Phytochemical, Antidiabetic and Therapeutic Properties of Zygophyllum

Mohammedi, Zohra (2020) Phytochemical, Antidiabetic and Therapeutic Properties of Zygophyllum. Herbal Medicines Journal, 5 (4).


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Natural bioactive compounds, isolated from medicinal plants, have an efficient role in the management of various diseases. They have remained sources of new drugs with diversified structural arrangements and interesting biological activities. Among these medicinal plants, species belonging to the genus Zygophyllum are efficient sources of bioactive compounds, mainly antihyperglycemic substances. Hence, they are used in traditional medicine against diabetes. It has been indicated that these species could be useful against the skin, stomach and liver diseases. The present review provides phytochemical profiles and in vitro as well as in vivo biological activities of a number of Zygophyllum plants with hypoglycemic properties, available through researches from the selected research articles and books published from 1939 to 2017. The sources were collected from various databases.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
R Medicine > RV Botanic, Thomsonian, and eclectic medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: samira sepahvandy
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2022 04:35
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2022 04:35

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