Anti–aging Activities Associated with Grape Seeds -A Review

Pharmacognosy Review,2008,4,4,303-308.
Published:July-2008
Type:Review articles
Authors:
Author(s) affiliations:

Mustafa G*a., Ansari S.H.a, Imtiyaz M.a, Bhat Z.A.b

aHerbal Cosmetics & Immunomodulatory Lab, Department of Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Jamia Hamdard, Hamdard Nagar New Delhi -110062, India.

bDepatment of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar, J & K- 190006, India

*Address for correspondence to: Gh.Mustafa Khan, Herbal Cosmetics & Immunomodulatory Lab, Department of Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Jamia Hamdard, Hamdard Nagar New Delhi -110062, India.

Abstract:

Radical scavengers have attracted special interest because they can protect the human body from free radicals that may cause many diseases including cancer and lead to the aging process. The compounds isolated from grape seeds have found to be efficient free radical scavengers even at the weak concentrations. This review is written keeping in view the potential benefits of grape seeds in a wide variety of ailments and to describe their anti – aging properties.