Abstract Title:

Chemical analysis, biological and therapeutic activities ofL. extracts.

Abstract Source:

Nat Prod Res. 2021 Jun 23:1-14. Epub 2021 Jun 23. PMID: 34160309

Abstract Author(s):

Alessio Alesci, Anthea Miller, Roberta Tardugno, Simona Pergolizzi

Article Affiliation:

Alessio Alesci


TheL. is a very well-known and widely used plant, especially for its nutritional qualities. Its extracts from leaves and fruits are widely used in contrasting and preventing various pathologies. In this review, the collected data highlight important chemical analyses and biological effects of this plant extracts. It exhibits cholesterol-lowering, hypoglycemic, cytotoxic, antibacterial, neuroprotective, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and hypotensive activities. The results show that extracts fromcould be used as a food additive in the supplementary treatment of many diseases.

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