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Abstract Title:

Punicic acid: A striking health substance to combat metabolic syndromes in humans.

Abstract Source:

Lipids Health Dis. 2017 May 30 ;16(1):99. Epub 2017 May 30. PMID: 28558700

Abstract Author(s):

Muhmmad Asim Shabbir, Moazzam Rafiq Khan, Muhammad Saeed, Imran Pasha, Anees Ahmed Khalil, Naila Siraj

Article Affiliation:

Muhmmad Asim Shabbir


Punicic acid, a bioactive compound of pomegranate seed oil has gained wide attention for their therapeutic potential. Different studies conducted on animal and human models have revealed that punicic acid is very effective against various chronic diseases. Substantial laboratory works has been carried out to elaborate punicic acid effectiveness and mechanism of action in animals. The intention of this review article is to explore the facts about the clinical trials of punicic acid and to discuss different future strategies that can be employed to use it in human clinical trials. Although punicic acid may represent a novel therapeutic unconventional approach for some disorders, still further experimental studies are required to demonstrate its effects in human beings.

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