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Review Article Volume 7 Issue 11

Vitis vinifera Seeds: Phytochemical Compounds and Pharmacological Properties. A Review

Burhan Z Fakhurji1,2*, Isam M Abu Zeid1,3 and Atef M Al-Attar1,3

1Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
2iGene Medical Research and Training Center, Saudi Arabia
3Princess Dr. Najla Bint Saud Al-Saud Center for Excellence Research in Biotechnology, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

*Corresponding Author: Burhan Z Fakhurji, Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.

Received: September 25, 2023; Published: October 18, 2023


One of the most prominent and valuable fruits is grapes. Grape muscadine seeds possess a broad spectrum of pharmacological potential. The antioxidant potential was shown to be the highest in grape seed compounds. Consumption of proanthocyanidin grapes decreased foam-cell growth in hamsters. Bacteria of both gram-positive and gram-negative varieties were entirely stopped in their tracks by grape seed extracts. Total phenolic content was highest in grape seed extracts, while it was lowest in skin crude extract. Nevertheless, it was found that skin extracts were more beneficial than seed extracts in controlling Helicobacter pylori. It is proposed that supplementing grape seed can be an efficient anti- carcinogenic therapy in medical practice. Vitis vinifera seed oil contains flavonoids, carotenoid, phenolic, tannin, and stilbene compounds. The total quantity of polyphenolscollected by the cold-pressure method from Vitis Vinaifera seed oilis approximately 2.9 mg/kg. Grape seed oils extracted using a cooler pressing method are rich in linoleic acid (LIA). The oil is rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). Vitis vinaifera seed oil has potential as a healthy alternative anti-inflammatory treatment. Serious illnesses linked with worldwide-elevated mortality and morbidity rates are commonly associated with inflammatory mechanisms. Grape seed oil also has an impact on certain bacteria, showing an antimicrobial character. Subsequent generations of antimicrobial drugs for use in food and medicine could be transmitted through oil extracted from the Vitis vinifera plant.

 Keywords: Vitis vinifera; Oil; Bioactive Compounds; Antioxidant Effects; Pharmacological Properties


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Citation: Burhan Z Fakhurji., et al.Vitis vinifera Seeds: Phytochemical Compounds and Pharmacological Properties. A Review”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 7.11 (2023): 74-80.


Copyright: © 2023 Burhan Z Fakhurji., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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