Medicinal benefits from the use of Black pepper, Curcuma and Ginger

Obrazek miniatury
Bober, Zuzanna
Stępień, Agnieszka
Aebisher, David
Ożóg, Łukasz
Bartusik-Aebisher, Dorota
Tytuł czasopisma
Tytuł tomu
Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Rzeszowskiego
Introduction. Black pepper, Curcuma and Ginger are three of the most popular and most frequently used spices. Due to their beneficial medical and pharmacological properties, they are increasingly appreciated phytotheraputic plants. Most of their actions are attributed to their biochemical compositions. Aim. Our intention is to equip the reader with the information and knowledge necessary to understand the role of natural products in the drug discovery process and to enable the assessment of potential benefits and harms of plant-based medicines when advising patients who wish to use them. Material and methods. Analysis of literature. Results. In this paper, we reviewed the use of Black pepper, Curcuma and Ginger documented in the treatment of colds and flu, support for immunity, but also use in digestive ailments and beneficial effects on the cardiovascular system and immune system.
Słowa kluczowe
medicinal plants , phythotherapy , Black pepper , Curcuma , Ginger
European Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine T. 16, z. 2 (2018), s. 133–145