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- Chompoo, Jamnian; Upadhyay, Atul; Fukuta, Masakazu; Tawata, Shinkichi
- BMC complementary and alternative medicine 2012 v.12 no.1 pp. 106
- Alpinia zerumbet, etc ; 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl; alternative medicine; antioxidant activity; antioxidants; bioactive compounds; chronic exposure; collagenase; elastase; enzyme activity; free radicals; health promotion; hyaluronoglucosaminidase; inhibitory concentration 50; oxidative stress; rhizomes; skin diseases; Ryukyu Archipelago; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: The skin is chronically exposed to endogenous and environmental pro-oxidant agents, leading to the harmful generation of reactive oxygen species. Antioxidant is vital substances which possess the ability to protect the body from damage cause by free radicals induce oxidative stress. Alpinia zerumbet, a traditionally important economic plant in Okinawa, contains several interesting bioa ...
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