Propolis to curb lifestyle related disorders: an overview

Saeed, Farhan, Ahmad, Rabia Shabir, Arshad, Muhamad Umair, Niaz, Bushra, Batool, Rizwana, Naz, Rabia and Suleria, Hafiz Ansar Rasul (2016) Propolis to curb lifestyle related disorders: an overview. International Journal of Food Properties, 19 2: 420-437. doi:10.1080/10942912.2012.745131


Author Saeed, Farhan
Ahmad, Rabia Shabir
Arshad, Muhamad Umair
Niaz, Bushra
Batool, Rizwana
Naz, Rabia
Suleria, Hafiz Ansar Rasul
Title Propolis to curb lifestyle related disorders: an overview
Journal name International Journal of Food Properties   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1532-2386
1094-2912
Publication date 2016-02-01
Year available 2015
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1080/10942912.2012.745131
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 19
Issue 2
Start page 420
End page 437
Total pages 18
Place of publication New York, NY United States
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Language eng
Abstract The natural products are gaining immense importance in the domain of nutrition to prevent various maladies and improve the quality of life. Among these, natural exudates are of significant worth as these biochemical compounds are released by various living entities having pharmacological properties for utilization in various drug developments. These natural exudates are the promising source for the discovery of new medications. Numerous bioactive moieties collected by honeybees from exudates and buds of particular trees and plants, considered to be utilized as defensive barrier with special reference to propolis. It generally contains numerous biochemical components, i.e., polyphenols, steroids, terpenoids, and amino acids. They also contain isoferulic acid, sinapinic acid, caffeic acid, and chrysin responsible for antibacterial perspectives. With special attention to propolis, it has been utilized in folk medicines due to several of its therapeutic activities, i.e., antioxidant, antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and anticancer properties. In this context, it is extensively used in foodstuffs and beverages to improve health related disorders like inflammation, diabetes, heart disease, protects injured gums, and cancer insurgence. Moreover, it has been used to curtail stomatology, gastroenterology, skin lesions, and otorhinolaryngologic and respiration diseases.
Keyword Exudates
Phytochemicals
Propolis
Nutrition
Cardiovascular diseases
Cancer
Functional benefits
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
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