Human Physiology

, Volume 26, Issue 1, pp 86–91 | Cite as

The antihypoxant and antioxidant effects of medicinal plants as the basis for their use in destructive diseases of the brain

  • M. L. Pospelova
  • O. D. Barnaulov


The antihypoxant and antioxidant features were found to be widely present in 20–63 and 75%, respectively, of galenic forms of medicinal plants. Since these features are markedly expressed and combined, phytopreparations may be recommended for the treatment of destructive diseases of the brain. The antioxidant effect was found in cases of successful phytotherapy of patients with discirculatory encephalopathy.


Flavonoid Quercetin Brain Homogenate Myricetin Hypobaric Hypoxia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. L. Pospelova
    • 1
  • O. D. Barnaulov
    • 2
  1. 1.Pavlov St. Petersburg State Medical UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Institute of the Human BrainRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia

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