Hovenia dulcis Thunb, a food supplement and traditional medicine used in East Asia, has been demonstrated to exhibit hepatoprotective, antimicrobial, neuroprotective, and anti-oxidant activities. To evaluate the anti-oxidant.activities of H.dulcis in STZ-induced diabetic mice, the different extracting solvents were employed to compare the antioxidant activity by the classical Fenton’s reagent, the concentrations of SOD, MDA, and iNOS in the serum were determined. The results showed that the ethanol (7%) exhibited the most effective antioxidant activity and dose-dependently upregulation of SOD and downregulation of MDA and iNOS significantly in STZ-induced diabetic mice. These indicated that H.dulcis displayed remarkable anti-diabetic activity
- Antihangover medicine, counteracts acute alcohol intoxication and withdrawal symptoms, have the effect of sedative sober.
- Have fight lipid peroxidation and lower blood pressure and action.
- Used for Anti-Alcohol Supplement, drink, Anti-Alcohol Tea etc.