Anise is a flowering plant ofthe species of Pimpinella anisum, genus Pimpinella, belongings to the family Apiaceae native to to Egypt and the Mediterranean region, used in traditional herbal medicine as fragrance in soaps, oils, and mouth fresheners and stomachic, anti-septic, anti-spasmodic, ....
Anethole, D-pinene, I-phellandrene, Alpha-terpineol, Safrol, Methyl chavicol, Resin, Shikimic acid, etc.
Liver disease is medical condition characterized by damage or injure of the liver tissues, affecting 1 in 4 Canadians, according to statistic. The disease can also be inherited genetically from the parent.
In the evaluation of the liver protective effect of Anise in the mice induced liver toxicity by injection of carbon tetrachloride (CCl4), researchers found that Anise application significantly reduced production of reactive oxygen species in the liver tissue in initiated a chain reaction to induced tissue damage through its antioxidants activities, observed by oxidative stress markers.
Administered Anise also reduced oxidative stress in expression of several oxidative markers including liver Malondialdehyde (MDA), serum Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) levels through increased levels of hepatic antioxidants such as SOD and catalase in compared to non treated group.
In other words, over doses of essential oil and hydroalcoholic and n-hexane extracts isolated from Anise can cause acute liver toxicity.
Taking altogether, Anise with abundant phytochemicals may be considered as a functional herb for reduced risk and assisted standard therapy for treatment of liver diseases, depending to further evaluation.
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(1) An in vivo and in vitro investigation on hepatoprotective effects of Pimpinellaanisum seed essential oil and extracts against carbon tetrachloride-induced toxicity by Jamshidzadeh A1, Heidari R2, Razmjou M3, Karimi F3, Moein MR4, Farshad O5, Akbarizadeh AR6, Shayesteh MR3(PubMed)
(2) Hepatoprotective Effects of Pimpinella anisum Seed Extract in Rats Nureddin Cengiza Hanefi Özbekb, Aydın Himc(Pharmacologyonline 3: 870-874 (2008))
(3) Hepatoprotective effect of pimpinella anisum seed essential oil and extracts against CCl4 induced toxicity on HepG2 cellsby Akram Jamshidzadeh, Mahmoodreza Moein, Amin Reza Akbarizadeh, Niloufar Tahghighi Ahmadi(Research gate)