A manuka seed is a natural compound found in the plants of the genus Manuka.
It is said to boost the immune system, reduce stress, improve your mood and boost energy levels, according to the University of New South Wales.
A new study by researchers at the University’s School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has found that manuka seeds may offer a new way to boost your energy levels by helping to prevent or treat heart attacks and stroke.
The study is published in the journal PLOS ONE.
“Our results show that manuas are able to increase energy production by suppressing the expression of the inflammatory protein NF-kB,” Professor Tim Bauld told news.com.au.
“This protein is known to be involved in the development of inflammation and heart disease.”
We also found that these manuka genes are also involved in regulating the body’s ability to absorb oxygen and protect itself from toxins, and we found that they also influence how the body uses sugar to manufacture insulin.”
Professor Bauld said the results showed that manuca seeds are a natural supplement that could be used to prevent and treat heart attack or stroke.”
These manuka-derived proteins can stimulate the release of a compound called choline which is known as a natural antioxidant and it has been linked to a reduction in the risk of heart disease and stroke,” he said.”
It also has anti-inflammatory properties and has been shown to have anti-tumor properties, and so we thought it would be interesting to see if we could develop manuka oil that would have this effect.”‘
In our study, we found a relationship between the levels of a manuka gene and the levels in a range of inflammatory biomarkers including TNF-alpha, interleukin-6, IL-6 and IL-10,” Professor Bould told news,com.ai. “
These results suggest that the manuans can improve the ability of the body to respond to stress by regulating the expression and activity of inflammatory genes.”
“In our study, we found a relationship between the levels of a manuka gene and the levels in a range of inflammatory biomarkers including TNF-alpha, interleukin-6, IL-6 and IL-10,” Professor Bould told news,com.ai.
“It’s really exciting that we found this relationship and that manua was able to boost these inflammatory markers and protect against the development and progression of cardiovascular disease.”
He said that the results were interesting because the research involved a small number of patients.
“The researchers in our study have been doing studies in healthy volunteers for years and they are very well-controlled so we can’t really draw any conclusions about their efficacy,” he told news website.com,au.
Researchers hope that the research could eventually lead to more widely available and widely available manuka extracts that would improve cardiovascular health.
Manuka oil ‘may improve cardiovascular disease risk’Professor Tim Bould, who led the study, said the findings were encouraging but they were not definitive.
“One of the things that’s very interesting is that the effects we’re seeing are the effects that we see in people with coronary artery disease,” he explained.
“So, we can see that the effect of manuka extract on the inflammatory response in these people might be associated with a reduction of inflammation.”
“One area of research is to understand whether there’s a link between inflammation and disease and whether we can reduce that in the general population by making sure that we have an anti-inflammatory response in our blood, and therefore reducing the risk.”
Professor Brough said that, in the meantime, manuka is still a relatively rare product.
“They are actually a very important food crop and they have been grown for thousands of years and we’re still using them in Australia, in Australia and around the world,” he remarked.
“And yet there’s still a lot of research to be done to understand how to develop them into a safe and effective supplement for people and to do it in a way that’s both natural and environmentally friendly.”
“And one of the ways we can do that is by making a synthetic product that has a natural oil that’s suitable for human consumption.”
The study was funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council, Australian Research Council and the Queensland Government.
Professor Tim Sargent is a research fellow in the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Sydney University School of Medicine.
He previously worked as an associate professor at the Medical Research Centre at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne.
Follow him on Twitter @SargentDrTim