Constituents and Pharmacological Effects of Leontice Leontopetalum- A Review

  • Ali Esmail Al-Snafi
Keywords: Leontice leontopetalum, Pharmacology, Constituents

Abstract

Phytochemical analysis showed that Leontice leontopetalum contained many quinolizidine alkaloids, tannins, phenolic,  flavonoids  and many other bioactive contents. The pharmacological studies revealed  that Leontice leontopetalum possessed antioxidant, antidiabetic, convulsant and anti convulsant, cytotoxic, anticholinesterase cardiovascular and smooth muscle contractile effects. The current mini review discussed the chemical constituents and pharmacological effects of Leontice leontopetalum.

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Author Biography

Ali Esmail Al-Snafi

Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, Thi Qar University,  Nasiriyah, P O Box 42, Iraq

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Published
2019-08-30
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Al-Snafi, A. E. (2019). Constituents and Pharmacological Effects of Leontice Leontopetalum- A Review. To Chemistry Journal, 3, 103-108. Retrieved from http://purkh.com/index.php/tochem/article/view/441
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