Oral administration of geraniol ameliorates acute experimental murine colitis by inhibiting pro-inflammatory cytokines and NF-κB signaling.

@article{Medicherla2015OralAO,
  title={Oral administration of geraniol ameliorates acute experimental murine colitis by inhibiting pro-inflammatory cytokines and NF-κB signaling.},
  author={Kanakaraju Medicherla and Bidya Dhar Sahu and Madhusudana Kuncha and Jerald Mahesh Kumar and G. Sudhakar and Ramakrishna Sistla},
  journal={Food & function},
  year={2015},
  volume={6 9},
  pages={
          2984-95
        }
}
Ulcerative colitis is associated with a considerable reduction in the quality of life of patients. The use of phyto-ingredients is becoming an increasingly attractive approach for the management of colitis. Geraniol is a monoterpene with anti-inflammatory and antioxidative properties. In this study, we investigated the therapeutic potential of geraniol as a complementary and alternative medicine against dextran sulphate sodium (DSS)-induced ulcerative colitis in mice. Disease activity indices… CONTINUE READING
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