Empirical Approach towards Herbal Cure of Hyperbilirubinemia (Jaundice)

Pushpendra Pratap*, Syed Tasleem Raza, Sanju Pratap, Farzana Mahdi
Department of Biochemistry, Era’s Lucknow Medical College and Hospital, Lucknow, India
*Corresponding Author E-mail Address: pushppratap67@gmail.com

The major component and contusions in jaundice is Bilirubin. The Heme oxygenase an enzyme degrades heme to form green pigment called biliverdin, which is then reduced to bilirubin by biliverdin reductase (BVR). Elevated level of bilirubin is the commonest morbidity in the neonatal and 5-10% of all newborns need intervention intended for physiological and/or pathological jaundice. On exclusive breastfeeding neonates have a dissimilar pattern of physiological and/or pathological jaundice in contrast to synthetically fed babies. The present review is an elucidation over the medicinal herbs, foodstuffs and plants. In this article, more than forty four plants have been mentioned, alienated with their relevant therapeutic applications in a unique context to the hyperbilirubinemia and other frequent complications. Every effort is prepared to differentiate these plants on the basis of present scientific literature on herbal medication based on coherent scientific interpretation and inferences. No in-depth study of plants (botany) or chemistry is intended: the primary intention of the work is to comprehend the multi-faceted prospective relevance in an appropriate scientific perspective.

Keywords: Bilirubin, Biliverdin Reductase, Heme Oxygenase, Medicinal Herbs

Citation: Pratap P, Raza ST, Pratap S, Mahdi F. Empirical Approach towards Herbal Cure of Hyperbilirubinemia (Jaundice). Canad J Clin Nutr 2018; 6 (1): 166-185.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14206/canad.j.clin.nutr.2018.01.11