Rosmarinic Acid as Potential Anti-Inflammatory Agent

Author(s): Carmela Colica, Laura Di Renzo, Vincenzo Aiello, Antonino De Lorenzo, Ludovico Abenavoli*.

Journal Name: Reviews on Recent Clinical Trials

Volume 13 , Issue 4 , 2018

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Abstract:

Rosmarinus officinalis L. (Lamiaceae), popularly known as rosemary, is used for food flavoring, and in folk medicine, as an antispasmodic, analgesic, anti-rheumatic, diuretic, and antiepileptic agent. Rosemary is an herb widely used in folk medicine, cosmetics, and phytotherapy and for flavoring of food products. Studies have focused on various biological activities of the secondary metabolites of this plant, such as rosmarinic acid, which have powerful antioxidant, hepato-protective, antimicrobial, anti-nociceptive, and anti-inflammatory properties.

Keywords: Anti-oxidant, cytokines, phytotherapy, Rosmarinus officinalis, rosmarinic acid, anti-inflammatory agent.

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VOLUME: 13
ISSUE: 4
Year: 2018
Page: [240 - 242]
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.2174/157488711304180911095818

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