Hepatoprotector from herbal plants to treat liver disease
Have you previously heard of the term hepatoprotector? In the medical world may term hepatoprotector already familiar. Here we will find out what it is hepatoprotector?
Hepatoprotector (liver protective) is a drug compound that has an effect teurapeutik, to restore, maintain, and treat the damage from liver function. How It Works hepatoprotector is to provide protection to the liver from damage caused by toxins, drugs, and other disorders.
Disease that requires hepatoprotector among others hepatitis, liver cancer / cirrhosis of the liver, gallstones, liver insufficiency, inflammation of the gall bladder, jaundice or jaundice, and fatty liver.
Until now there is no drug approved as hepatoprotector, but there are some herbal plants which are recognized as hepatoprotector. Herbal plants used for medicinal purposes can be given in pill form, powder, or brewed. Herbal plants useful or potentially as hepatoprotector are the leaves, stems, fruits, roots, flowers, and seeds.
Ability herbal as hepatoprotector is known by various mechanisms, among which is the presence of anti-inflammatory potential, the ability as an antioxidant, and kolekinetik choleretic effect, increasing the regeneration of liver cells by increasing protein synthesis, and maintain the integrity of cell membranes.
Studies hepatoprotector effects of medicinal plants has now been mostly done. Ministry of Health has stated in the “References herbal preparation”, simplisia as we know it from the the plant Paniculata (Andrographis paniculata Nees.), Turmeric (Curcuma domestica), and ginger (Curcuma xanthorrizha) is a plant that has an effect recognized as hepatoprotector.