Curry leaves for brain health

M. M. Essa, Selvaraju Subash, S. Parvathy, A. Meera, Gilles J. Guillemin, Mushtaq A. Memon, T. Manivasagam

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Abstract

In the present era, together with the advancement of lifestyles, dreadful illnesses are afflicting society at an alarming rate. The risk of brain disorders is one of the major issues that require an effective solution. The underlying route of pathogenesis of many of these disorders is naïve; oxidative stress, followed by free radical attack and mitochondrial dysfunction can be considered as the prime reasons for many of the neurodegenerative diseases. Still, medical sciences remain clueless regarding an appropriate therapeutic strategy for these disorders. It would be highly beneficial to consider the potential of many natural plants or their parts in treating these ailments. Curry leaves (M. koenigii) is one among them, found to possess many medical properties. Recent studies suggest that antioxidants and polyphenols present in the M. koenigii help in delaying the onset and reducing the extent of cognitive disorders. Here we are summarizing the beneficial effects of curry leaves for brain health.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFood and Brain Health
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Pages97-102
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9781631177385, 9781631177347
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014

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Life Style
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Antioxidants
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antioxidants
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Essa, M. M., Subash, S., Parvathy, S., Meera, A., Guillemin, G. J., Memon, M. A., & Manivasagam, T. (2014). Curry leaves for brain health. In Food and Brain Health (pp. 97-102). Nova Science Publishers, Inc..

Curry leaves for brain health. / Essa, M. M.; Subash, Selvaraju; Parvathy, S.; Meera, A.; Guillemin, Gilles J.; Memon, Mushtaq A.; Manivasagam, T.

Food and Brain Health. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2014. p. 97-102.

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Essa, MM, Subash, S, Parvathy, S, Meera, A, Guillemin, GJ, Memon, MA & Manivasagam, T 2014, Curry leaves for brain health. in Food and Brain Health. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., pp. 97-102.
Essa MM, Subash S, Parvathy S, Meera A, Guillemin GJ, Memon MA et al. Curry leaves for brain health. In Food and Brain Health. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 2014. p. 97-102
Essa, M. M. ; Subash, Selvaraju ; Parvathy, S. ; Meera, A. ; Guillemin, Gilles J. ; Memon, Mushtaq A. ; Manivasagam, T. / Curry leaves for brain health. Food and Brain Health. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2014. pp. 97-102
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