From nutrition to medicine: Assessing hemorrhoid healing activity of Solanum melongena L. via in vivo experimental models and its major chemicals

Donmez C., YALÇIN F. N., Boyacioglu O., KORKUSUZ P., Akkol E. K., NEMUTLU E., ...More

JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, vol.261, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 261
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jep.2020.113143
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, International Bibliography of Social Sciences, Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA), BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, Index Islamicus, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Keywords: Hemorrhoid, Inflammation, Solanum melongena, Solanaceae, Eggplant, Medicinal food, Ethnopharmacology, Phytochemistry, CHLOROGENIC ACID, INFLAMMATION, VITRO, RAT
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Ethnopharmacological relevance: Solanum melongena L. (eggplant) is used for treatment of rheumatism, beriberi, itching, toothache, bleeding, asthma, bronchitis, cholera, neuralgia and hemorrhoids in traditional medicine (Turkish, Chinese, and Indian). Hemorrhoids from these diseases, are common illness in all over the world, which are treated with various approaches including ethnobotanicals.