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volume 19, pages131–136(2019)Cite this article. Tan, C.S., Ng, C.H., Loh, Y.C. 712 likes. Suppliyer porcupine stone / porcupine bezoar. Porcupine bezoar (PB) is used as folk medicine for various medical conditions including cancer treatment in Malaysia. A traditional folk medicine in Malaysia: porcupine bezoar Authors (first, second and last of 4) Chu Shan Tan; Chiew Hoong Ng; Mun Fei Yam; Content type: Review; Published: 28 March 2019; Pages: 131 - 136 PB aqueous extract showed significant anti-proliferation pattern at 24, 48 and 72 hours exposures. PDF | Porcupine bezoar (PB) has been previously reported to possess various medicinal properties. It can be organic or inorganic material and you would expect that it won’t be easy to find. Ridhwan Abdul Wahab. Porcupine Bezoar is believed to have medicinal value is very high to the extent that it is called the king of herbs. Ridzwan Hashim, Shaida Fariza Sulaiman, It was reported as universal medicine in ancient time. Journal metrics 89 days Submission to first decision 200 days Submission to acceptance 16,094 (2019) Downloads. However, its potential as an anticancer agent against human cancers is still poorly studied and understood. Ridhwan Abdul Wahab, Bezoar porcupine benefits in medicine. Faizah Abdullah Asuhaimi, PubMed  One of the traditional folk medicine in the Malaysia is using porcupine bezoar. The selling price of the porcupine bezoar in Malaysia market is around RM300–RM1000 for 500 mg. Orient Pharm Exp Med 19, 131–136 (2019). Volume 20. A traditional folk medicine in Malaysia: porcupine bezoar. Ridhwan Abdul Wahab. Porcupine date is a rare "stone" that found in the stomach of a porcupine. Alfi Khatib, One of the traditional folk medicine in the Malaysia is using porcupine bezoar. Springer, Singapore, pp 19–39, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800, Minden, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, Chu Shan Tan, Chiew Hoong Ng, Yean Chun Loh & Mun Fei Yam, You can also search for this author in Learn more about Institutional subscriptions, Bao SH (2014) 重镇化痰可治瘟病-箭猪枣非治百病. The materials were collected by Loh Yean Chun. Google Scholar, Khan FAY, Nasir MMH, Jalal T, Razali S, Hassan H, Asuhaimi FA, Wahab RA (2017) In vitro evaluation of porcupine bezoar extracts as anticancer agent on A549—a preliminary study. Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations. known as porcupine bezoar, a phytobezoar that is formed from the partly digested plant materials or herbs in the stomach of Himalayan porc( Hystrix brachyura )[8, Guang Ming Daily Newspaper. Habibah Hassan, Retrieved from https://www.thestar.com.my/opinion/online-exclusive/behind-the-cage/2015/06/12/not-a-miracle-cure/, Duffin CJ (2013) Porcupine stones. PubMed Central  Pharmacogn Res 9(4):366–371, Article  PubMed Google Scholar. Porcupine is a mammalian that live in forests. Al’aina Yuhainis Firus Khan, Retrieved from http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/10749/0, Mori E, Sforzi A (2013) Structure of phytobezoars found in the stomach of a crested porcupine, Hystrix cristata L., 1758. Old Chinese medical text had recorded the used of Porcupine Bezoar. Retrieved from http://www.guangming.com.my/node/237350, Barroso MDS (2014) The bezoar stone: a princely antidote, the Tavora Sequira Pinto collection-Aporto. 1 No. A porcupine’s diet is wide, varied, and a little hard to digest. Yes, eating the (real) porcupine dates can help our body to fight and cure a lot of illness. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13596-019-00370-4, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13596-019-00370-4, Over 10 million scientific documents at your fingertips, Not logged in et al. It is a mass of ingested wild medicinal herbs and plant parts stored inside the porcupine’s internal digestive or system. Ibrahim Abuga, Alaina Yuhainis Firus Khan, Alfi Khatib, There are several varieties of bezoar, some of which have inorganic constituents and others organic.The term has both a modern (medical, scientific) and a traditional usage. Issue 4, December 2020 View all volumes and issues. In summary, no, there there is no clinical evidence that Porcupine Bezoar cures cancer or other serious medical illness. Ridzwan Hashim, Qamar Uddin Ahmed, MOHAMMAD FAUZAN ZAINUDIN, Porcupine Bezoar stone is a type of globular stone-like mass occasionally Produced in a porcupine’s internal body. 2 (2017): Regular Issue, Cancer Chemoprevention Study of Luffa Aegyptiaca Seed Extract on Human Breast Cancer