THE IMPORTANCE OF THE MEDICINAL PLANT NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE L. IN THE ANTICANCER ACTIVITY RESEARCH

Keywords: antiviral, antiinflammatory,diuretic, expectorant, anti-diabetic, hepatoprotective, antihyperlipidemic and anticancer

Abstract

Cancer is known as one of the main cause of deathworldwide. It is difficult to discover nove lagents that selectively kill tumor cels or inhibit their proliferation without general toxicity.  Searching for more active, more selective and less toxic compounds are the main targets of cancer researchs. Nasturtium  officinale L. has been used for a long time as a food and  medicinal plant widely distrubuted areas of world for ages.Main therapeutic effect of plant is because of rich  essential nutrients as well as non-essential health-promoting phytochemicals phenolics and glucosinolates. The plant  has antiviral, antiinflammatory,diuretic, expectorant, anti-diabetic, hepatoprotective, antihyperlipidemic and anticancer  properties. The aim of this study is to review the Nasturtium officinale L. compounds and search for their effects against various cancer cell lines.

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Published
2019-04-30
How to Cite
YALÇINKAYA, E., ÖZGÜÇ, S., TÖRER, Y. O., & ZEYBEK, U. (2019). THE IMPORTANCE OF THE MEDICINAL PLANT NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE L. IN THE ANTICANCER ACTIVITY RESEARCH. JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC PERSPECTIVES, 3(2), 159-164. https://doi.org/10.26900/jsp.3.016
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Natural Science