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Default Common Herbs May Provide Anti-Inflammatory Effects and More

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The supplements tested demonstrated varying degrees of COX enzyme inhibition (5-85% for COX-1 and 13-28% for COX-2). Interestingly, extracts of garlic (Meijer), ginkgo (Solaray), ginseng (Nature's Way), Siberian ginseng (GNC, Nutrilite, Solaray, Natrol), kava kava (GNC, Sundown, Solaray) and St John's wort (Nutrilite) selectively inhibited COX-2 enzyme. These supplements also inhibited lipid peroxidation in vitro (5-99%).



The results indicated that the consumption of these botanical supplements studied possess health benefits
http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/c...10194/ABSTRACT
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