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Department
Biopharmaceutical sciences
Course
BPS1101
Professor
William Ogilvie
Semester
Winter

Description
Review of Nutriceuticals - $20 billion industry Ginko biloba - contains ginkolides, which increases circulation in the brain (no improvement in brain function however) - interferes with blood clotting – anticoagulant Saw palmento - used for prostate hyperplastia, doesn’t work Garlic - Adolphus Hohensee’s “garlic cleansing” - used by Egyptians to improve strength - allicin is active ingredient but very unstable compound - garlic does not decrease cholestero alliin ---------- allicin alliinase St John’s Wart - taken for depression but doesn’t work - however, affects 50% of medication (increased liver function) Grapefruit - inhibits liv
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