detoxicant


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detoxicant

(dē-tŏk′sĭ-kĭnt) [″ + ″]
Any agent, e.g., activated charcoal, that removes toxins from the body.
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It has been observed to have latent-heat-clearing, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory and detoxicant actions (Kim et al.
Lim, "150 kDa glycoprotein isolated from Solanum nigrum Linne enhances activities of detoxicant enzymes and lowers plasmic cholesterol in mouse," Pharmacological Research, vol.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it is used against pain, as an antitussive (for bronchitis and whooping cough), anti-inflammatory, and detoxicant. Moreover, in eastern Asia it was valued as a remedy against cancer, jaundice, gout, toothache, and peptic ulcers.
It is commonly used as an expectorant, detoxicant, reduce fever, arrest coughing, alleviating spasmodic pain, and potentiate the effect of various other herbs (Chinese Pharmacopoeia Commission 2005; Bo et al.
Moreover during oxidative stress well-known detoxicant and eliminator of xenobiotics, GSH is thought to be increased, due to the capacity of cells to rapidly up regulate GSH synthesis (Yonamine et al., 1996; Shelly, 1999; Woods et al., 1999).
is described as a pungent tasting herb with good properties and is used for treating hypertension and edema, and as a detoxicant, diuretic, antiinflammatory, antipyretic, antipumlent and diuretic agent (Probstle and Bauer, 1992).
Detoxicants: Chilies acts as detoxifiers as they remove waste products from our body and increases supply nutrients to the tissues.
These compounds have shown biologic activity in their isolated form as antioxidants, analgesics, anti-inflammatories, immune stimulants, antineoplastics, detoxicants, membrane regulators, and hormones.