Cell Lines (MCF-7), ANTIOXIDANT, ANTICANCER AND GCMS ANALYSIS OF PORCUPINE BEZOAR AQUEOUS EXTRACTS: A COMPARATIVE STUDY BASED ON MODERN AND CONVENTIONAL EXTRACTION TECHNIQUES, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES: Vol. This quick miracle cure is also perceived to cure cancer, epilepsy, and typhoid.This preternatural or morbid concretions formed in the bodies of porcupines are composed of several layers that look like an onion. International Islamic University Malaysia, Understanding of Anti-Cancer Properties of Neolamarckia cadamba Leaves Extract on Breast Cancer Cell, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES: Vol. RIDZWAN HASHIM, The main focus of this review paper is on the porcupine bezoar which can be found in Malaysia. It has a coat of sharp spines that defend them from predators. It is said that when a porcupine is wounded or sick, it will look for herbs to heal itself. Dr Yam Mun Fei conceived and supervised the whole project. Part of Springer Nature. Electroporation (EP) is a technique whereby the biophysical changes on the cells that induced external high-intensity electrical field pulses in order to enhance applications in the medical field. 2. The IC50 result for A375 was found to be 10.1 µg/mL ± 0.17. PubMed  The data from this study suggest the potential alternative use of PB in developing natural antioxidants and anti-proliferative agents for improving human health. Hence, in this study, porcupine bezoar (PB) aqueous extract was evaluated for its potential as a safe anticancer agent. Retrieved from http://www.animalinfo.org/country/malaysia.html, Holloway WD, Lee SP, Nicholson GI (1980) The composition and dissolution of phytobezoars. All authors read and approved the final manuscript. Habibah Hassan, Shakirah Razali, * I speak from my own experience. As the The bezoar itself is a medical illness (gastrolith) for porcupines and needs to be surgically removed for the porcupine to survive. The manuscript was designed and written by Tan Chu Shan. ANTI-PROLIFERATIVE PROPERTY OF PORCUPINE BEZOAR EXTRACT ON MELANOMA (A375). A study published recently in the journal Global Ecology and Conservation tracked, for the first time, the online trade in old-world porcupines (those from the family Hystricidae in Asia and Africa). Faizah Abdullah Asuhaimi, p. 61. © 2020 Springer Nature Switzerland AG. JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL AND CLINICAL SCIENCES, 1 (Special Issue). World J Gastroenterol 20(29):9952–9970, Article  Porcupine bezoar is undigested concretions of organic or inorganic which calcified and can be found in gastrointestinal tract of porcupine (Malayan hystrix) [7]. This bezoar has been a myth to the locals. In order to cure bulging diseases, residue in the porcupine can be made into powder and consume with warm wine. This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. CAS  A bezoar is a mass found trapped in the gastrointestinal system, though it can occur in other locations. Demand for bezoars isn’t the only threat porcupines face. Folia Zool 62(3):232–234, Article  Porcupine bezoar was found in the gastrointestinal tract of porcupine and made up of indigestible plant matters. Arch Pathol Lab Med 104:159–161, CAS  PubMed  UMMU AFIFAH FADZIR, A porcupine’s diet is wide, varied, and a little hard to digest. Porcupine Bezoar Medical Value According to Chinese medicine records, our ancestors and some aborigines have knowledge on the medicinal values of the porcupine bezoar. Shakirah Razali, PB aqueous extract showed 11.68 μg/mL ± 0.67 TPC value while TFC was not detected confirming the absence of flavonoids in PB aqueous extract. SUHANA MAMAT. - 128.199.74.47. The chemical profile and the medicinal properties of the bezoar is still unknown. Ridhwan Abdul Wahab. RIDHWAN ABDUL WAHAB, It is a molecular biology technique in order to create pores through a cell wall membrane, boost the permeability of the cell membrane, and support chemicals, drugs or DNA to be imported into Hela cells. A porcupine bezoar stone is a mass of food found in the stomach believed to treat diabetes, hepatitis, and dengue fever. Additionally, porcupine bezoar was also known as lifesaver and used by patients with terminal illness. The selling price of the porcupine bezoar in Malaysia market is around RM300–RM1000 for 500 mg. In: Akhtar MS, Swamy MK (eds) Anticancer plants: natural products and biotechnological implements. Genuine Porcupine bezoar is a medically potent and rare animal gall stone that is commonly found in the stomach region of a porcupine. MUHAMMAD FARID JOHAN, CAS  Ancient book of Chinese medicine have been recorded, porcupine bezoar has benefits such as, 1. ATHIRAH ROSDI, Hence, in this study, porcupine bezoar (PB) aqueous extract was evaluated for … Genuine Porcupine Bezoar Date. Retrieved from http://www.orientaldaily.com.my/s/74980, Liu XH (2016) The mystery of porcupine bezoar (箭猪枣之迷思). Porcupine bezoar (PB) has been previously reported to possess various medicinal properties. 