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By Manuel Rosales-Cortes, Esther Albarran-Rodriguez, Guillermo Nolasco-Rodrguez, David Avila-Figueroa, Raul Leonel De Cervantes-Mireles, Ruben Rosales-Ramirez, Dora Manuela Garcia-Carrasco
In order to assess the impact of the early and late tissue repair of Kombucha extract on incised wounds in animal models, 24 Wistar male rats were used and divided into three groups: one of the groups received a topical cure on the wound with Brosin, and the other received the ...
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By Mindani I Watawana, Nilakshi Jayawardena, Chaminie B Gunawardhana, Viduranga Y Waisundara
Functional foods have been identified as whole foods and fortified, enriched, or enhanced products which have a potentially beneficial effect on health when consumed as part of a varied diet on a regular basis, at effective levels. As consumer awareness on functional food escalates, the ...
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HEPATOPROTECTIVE AND CURATIVE PROPERTIES OF KOMBUCHA TEA AGAINST CARBON TETRACHLORIDE-INDUCED TOXICITY
By G S Murugesan, Muthuswamy Sathishkumar, Rasu Jayabalan, A R Binupriya, Krishnaswami Swaminathan, Sei Eok Yun
Kombucha tea (KT) is a sugared black tea fermented with a symbiotic culture of acetic acid bacteria and yeasts, which is said to be tea fungus. KT is claimed to have various beneficial effects on human health, but there is very little scientific evidence available in the literature. In the ...
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HEPATOPROTECTIVE EFFECTS OF KOMBUCHA TEA AND SILYMARIN AGAINST THIOACETAMIDE INDUCED LIVER TOXICITY IN RATS
By Najmeh Kabiri, Mahboobeh Ahangar Darabi
Background and Objectives: Silybum marianum and Kombucha tea contain thousands of antioxidant compounds, which known as a drug used for hepatoprotective agents. The liver exposes many oxidant and carcinogen agents; therefore, the antioxidant compounds are beneficial for its natural health. In ...
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HEPATOPROTECTIVE EFFECTS OF KOMBUCHA TEA: IDENTIFICATION OF FUNCTIONAL STRAINS AND QUANTIFICATION OF FUNCTIONAL COMPONENTS.
By Yong Wang, Baoping Ji, Wei Wu, Ruojun Wang, Zhiwei Yang, Di Zhang, Wenli Tian
Background: Kombucha tea (KT), a traditional health beverage containing potential hepatoprotective agents, is fermented from sugared tea by a symbiotic culture of yeast and bacteria for 8 days. However, the functional strains that produce components for the hepatoprotective property of KT ...
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HEPATOPROTECTIVE PROPERTIES OF KOMBUCHA TEA AGAINST TBHP-INDUCED OXIDATIVE STRESS VIA SUPPRESSION OF MITOCHONDRIA DEPENDENT APOPTOSIS
By Semantee Bhattacharya, Ratan Gachhui, Parames C Sil
Kombucha, a fermented tea (KT), is claimed to possess many beneficial properties. Recent studies have suggested that KT prevents paracetamol and carbon tetrachloride-induced hepatotoxicity. We investigated the beneficial role of KT was against tertiary butyl hydroperoxide (TBHP) induced ...
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By Anoma Chandrasekara, Fereidoon Shahidi
There is a renewed interest in non-nutritive bioactive compounds of foods and beverages as 'lifespan nutrients' in the risk reduction of non-communicable diseases. Herbal beverages, consumed as part of a balanced diet, may improve the antioxidant status and enhance the overall health status. ...
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By Zhiwei Yang, Baoping Ji, Feng Zhou, Bo Li, Yangchao Luo, Li Yang, Tao Li
Background: Traditional kombucha tea (TKT) is produced by mixed tea fungus. We previously proposed a Gluconacetobacter sp. A4 as the key functional strain in kombucha culture because it had a strong ability to produce D-saccharic acid-1,4-lactone (DSL, a crucial functional component in KT). ...
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By Shenoy K. Chandrakala
Administration of bio-tea (1.71 ml/kg) to normal albino mice caused hypoglycemia after 30 min which reached to maximum after 2 hr with a significant decrease in blood sugar level (BSL) and became normal beyond 8 hr. In alloxan-induced diabetic albino mice, repeated treatments of bio-tea for 3 ...
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By Ahmed Aloulou, Khaled Hamden, Dhouha Elloumi, Madiha Bou Ali, Khaoula Hargafi, Bassem Jaouadi, Fatma Ayadi, Abdelfattah Elfeki, Emna Ammar
Background: Diabetes has become a serious health problem and a major risk factor associated with troublesome health complications, such as metabolism disorders and liver-kidney dysfunctions. The inadequacies associated with conventional medicines have led to a determined search for alternative ...
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