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Master Thesis

Le cassis (Ribes nigrum L.)‎ : études botanique, chimique et effets thérapeutiques

Abstract : This thesis makes a sum-up of the knowledge on a medicinal plant listed at the French Pharmacopoeia 11th edition, blackcurrant, Ribes nigrum L., and on its therapeutical uses. The name of blackcurrant is coming from the word "casse" (meaning in latin fake cinnamon). Blackcurrant belongs to the Grossulariacea family, it's a shrub, of one to two meters of heights without thorn, with green-red flowers, and dark green leaves. Coming from North Europea and Asia, this plant is usually growing in wet environments like woods; and it's in Bourgogne that's its culture is the most spread in France. With its rich composition in polyphénols, flavonoids, and anthocyanins contained in its leaves, fruits, buds and essential oil, blackcurrant shows a large diversity of pharmacological actions: anti-oxydant, protective to cardiovascular disease, anti-herpetic, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, hypotensive and others actions on visual acuity. Its applications in food industry as a natural dye and in liquoristery with cream and liquors of blackcurrant, are also responsible for his reputation.
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Stéphanie Gerbaka. Le cassis (Ribes nigrum L.)‎ : études botanique, chimique et effets thérapeutiques. Sciences pharmaceutiques. 2013. ⟨dumas-00844030⟩



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