ETHNOBOTANICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OF Leptadenia pyrotechnica (Forssk.) Decne.: A REVIEW

African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative medicines (AJTCAM)

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Title ETHNOBOTANICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OF Leptadenia pyrotechnica (Forssk.) Decne.: A REVIEW
 
Creator Idrees, Saiba
Qureshi, Rahmatullah
Bibi, Yameen
Ishfaq, Aqsa
Khalid, Nadia
Iftikhar, Anam
Shabir, Anam
Riaz, Iqra
Saboon, Nil
Ahmad, Nabeela
 
Subject Traditional medicine, Medicinal plants
Leptadenia pyrotechnica, Biological activities, Desert plant, Ethnobotanical, Phytochemical activity, phytochemistry.
 
Description Background: Leptadenia pyrotechnica is traditionally used for treating various diseases. This species holds variety of bioactive
constituents that trigger healing properties. The present review was aimed to analyze nutritional, phytochemical and pharmacological
activities of L. pyrotechnica.
Materials and Methods: The present review regarding Leptadenia pyrotechnica (Forssk.) Decne. Is the compilation of data from
the previous research works conducted by various scientists across the world. Various published papers, medicinal plant databases,etc were utilized to compile the information.
Results: L. pyrotechnica is a wonderful desert plant belongs to the family Asclepiadaceae This plant possesses antifungal,
antibacterial, anticancer, antioxidant, wound healing, anthelmintic, antiatheroscloretic, hypolipidemic, antdiabetic and
hepatoprotective activities coupled with other multifarious uses. Almost all plant parts are used in the traditional medicinal system to treat various disorders.
Conclusion: This review includes the substance of different ethnobotanical uses, phytochemistry and exclusive capability of this plant in the field of anti-microbial and human disease activities.
 
Publisher African Traditional, Herbal Medicine Supporters Initiative (ATHMSI)
 
Contributor no funding
 
Date 2016-07-03
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/view/3991
10.21010/ajtcam.v13i4.13
 
Source African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative medicines (AJTCAM); Vol 13, No 4 (2016); 88-96
2505-0044
0189-6016
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/view/3991/2460
http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/downloadSuppFile/3991/1475
 
Coverage Asia
it is used as traditinal medicinal plant
it is a desert plant, leafless and sand binder.
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2016 African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative medicines (AJTCAM)
 

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