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Aquilaria species as potential anti-inflammatory agents-A review on in vitro and in vivo studies

A. Eissa, Manar and Hashim, Yumi Zuhanis Has-Yun and Mohd Salleh, Hamzah and Abd Azziz, Saripah Salbiah and Md Isa, Muhammad Lokman and Abd Warif, Nor Malia and Ahmad Nor, Yusilawati and M. El-Kersh, Dina and Abdullah Sani, Muhamad Shirwan (2020) Aquilaria species as potential anti-inflammatory agents-A review on in vitro and in vivo studies. Indian Journal of Natural Products and Resources, 11 (3). pp. 141-154. ISSN 0976-0504 E-ISSN 0976-0512

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In the current review article, the studies conducted to investigate the anti-inflammatory activity of Aquilaria species are compiled and summarized. Since inflammation is the underlying cause of many diseases, the encounter of effective and safe biomedical anti-inflammatory compounds has become the focus of recent researches. Aquilaria species were known to possess a wide spectrum of pharmacological activities, among which anti-inflammatory activity has been reported in many in vitro and in vivo studies. Chromones, sesquiterpenoids, flavonoids, benzophenones and phorbol esters were the major anti-inflammatory compounds isolated from Aquilaria species. The objective of this review paper is to extend researches on the anti-inflammatory activity of different parts of Aquilaria species and support their future use in natural pharmaceutical preparations for the treatment of inflammation-associated conditions.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3774/84448
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aquilaria, Agarwood, Inflammation, Anti-inflammatory, Secondary metabolites.
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): International Institute for Halal Research and Training (INHART)
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2020 16:17
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2020 16:17
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/84448

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