P-ISSN 2587-2400 | E-ISSN 2587-196X
EJMO. 2019; 3(4): 251-256 | DOI: 10.14744/ejmo.2019.92451

Plant Extracts in Hyperoxaluria Treatment: A Review of Experimental and Clinical Research

Natalia Stepanova1
1Department of Nephrology and Dialysis, State Institution, Institute of Nephrology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, Kyiv, Ukraine

This article is a review of the scientific literature. The purpose of this research was the systematization of the updated information on potential herbal medicine in hyperoxaluria treatment. We analysed the English language scientific literature Medline published from January 2008 to December 2018. Data in vitro, experimental and clinical studies demonstrated antiurolithiatic properties of many plant extracts. Reducing hyperoxaluria is mainly caused by the ability of plants to inhibit nucleation and agglomeration of crystals by changing the ionic composition of urine and due to diuretic, nephroprotective, antioxidant and antibacterial effects. Keywords: Experimental and clinical studies, hyperoxaluria, plant extracts, urolithiasis


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Stepanova N. Plant Extracts in Hyperoxaluria Treatment: A Review of Experimental and Clinical Research. EJMO. 2019; 3(4): 251-256

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