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Physalis alkekengi: A review of Its Therapeutic Effects

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(2016) Physalis alkekengi: A review of Its Therapeutic Effects. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. pp. 1472-1485. ISSN 09742115 (ISSN)

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Medicinal plants have long been used in medicine to treat diseases. There has been a widespread approach to use nature-based, especially plant-based, drugs in recent years. Physalis alkekengi, is an herbaceous, perennial plant. The leaves are tailed and paired from family in Solanaceae. This plant can speed up excretion of uric acid and is used for renal and urinary tract diseases, gout, and rheumatism. Other properties of this plant include anti-gout, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, analgesic, laxative, diuretic, antimitotic, and malaria-Treating properties. Moreover, modern medical investigations have demonstrated that P. alkekengi is effective on immunity system, cancer, thyroid hormones, liver enzymes, and sexual and reproductive hormones. Phytochemical investigations indicate that this plant contains alkaloids, glucocorticoids, lycopene, ethanolic compounds, and Vitamin C. The therapeutic effects of P. alkekengi can be due to these antioxidant compounds. This review article aimed to present the phytochemical and pharmaco-Therapeutic properties of this plant.

Item Type: Article
Rafieian-Kopaei, M.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Medicinal plants Physalis alkekengi Therapeutic effects alkaloid antimitotic agent antioxidant ascorbic acid glucocorticoid herbaceous agent laxative liver enzyme lycopene sex hormone thyroid hormone uric acid analgesic activity antibacterial activity antiinflammatory activity antimalarial activity antioxidant activity Article diuretic activity drug effect gout human immune system malignant neoplastic disease medicinal plant perennial plant Physalis phytochemistry reproduction rheumatic disease urinary tract disease
Page Range: pp. 1472-1485
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Journal Index: Scopus
Volume: 9
Number: 3
ISSN: 09742115 (ISSN)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی

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