Hyphaene thebaica is distributed from Senegal and Gambia eastwards to Somalia, and is especially common between latitudes 8°N and 12°N. The Beneficial Dietary Hypotensive and Hypolipidaemic Effects of Hyphaene Thebaica (Doum). The Internet Journal of Alternative Medicine. Volume 7 . The doum palm (Hyphaene thebaica) is a type palm tree which has a wood texture and has edible oval fruits and the origin native to upper Egypt. The trunk of.
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Wood produced from the male palm is considered better than that of the female.
The National Cholesterol Education Program defines the syndrome by the presence of three or more of the five risk factors given below:. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Publisher Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit; Germany Year ISBN Description A well-researched thebaia, usually with more than one photograph of each species and good information on the plant and its uses.
A type of ApoA-I has also been shown to have a statistically significant effect in reducing reversing plaque build-up on arterial walls Chiesa and Sirtori, The bark is smooth, dark gray and contains the scars of fallen leaves.
The flavour of the red-orange fruit is frequently likened to that of gingerbread. Readable yet also very detailed. In addition, they interfere with solubilization of cholesterol in the digestive tract of rats, thereby reducing cholesterol absorption Raederstorff hypgaene al. Author Hypheane Ahmed A. Doum palm was considered sacred by the Ancient Egyptiansand the seed was found in many pharaoh’s tombs.
Biological Activities of the Doum Palm (Hyphaene thebaica L.) Extract and Its Bioactive Components
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Decreased tumor necrosis factor-induced adhesion of human monocytes to endothelial cells after moderate alcohol consumption. The antioxidant activity increased when extract concentration increased [ 27 ]. The domesticated cashew tree is native to the New World but commercially…. Moreover, the ethyl acetate extract of doum fruit was active against five pathogenic bacteria, Staphylococcus aureusEscherichia coliBacellussubtilisPseudomonas aeruginosa and Klebsiella pneumonia while methanol extract was active against Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Klebsiella pneumonia.
If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. The phenolic content of doum was determined by using HPLC and recorded the presence of four major compounds correspond to Gallic acid, Quercetin glucoside, Kaempferol rhamnoglucoside, Dimethyoxy quercetin rhamnoglucoside, respectively.
Baker Image credit to Palmweb. Male and female flowers are produced on separate trees. Aim of the study This study was done to investigate the effects of dietary supplementation with Doum Hyphaene thebaicaas a natural nutrient containing flavonoids, tannins and saponins, on blood pressure, blood lipids and lipoproteins in hypertensive patients.
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Anticancer activity of doum fruit extracts Free radicals can react with biomolecules, causing extensive damage to DNA, protein, and lipid, which are considered to be related to aging, degenerative diseases of aging, cancer [ 4849 ]. Setting a blood pressure goal for the patient; having patients monitor their blood pressure at home.
Antimicrobial activity of doum fruit extracts Methanol and aqueous extracts of doum fruit showed higherantibacterial activity uyphaene Gram-positive bacteria and Gram-positive bacteria except for Listeria monocytogeneswhere only a slight inhibition was observed [ 27 ]. Saponins, a new cholesterol fighter, found in red wine. Fruiting plant Photograph by: Editor Publisher Kew Publishing, London. The first fruits are produced after 6—8 years.
Preliminary biochemical and haematological effects of aqueous suspension of pulp of Hyphaene thebaica L Mart in rats.
In Eritrea it plays an important role in food security: Furthermore, untreated seeds had much lower germination than seeds with the pericarp removed and bare nuts pericarp and endocarp removed. In contrast, high density lipoprotein HDL particles have been identified as a mechanism by which cholesterol can be removed from atheroma.
The anticancer activity will be useful in early eliminating any newly formed neoplastic cells that are not clinically detectable. To obtain weaving material, the segments are separated and are made supple by wetting them, the midvein is removed, and the blade is divided into strips, with the width depending on the article to be made.
An in-depth phytochemical investigation hyphadne the presence of 14 compounds Figure 5: Moreover, lowering the blood concentration of triglycerides helps to lower the amount of LDL. Raising high-density lipoprotein cholesterol with reduction of cardiovascular risk: It is well-known that plant phenolic compounds are highly effective free radical scavengers Figure 6.
It is a native to the Arabian Peninsula and also to the northern half of Africa  where it is widely distributed and tends to grow in places where groundwater is present.
Special thanks to Palmweb. Doum nut Written By: The significant increase in white blood cells caused by crude mesocarp extract of H. Antioxidant activity of doum fruit extracts Doum is one of the commonly consumed traditional beverages in Egypt and is rich in polyphenolic compounds.
Figure 7 Table 4: A significant decrease in blood glucose, cholesterol, triglycerides and total lipid levels was observed after 1 and 2 months of administration of the decoction of doum fruits [ 21 ]. A complex set of biochemical reactions regulates the oxidation of LDL, chiefly stimulated by presence of free radicals in the endothelium Cromwell and Otvos, ; Tnebaica et al.
There is a strong inverse relationship between triglyceride level and HDL level.