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Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Food, Nutrition and Health, School of Public Health, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510080, China

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School of Chinese Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China





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Abstract Alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine and spirits are widely consumed around the world. However, alcohol and its metabolite acetaldehyde are toxic and harmful to human beings. Chronic alcohol use disorder or occasional binge drinking can cause a wide range of health problems, such as hangover, liver damage and cancer. Some natural products such as traditional herbs, fruits, and vegetables might be potential dietary supplements or medicinal products for the prevention and treatment of the problems caused by excessive alcohol consumption. The aim of this review is to provide an overview of effective natural products for the prevention and treatment of hangover and alcohol use disorder, and special emphasis is paid to the possible functional components and related mechanisms of action. View Full-Text

Keywords: natural product; hangover; alcohol use disorder; hepatoprotection natural product; hangover; alcohol use disorder; hepatoprotection





Author: Fang Wang 1, Ya Li 1, Yu-Jie Zhang 1, Yue Zhou 1, Sha Li 2 and Hua-Bin Li 1,*

Source: http://mdpi.com/



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