Antioxidant Properties of Pistacia Vera L. on Cardiovascular Diseases Antioxidant Properties of Pistacia Vera L. on Cardiovascular Diseases




Cardiovascular Diseases, Free Radicals, Antioxidant, Pistacia vera L.


Cardiovascular diseases have an important place among the diseases that threaten our lives.  There are diseases of cardiovascular origin such as congenital, coronary, vascular, cerebrovascular, heart failure and hypertension. Stress is one of the leading causes of these diseases. The main reason for this is free radicals. Free radicals have a very important place, especially in the fields of biology and medicine. Oxidative stress occurs as a result of the imbalance between the formation of reactive oxygen species and the elimination of toxic substances. reactive oxygen species damage cellular macromolecules, causing lipid peroxidation, nucleic acid and protein changes. As a result of years of research, the complex interaction between oxidative stress and oxidant and antioxidant defense systems has been revealed. An important pathophysiological link has been established with many disorders and diseases. Since antioxidants are widely used in the treatment of free radical-induced diseases, new natural sources of antioxidants are important. Natural Pistacia vera L. (PvL) is among the foods with high antioxidant potential. In recent studies, it has been  determined that Pistacia vera L., which contains high phenolic components, has strong antioxidant properties. This review aims to provide information about free radicals, antioxidants sources, Pistacia vera L. and its effects on cardiovascular diseases.


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How to Cite

Korkmaz, E. (2023). Antioxidant Properties of Pistacia Vera L. on Cardiovascular Diseases Antioxidant Properties of Pistacia Vera L. on Cardiovascular Diseases. MEHES JOURNAL, 1(1), 11–21.



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