Protective and Curative Effect of Seeds on Renal Failure
Lead Guest Editor:
Mona Samy Halaby
Nutrition and Food Science Department, Faculty of Home Economics, Helwan University,
Kidney being one of the vital organs of human body performing the function of detoxification needs protection for healthy life. A large number of medicinal plants, natural products and dietary components have been evaluated as potential nephroprotective agents, however, very few herbs have been considered for nephroprotection it is often associated with a reduction in proteinuria. The WHO estimates that 80% of people living in developing countries rely almost exclusively on traditional medicine for their primary health care needs. Medicinal plants form the back bone of traditional medicine and hence more than 3300 million people utilize medicinal plants on a regular basis. Demand for medicinal plants is increasing due to growing recognisation of natural products being nontoxic, having no side effects.
Aims and Scope:
Study the beneficial effect of Garden Cress seeds on acute renal failure of male albino rats.