Neurodegenerative diseases are normally distinguished as disorders with loss of neurons. Various compounds are being tested to treat neurodegenerative diseases (NDs) but they possess solitary symptomatic advantages with numerous side effects. Accumulative studies have been conducted to validate the benefit of phytochemicals to treat neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Parkinson's disease (PD). In this present review we explored the potential efficacy of phytochemicals such as epigallocatechin-3-galate, berberin, curcumin, resveratrol, quercetin and limonoids against the most common NDs, including Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Parkinson's disease (PD). The beneficial potentials of these phytochemicals have been demonstrated by evidence-based but more extensive investigation needs to be conducted for reducing the progression of AD and PD.
Recommended CitationVelmurugan, Bharath Kumar; Rathinasamy, Baskaran; Lohanathan, Bharathi Priya; Thiyagarajan, Varadharajan; and Weng, Ching-Feng, "Neuroprotective Role of Phytochemicals." (2018). Department of Pathology, Anatomy, and Cell Biology Faculty Papers. Paper 245.
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