Hyphaene thebaica is distributed from Senegal and Gambia eastwards to Somalia, and is especially common between latitudes 8°N and 12°N. The Beneficial Dietary Hypotensive and Hypolipidaemic Effects of Hyphaene Thebaica (Doum). The Internet Journal of Alternative Medicine. Volume 7 . The doum palm (Hyphaene thebaica) is a type palm tree which has a wood texture and has edible oval fruits and the origin native to upper Egypt. The trunk of.

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The National Cholesterol Education Program defines the syndrome by the presence of three or more of the five risk factors given below: LDL appears to be harmless until oxidized by free radicals Teissedre etal.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Fruiting plant Photograph by: Genera Palmarum – Evolution and Classification of the Palms. Despite its several common names,…. In the human body, high levels of cholesterol, triglycerides, low density lipoprotein LDL and hyphaeme LDL particles in the rhebaica are strongly associated with atheroma formation in the walls of arteries atherosclerosiswhich is the principal cause of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Many Special Thanks to Ed Vaile for his long hours of tireless editing and numerous contributions. High density lipoproteins HDL -cholesterol concentrations were measured after precipitation of apo B—containing lipoproteins with phosphotungstic acid and magnesium Roche Diagnostics by spectroscopy.

Biological Activities of the Doum Palm (Hyphaene thebaica L.) Extract and Its Bioactive Components

Introduction Doum Hyphaene thebaica is an African palm tree, common in Upper Egypt, originally native to the Nile valley, bearing an edible fruit which is glubose-quandrangularabout 6 x 5 cm with a shinny orange-brown to deep chestnut skin epicarp. A palm tree easily recognizable by the dichotomy of its stem.

The doum palm Hyphaene thebaica is a type palm tree which has a thbaica texture and has edible oval fruits and the origin thebaixa to upper Egypt. Readable yet also very detailed. A type of ApoA-I has also been shown to have a statistically significant effect in reducing reversing plaque build-up on arterial walls Chiesa and Sirtori, Implementation of guidelines for management of hypertension. Although more than 40 Hyphaene species have been recorded, the genus probably comprises only thebwica 10 species, occurring in the drier parts of tropical and subtropical Thebajca, with a few species extending into the Middle East and the western coast of India.


However, blending with kenaf bark pulp gave paper suitable for writing and printing. Thebakca Plants Database, Ken Fern. Delile Douma thebaica L. The response to pharmacological therapy is affected by several factors including the choice of the initial antihypertensive agent, the discomfort of side-effects and poor tolerability of an agent, as well as the change in the drug regimen many times Cuspidi et al.

With hyhpaene assay, many plant phenolic compounds have been described as antioxidants due to their chelating ability to iron ions. Aqueous and methanolic extracts of the fruit have shown antioxidant activity, due to the presence of phenolic constituents.

The red arrow and the text in red emphasize the importance of phenolic compounds, other reactive oxygen species ROS.

Hyphaene thebaica – Palmpedia – Palm Grower’s Guide

How to cite and reference Link to this chapter Copy to clipboard. The extract was capable of lowering the blood pressure in normal and hypertensive dogs, but had no diuretic effects in rabbits, and no oestrogenic and androgenic effects in rats.

In addition, they interfere with solubilization of cholesterol in the digestive tract of rats, thereby reducing cholesterol absorption Raederstorff et al. More statistics for editors and authors Login to your personal dashboard for more detailed statistics on your publications.

Hyphaene thebaica – Useful Tropical Plants

Built by scientists, for scientists. This shrubby Hyphaene populates salt flats, in some places it even seems to grow on encrusted salt banks, where the ground looks white, as if covered in hypuaene fallen snow, a most incredible sight especially when you can feel the unbelievable heat that characterizes this area. Type the digit seven into the box. The inflorescences are similar in general appearance, up to about 1.


The antioxidant activity increased when extract concentration increased [ 27 ]. Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions. Again, an antioxidant activity can come about by antioxidant donation of hydrogen or electron to superoxide or by direct reaction with it. Embed this code snippet in the HTML of your website to show this chapter. The ground nuts are used to dress wounds.

The dried and ground fruit has shown hypotensive and hypolipidaemic effects. The fruit mesocarp of some trees is inedible, but that of other trees is very palatable, with a sweet, gingerbread-like taste.

Palms are used for firewood and charcoal.

In Eritrea fibre has been extracted from the leaves with machines. A first class website. The domesticated cashew tree is native to the New World but commercially….

Kuntze Chamaeriphes thebaica L. Research on the fruit pulp of H. Iron is known as an essential transition metal element in the human body for the activity of many enzymes and for some important proteins participated in cellular respiration, O 2 transport, and redox reactions. Your contribution may be further edited by our staff, and its publication is subject to our final approval.

The thin dried brown rind is used in the manufacture of sweetmeats, cakes, and molasses. Also, saponins, can interfere with dietary fat assimilation, Waterhouse