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Chemical constituents and medical benefits of plantago major

Adom, Muhammad Bahrain and Bakhtiar, M. Taher and Mutalabisin, Muhammad Fathiy and Amri, Mohamad Shahreen and Abdul Kudos, Muhammad Badri and Wan Sulaiman, Wan Azizi and Sengupta, Pinaki and Darnis, Deny Susanti (2017) Chemical constituents and medical benefits of plantago major. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, 96. pp. 348-360. ISSN 0753-3322

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Abstract

The medicinal benefits of Plantago major have been acknowledged around the world for hundreds of years. This plant contains a number of effective chemical constituents including flavonoids, alkaloids, terpenoids, phenolic acid derivatives, iridoid glycosides, fatty acids, polysaccharides and vitamins which contribute to its exerting specific therapeutic effects. Correspondingly, studies have found that Plantago major is effective as a wound healer, as well as an antiulcerative, antidiabetic, antidiarrhoeal, anti-inflammatory, antinociceptive, antibacterial, and antiviral agent. It also combats fatigue and cancer, is an antioxidant and a free radical scavenger. This paper provides a review of the medicinal benefits and chemical constituents of Plantago major published in journals from year 1937 to 2015 which are available from PubMed, ScienceDirect and Google Scholar.

Item Type: Article (Review)
Additional Information: 5209/58725
Uncontrolled Keywords: Medicinal benefits,Chemical constituents, Plantago major
Subjects: R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Pharmacy > Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
Kulliyyah of Science
Depositing User: Dr Muhammad Taher
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2017 14:41
Last Modified: 17 May 2018 10:49
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/58725

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