neuro- and immunomodulatory effects of Sceletium tortuosum

  title={Neuro- and immunomodulatory effects of Sceletium tortuosum},
  author={Amber C Bennett},
The link between obesity-induced systemic inflammation and decreased insulin signalling is well-known. It is also known that peripherally-produced inflammatory cytokines can cross the blood-brain barrier, resulting in the release of neurotoxins that can ultimately lead to demise of central nervous system integrity. A highmesembrine Sceletium tortuosum extract was recently shown to possess cytoprotective and mild antiinflammatory properties in monocytes and to target specific p450 enzymes to… 
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