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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

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

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How to cite this article:
Ahmed HA. Therapeutic Potentials of Cnestis ferruginea: A Review. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2017;6(6):1397-1401.

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