Resveratrol is a polyphenolic antitoxin found in a variety of plant species, such as peanuts, berries, and grapes. It is most commonly found in the roots of knotgrass.Resveratrol has been used for hundreds of years in Asia to treat inflammation.
The benefits of resveratrol
(1) Antipyretic and analgesic effects
Resveratrol has been shown to have antipyretic and analgesic effects in several ways.Pharmacologists have shown in experiments on rats that resveratrol can give the gastric mucosa resistance to stress ulcers caused by suppressed gastric secretion without affecting blood pressure.
(2) Anticancer effect
Resveratrol affects the discontinuous stages of cancer by regulating signal transduction pathways that control cell division and growth, apoptosis, inflammation, angiogenesis and metastasis.
Resveratrol and Derivatives for the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer, published in the journal Drug Discovery Today in 2010, systematically reviewed the anticancer activity of Resveratrol and its derivatives, and pointed out that Resveratrol and its derivatives had highly effective anticancer activity.
(3) Antioxidant effect
Resveratrol is a natural antioxidant found in a variety of plants. It plays an antioxidant role mainly through scavenging or inhibiting the generation of oxidative free radicals to inhibit lipid peroxidation and regulate the activity of relevant enzymes in antioxidant function.When the blood content of resveratrol was 1.3 g/mL or above, it could significantly inhibit the lipid peroxidation hemolysis of rat red blood cells, and significantly inhibit the lipid peroxidation of rat skin, heart, kidney and other organs.
The pharmacological function of resveratrol in inhibiting or eliminating oxidative free radicals has attracted extensive attention of researchers. It is involved in many physiological diseases closely related to human health, such as atherosclerosis, drug-induced and viral hepatitis, acute or chronic gastric ulcer, and allergic reactions.
(4) Anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects
The combination of microorganisms and inflammatory responses is responsible for many skin diseases, such as staphylococcus aureus infection with hair follicles and hair folliculitis.Redness and itching are common signs of tinea pedis, tinea femoris and tinea somalis.A combination of anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory therapy is an ideal treatment for alleviating this skin condition.Therefore, researchers have further explored whether resveratrol has antimicrobial activities against bacteria and fungi.