falconoid

falconoid

(ˈfɔːlkəˌnɔɪd)
n
(Complementary Medicine) an antioxidant compound found in tea and thought to resist cancer
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While behavioral models used in this study cannot clarify the mechanisms of action involved in the effect by which the extract is exerting its antidepressant effect, it is suggested that activity is due in part to its rich content of falconoid, since these compounds have exhibited important effects on central nervous system, including antidepressant effects (Butteries et al.