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Abstract Title:

Benth. is an Outstanding Food Medicine: Review of Phytochemical and Pharmacological Activities.

Abstract Source:

J Pharm Bioallied Sci. 2018 Jul-Sep;10(3):109-118. PMID: 30237681

Abstract Author(s):

Kamran Ashraf, Sadia Sultan, Aishah Adam

Article Affiliation:

Kamran Ashraf


Benth. (Lamiaceae) is a valued medicinal plant in traditional folk medicine. Many pharmacological studies have demonstrated the ability of this plant to exhibit antimicrobial, antioxidant, hepatoprotection, antigenotoxic, antiplasmodial, cytotoxic, cardioactive, antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory activies. This review is a comprehensive summary of the presently available chemical, pharmacological investigations as well as the traditional and therapeutic uses of this plant. Important and different experimental data have been addressed along with a review of all phytochemicals identified in this plant, including flavonoids, terpenoids, and essential oils.has wide traditional and pharmacological uses in various pathophysiological conditions. Therefore, it is an attractive subject for further experimental and clinical investigations.

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