Vol. 6, Issue 6 (2017)
Therapeutic Potentials of Cnestis ferruginea: A Review
Author(s): Ahmed HA
Abstract: Cnestis ferruginea (Connaraceae) is a popular plant in Tropical Africa. Cnestis ferruginea is a multipurpose plant with a lot of medicinal uses some of which have been established by several studies. The plant contains a number of important phytochemicals of potential therapeutic effect. The plant is a potential reservoir for new drugs. Studies revealed that Cnestis ferruginea is a potential antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antimicrobial, laxative, anti-convulsant, aphrodisiac, hypoglycemic and hepatoprotective agent
How to cite this article:
Ahmed HA. Therapeutic Potentials of Cnestis ferruginea: A Review. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2017; 6(6): 1397-1401.