Clinacanthus nutans Lindau is known as snake grass belonging to the Acanthaceae family. This plant has diverse and potential medicinal uses. PDF | Clinacanthus nutans is widely known in traditional medicine in Malaysia and Thailand due to its medicinal properties in treating skin rashes, insect and. Family Name: Acanthaceae. Synonyms: Clinacanthus burmanni. Common Names: Sabah Snake Grass. Chinese Name: 优顿草.

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Clinacanthus Nutans Balm 22g

Chloroform extract possessed the highest scavenging activity with the value of However the use has also been limited by genomic instability and drug resistance characteristics in certain cancer cells.

DPPH radical scavenging activity of the tested extracts was determined according to the method described by Chan et al. Hence, we sought to evaluate Clinacanthus nutans Lindau for its potential to be used as natural nutraceuticals for cancer prevention and treatment. Open in a separate window. DPPH has been widely used to measure the antioxidant property of various samples including fruits, beverages, and even plant extracts.

Past studies have shown that imbalance hutans redox homeostasis with elevated free radical production is one of the common causes of cancer initiation and progression and many other diseases [ 21 ]. At the first use, try the balm on your wrist to detect any allergic reaction. Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology.

We hypothesize that CN derivatives could be a source of cytoprotective antioxidant based anticancer regimen.


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In front of disease, the purpose is to consider that the patient seeks to restore the balance by focusing on 3 ways: This may attribute to the solubility of the extracts in different testing system and the stereoselectivity of the radicals may also contribute to different antioxidant activity of the extract [ 32 ].

Inhibition of hydrogen peroxide radicals. Under these conditions, DMSO cljnacanthus not toxic to all the cancer cell lines mentioned above. Table 2 Phyto-constituents identified in the chloroform extract of the leaves of C.

Apply a nut of balm on skin.

Therefore, it is possible that scavenging the radicals with exogenous antioxidant alone may not clincaanthus effective to eliminate the transformed cancer. Emerging role of ascorbic acid in the management of advanced breast carcinoma as a chemosensitizer.

Three different extracts were tested on eight human cancer cell lines, including human liver hepatocellular carcinoma HepG2human neuroblastoma cell line IMRhuman lung cancer cell line NCI-H23human gastric cancer cell nuutans SNU-1human colon adenocarcinoma cell line LSThuman erythroleukemia cell line Khuman cervical cancer cell line HeLahuman Burkitt’s lymphoma cell line Raji and normal cell, and human umbilical veins clinaacanthus cells HUVECs for their antiproliferative activity.

Clinacanthus nutans Lindau CNalso known as Sabah Snake Grass, from the family Acanthaceae, is a type of famous medicinal plants in Thai folklore medicine.

Abstract Clinacanthus nutans Lindau leaves CN have been used in traditional medicine but the therapeutic potential has not been explored for cancer prevention and treatment.

Clinacanthus nutans is a species of plant in Acanthaceae family.

clinacanthjs Complementary Therapies in Medicine. Here, we examined the effects of CN extracted in three different solvents: Molecular evaluation of extracellular activity of medicinal herb Clinacanthus nutans against herpes simplex virus type Clinacanthus nutans CN leaves have previously been known to have anti-inflammatory [ 28 ] and antiviral properties [ 2930 ]. Thus, scavenging the free radicals with antioxidant may prove an alternate strategy to protect normal healthy cells from DNA damage and limit the progression of cancer cells.


Damage to DNA by reactive oxygen, chlorine and nitrogen species: The anti-inflammatory effects and the inhibition of neutrophil responsiveness by Barleria lupulina and Clinacanthus nutans extracts. Plant Materials Whole plant of Clinacanthus nutans Burm.

The role of nitric oxide in cancer. Rapid colorimetric assay for cellular growth and survival: For external use only on unwounded skin.

Cancer remains one of the major health threats to Malaysian population. This observation suggests that phytochemical constituents present in chloroform extract could be used as an alternate adjunctive or chemopreventive regimen for patients at risk of cancers.

Massage balm with Clinacanthus Nutans extracts. An essential must-have to block most daily inconveniences! Retrieved from ” https: Support Center Support Center. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Damage to DNA by reactive oxygen and nitrogen species: Although vlinacanthus in CNC failed to suppress the proliferation of IMR32 cancer cells, the inhibitory benefits could still be observed using extracts in methanol and in water. RONS are commonly generated as metabolic by-products in normal cells and have an indispensable role in redox-mediated signaling.

Figure 1 showed the galvinoxyl radical scavenging activity of three types of extractions.