The protective effects of Acanthopanax senticosus Harms aqueous extracts against oxidative stress: role of Nrf2 and antioxidant enzymes.

@article{Wang2010ThePE,
  title={The protective effects of Acanthopanax senticosus Harms aqueous extracts against oxidative stress: role of Nrf2 and antioxidant enzymes.},
  author={Xinyu Wang and Chun Xue Hai and Xiaofei Liang and S Xiaofeng Yu and W. M. Zhang and Yao Lan Li},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2010},
  volume={127 2},
  pages={424-32}
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Acanthopanax senticosus (Rupr.et Maxim.) Harms, classified into the family of Araliaceae, is used in a variety of diseases in traditional Chinese system of medicine including hypertension, ischemic heart disease and hepatitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Different doses (75 mg/kg, 150 mg/kg and 300 mg/kg) of aqueous extracts of Acanthopanax senticosus Harms were evaluated for the antioxidant activity against oxidative stress in mice induced by tert-butyl hydroperoxide… CONTINUE READING