3 No. Acta med Hist Adriat 12(1):77–98, Brown V (2015) Not a miracle cure. It is believed by some that the porcupine bezoar stone can be used to cure cancer, diabetes, dengue, typhoid, epilepsy, hepatitis and many more. It is herbivore. Natural antibodies Adv Biotechnol Microbiol 5(1):555651, Lim AX (2015) 60% Artificial Porcupine Bezoar (豪猪枣60%仿冒). Latest articles. Contact Mr.Syaiful +6281389891852 , +601116377848 Porcupine Bezoar Medicinal Values According to Chinese medicine records, in tradition, Porcupine Bezoar had been used as medicine by hill tribes in Southern China and South-East Asia. Their meat is considered a delicacy in countries such as Thailand, Vietnam, and Malaysia. Google Scholar, The Star Online-Newspaper (2015) Medicine shops claim wildlife products a ‘cure-all’. IC50 for DPPH was found to be 0.79 μg/mL ± 0.07. Porcupine Bezoar, Klang. Porcupine dates are also known as porcupine bezoar, a phytobezoar that is formed from the partly digested plant materials or herbs in the stomach of Himalayan porcupine (Hystrix brachyura) [8,10]. Subscription will auto renew annually. Porcupine dates are also known as porcupine bezoar, a phytobezoar that is formed from the partly digested plant materials or herbs in the stomach of Himalayan porcupine (Hystrix brachyura) [8, 10]. The widespread use of the bezoar as an alternative medicine for treatment of deadly illnesses in Malaysia was passed down from generations of the multi-diverse ethnicity environment that existed here. 1 (2017): Special Issue: Enhancing Academic and Research Quality, CYTOTOXICITY OF LEUKEMIC CELLS BY NYPA FRUTICANS THROUGH REGULATION OF ADIPONECTIN EXPRESSION, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES: Vol. A pseudobezoar is an indigestible object introduced intentionally into the digestive system.. However, limited scientific study has been carried out to verify these traditional claims. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 7(7):e2310, Article  The anti-inflammatory. Latest issue. Interestingly, the scientific proofs of the usage of bezoar were limited. Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine The bezoars found can be either round or elongated with peel like an https://www.thestar.com.my/opinion/online-exclusive/behind-the-cage/2015/06/12/not-a-miracle-cure/, http://www.animalinfo.org/country/malaysia.html, http://www.enanyang.my/news/20160512/%E7%AE%AD%E7%8C%AA%E6%9E%A3%E4%B9%8B%E8%BF%B7%E6%80%9D%E5%88%98%E6%99%93%E8%88%AA/, http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/10749/0, https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2015/08/05/medicine-shops-claim-wildlife-products-a-cureall/#Zv1MlFF3CiX0VwqB.99, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13596-019-00370-4. Porcupine Bezoar Extract (PBE) has been previously described to possess diverse medicinal properties. In this study, porcupine bezoar is highlighted as potential anticancer agents. Tanzin Nippun Sharmin, Alaina Yuhanis Firus Khan, Correspondence to It was reported as universal medicine in ancient time. Samsul Draman, Azir Salleh, 1 No. Retrieved from http://www.enanyang.my/news/20160512/%E7%AE%AD%E7%8C%AA%E6%9E%A3%E4%B9%8B%E8%BF%B7%E6%80%9D%E5%88%98%E6%99%93%E8%88%AA/, Lunde D, Aplin K, Molur S (2008) Hystrix brachyura, Malayan Porcupine. Azir Salleh, Ridhwan Abdul Wahab. A case report [ 43 ] has explained that porcupines which had bezoars suffered clinical signs of weight loss, diarrhea, and depression. There are undocumented claims that PBs have antioxidant activity and can treat cancers. Google Scholar, Yew PN, Lee WL, Lim YY (2017) Antioxidant and intracellular reactive oxygen species/reactive nitrogen species scavenging activities of three porcupine bezoars from Hystrix brachyura. Fatimah Opeyemi Roheem, Later I found out that bezoar is a mass of food, usually from consuming grass and herbs, found trapped in an animal’s stomach system and is historically used in Chinese traditional medicine. A lifetime of grasses, herbs, bark, and other vegetation can leave little bits of indigestible matter behind in a porcupine’s digestive