NUTRACEUTICALS   By Dr.U.Srinivasa, M.Pharm., Ph.D
NUTRACEUTICALSNutraceuticals are defined as any substance that may be considered as food or part of food which in additio...
• Nutraceuticals or functional foods are special foods that have components or ingredients incorporated in them to give a ...
CLASSIFICATIONNutraceuticals can be classified on the basisof their natural source, pharmacologicalconditions or as per th...
1. Cardiac disease  Eg. Garlic2.Cancer prevention  Eg. Green tea, flax seeds3.Cholesterol lowering  Eg. Garlic4. Arrithrit...
5. Digestive promoters  Eg. Digestive enzyme6. Diabetic reducer   Eg. Garlic7. Immunomodulators    Eg. Ginseg8. Prostate s...
SPIRULINA• Biological source : It is a blue green algae Spirulina platensis or Spirulina maxima belongs the family Oscilla...
• 4. Vitamins• 5. Minerals• 6. Enzymes• 7. Photosynthetic pigments• Uses :• 1. It is a neutrapharmaceutical as it contains...
• 3. It reduces the severity of the stroke as well    as it improves the mobility after stroke. 4. It reverses the age rel...
• 8. It reduces cholesterol , and total triglyceride    content and increases HDL ( high density    cholesterol )  9. It p...
GARLIC• Biological source :• It consists of the fresh compound bulb of Allium sativum• Family : Liliaceae• Chemical consti...
• Allicin – allyl sulphide• 2. Aminoacid – Leucine, methionine etc• 3. Vitamins – A,B,C and D• 4. Fatty acid, mucilage, an...
USES AnalgesicStimulantAnticonvulsantAntibacterialDiureticTonicUsed in hypertensionUsed carminative, gastric stimu...
• Tuberculosis• Aphrodisiac• Piles and duodenal ulcer• Treatment of epilepsy• Reduce blood sugar level• Chronic bronchitis...
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Nutraceuticals ( Herbal), by Dr.U.Srinivasa, Professor and Head, Srinivas college of pharmacy, Mangalore

  1. 1. NUTRACEUTICALS By Dr.U.Srinivasa, M.Pharm., Ph.D
  2. 2. NUTRACEUTICALSNutraceuticals are defined as any substance that may be considered as food or part of food which in addition to its normal nutritive value, provides health benefits including prevention of disease.
  3. 3. • Nutraceuticals or functional foods are special foods that have components or ingredients incorporated in them to give a specific medicinal or physiological benefits other than a purely nutritional effect .
  4. 4. CLASSIFICATIONNutraceuticals can be classified on the basisof their natural source, pharmacologicalconditions or as per their chemicalcomposition of the productsNutraceuticals are classified on the basis ofproducts for treatment , prevention ofspecific condition and promotion of health ofthe body.
  5. 5. 1. Cardiac disease Eg. Garlic2.Cancer prevention Eg. Green tea, flax seeds3.Cholesterol lowering Eg. Garlic4. Arrithritis and joint pain Eg. Glucosamine
  6. 6. 5. Digestive promoters Eg. Digestive enzyme6. Diabetic reducer Eg. Garlic7. Immunomodulators Eg. Ginseg8. Prostate support Eg. Tomato lycopenes
  7. 7. SPIRULINA• Biological source : It is a blue green algae Spirulina platensis or Spirulina maxima belongs the family Oscillatoriaceae• Chemical constituents :• 1. Proteins• 2. Lipids• 3. Carbohydrates
  8. 8. • 4. Vitamins• 5. Minerals• 6. Enzymes• 7. Photosynthetic pigments• Uses :• 1. It is a neutrapharmaceutical as it contains high proportion of protein. It is available as beverage either with water or water and honey 2. It prevents heart damage in chemotherapy with doxorubicin ( anti-tumor drug)
  9. 9. • 3. It reduces the severity of the stroke as well as it improves the mobility after stroke. 4. It reverses the age related memory loss and learning 5. It is useful for the treatment of hay fever 6. It decreases BP 7. Corrects general anaemia as well as the one related with HIV
  10. 10. • 8. It reduces cholesterol , and total triglyceride content and increases HDL ( high density cholesterol ) 9. It prevents the replication of HIV in human “ T ” cells
  11. 11. GARLIC• Biological source :• It consists of the fresh compound bulb of Allium sativum• Family : Liliaceae• Chemical constituents :• 1. Essential oil – Allin, a sulphur containing• aminoacid
  12. 12. • Allicin – allyl sulphide• 2. Aminoacid – Leucine, methionine etc• 3. Vitamins – A,B,C and D• 4. Fatty acid, mucilage, and albumin• 5. Minerals – Calcium, Iron, and Zinc
  13. 13. USES AnalgesicStimulantAnticonvulsantAntibacterialDiureticTonicUsed in hypertensionUsed carminative, gastric stimulantUsed in malignant tumors
  14. 14. • Tuberculosis• Aphrodisiac• Piles and duodenal ulcer• Treatment of epilepsy• Reduce blood sugar level• Chronic bronchitis, bronchial asthma• Oil of garlic used as an insecticide

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