Endocrine System

This system includes the pituitary gland, pineal gland, hypothalamus, thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, adrenal glands, testes and ovaries. Common disorders include diabetes, osteoporosis, thyroid disorders, and sex hormone imbalance.

Effects of TRP channel agonist ingestion on metabolism and autonomic nervous system in a randomized clinical trial of healthy subjects

Michlig S, Merlini JM, Beaumont M, Ledda M, Tavenard A, Mukherjee R, Camacho S, le Coutre J Scientific reports, 2016 ABSTRACT: Various lines of published evidence have already demonstrated the impact of TRPV1 agonists on energetic metabolism through the stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system (SNS). This study presents a trial investigating if stimulation of… Read more »

β-Caryophyllene, a natural sesquiterpene lactone attenuates hyperglycemia mediated oxidative and inflammatory stress in experimental diabetic rats

Basha RH, Sankaranarayanan C Chemico-biological interactions, 2016 ABSTRACT: Oxidative and inflammatory stress has been implicated in the onset and progression of diabetes mellitus and its complications. The present study was designed to evaluate the effect of ß-Caryophyllene (BCP) on hyperglycemia mediated oxidative and inflammatory stress in streptozotocin (STZ) induced diabetic rats. Diabetes was induced in experimental… Read more »

Antinociceptive and antihyperglycemic effects of Melissa officinalis essential oil in an experimental model of diabetes

Hasanein P, Riahi H Medical Principles and Practice: International Journal of the Kuwait University, Health Science Center, 2015 ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE: The efficacy of oral administration of Melissa officinlias essential oil (MOEO) on hyperalgesia was investigated using the formalin test in streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Animals were divided into control, MOEO-treated control (0.01,… Read more »

Effects of Inhaled Citronella Oil and Related Compounds on Rat Body Weight and Brown Adipose Tissue Sympathetic Nerve

Batubara I, Suparto IH, Sa’diah S, Matsuoka R, Mitsunaga T Nutrients, 2015 ABSTRACT: Citronella oil is one of the most famous Indonesian essential oils, having a distinctive aroma. As with other essential oils, it is crucial to explore the effects of inhalation of this oil. Therefore, the aim of this research was to elucidate the… Read more »