tract, where they occasionally congeal into a hard ball called a bezoar. Chu Shan Tan. However, its potential as an anticancer agent against human cancers is still poorly studied and understood. Porcupine bezoar (PB) has been previously reported to possess various medicinal properties. The researchers examined e-commerce sites in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore for four months in 2019, where they found active for-sale listings for 443 individual bezoars and a large variety of … Tara Jalal, Alaina Yuhanis Firus Khan, PubMed Central  Medicinal value of porcupine date and porcupine bezoar Based on the ancient medical books, porcupine belly, meat and glitch have medical value and are able to treat various diseases. Nanyang Siang Pau. Porcupine bezoars (PBs) are masses of undigested calcareous concretions formed within the gastrointestinal tract. Porcupine bezoar (PB) has been previously reported to possess various medicinal properties. Retrieved from https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2015/08/05/medicine-shops-claim-wildlife-products-a-cureall/#Zv1MlFF3CiX0VwqB.99, Wang DQH, Carey MC (2014) Therapeutic uses of animal biles in traditional Chinese medicine: an Ethnopharmacological, biophysical chemical and medicinal review. Later, PB aqueous extract was subjected to A375 (Skin Malignant Melanoma) (IC50, cell proliferation assay) and HGF-1 (normal cell, for cytotoxicity assay) to evaluate its anticancer potential. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Malaysia Oriental Daily Newspapar. However, its toxicity profile has never been thoroughly investigated to verify its safety nature. Immediate online access to all issues from 2019. FIRUS KHAN, A. Y., ABDULLAH ASUHAIMI, F., JALAL, T., NATTO, H. A., ROHEEM, F. O., AHMED, Q. U., JOHAN, M. F., HASHIM, R., & ABDUL WAHAB, R. (2017). Tara Jalal, Firus Khan, Al'aina Yuhainis and Jalal, Tara Kamal and Abdull Rasad, Mohammad Syaiful Bahari and Hashim, Ridzwan and Abdul Wahab, Ridhwan (2016) Porcupine bezoar exhibit as anti-cancer activities on human breast adenocarcinoma cells (MCF-7). Google Scholar, Wong LP, AbuBakar S (2013) Health beliefs and practices related to dengue fever: a focus group study. A porcupine’s diet is wide, varied, and a little hard to digest. The bezoar is traditionally used in South East Asia and Europe for the treatment of cancer, poisoning, dengue, typhoid, etc. Porcupine Bezoar is a type of stone-like organic substance found in a porcupine’s body. Porcupine bezoar (PB) is used in traditional medicine for various medical conditions. A Bezoar is a mass trapped in the stomach comprising some indigestible substance ingested by the human or animal. The star online (Newspaper)—behind the cage. Hence, in this study, porcupine bezoar (PB) aqueous extract was evaluated for … Pharm Hist (Lond) 43(1):13–22, Endangered animals of the world (2006) Animal info—Malaysia. This bezoar has been a myth to the locals. Mohammad Syaiful Bahari Abdull Rasad. Ng Chiew Hoong participated in the design of the study and performed the statistical analysis. Porcupine bezoar Apoptosis Cell cycle arrest Anti-angiogenesis Anti-metastasis ABSTRACT Porcupine bezoar (PB) is a calcified undigested material generally found in porcupine’s(Hystrix brachyura) gastrointestinal tract. Abstract. Initially PB was infused in water for 18 h to get PB aqueous extract which was preliminary tested for total phenolic content (TPC), total flavonoid content (TFC), DPPH activity in order to confirm the presence of bioactive agents as antioxidants in PB. This manuscript described has not been published before; not under consideration for publication anywhere else; and has been approved by all co-authors. 3 (2019): Special Issue: Research Towards Sustainable Development Goals, ANTIBACTERIAL EVALUATION OF Curcuma longa, Punica granatum AND Terminalia catappa EXTRACTS, Hystrix brachyura BEZOAR: AN IN VIVO TOXICITY EVALUATION USING EMBRYO ZEBRAFISH (DANIO RERIO) MODEL. However, its potential as an anticancer agent against human cancers is still poorly studied and understood. Qamar Uddin Ahmed, Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout. In … E-ISSN 2550-147X Hence, the present study was performed to study PB aqueous extracts (PBAE) in vivo toxicity effects using the zebrafish embryo model. However, its toxicity profile has never been thoroughly ascertained to confirm its safe nature as an efficacious traditional medicine in the treatment of cancer as well as other ailments. 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