Published in Cardiovascular Week, November 6th, 2006
"Fox nut or gorgon nut (Euryale ferox-Family Nymphaeaceae), popularly known as makhana, has been widely used in traditional oriental medicine to cure a variety of diseases including kidney problems, chronic diarrhea, excessive leucorrhoea and hypofunction of the spleen. Based on the recent studies revealing antioxidant activities of Euryale ferox and its glucosides composition, we sought to determine if Euryale ferox seeds (makhana) could reduce myocardial ischemic reperfusion injury."
S. Das and colleagues at University of...
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