[The use of anthocyanins in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases]

Pol Merkur Lekarski. 2005 Jul;19(109):108-10.
[Article in Polish]


Anthocyanins are common ingredients of human diet, and the rich source of them are: aronia fruits, black currant, raspberry, grapes and apples. Because of their chemical structure they are able to influence many active substances in human body having antioxidative, antiinflammatory and cardioprotective activity.

Publication types

  • English Abstract
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Anthocyanins / pharmacology*
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / drug therapy*
  • Humans
  • Treatment Outcome


  • Anthocyanins