Considering certain varieties of sorghum are rich in phytochemicals and antioxidants, this study evaluated the anti-inflammatory actions of extracts of certain sorghum brans in to experimental inflammatory systems. Distinguishing a correlation between anti-inflammatory activity of the bran and the phenolic content and antioxidants, this study concluded that select sorghum bran has anti-inflammatory properties.


Burdette, A., Garner, P.L., Mayer, E.P., Hargrove, J.L., Hartle, D.K., & Greenspan, P. (2010) Anti-inflammatory activity of select sorghum brans. Journal of Medicinal Food, 13(4), 879-887.