Review: Phytochemicals of the Seriphidium, Economically and Pharmaceutically Important Genus of Asteraceae Family

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Author(s): Nusrat Shafiq* , Sahrish Shafiq , Naila Rafiq , Shagufta Parveen , Irum Javed , Humara Naz Majeed , Ayesha Mahmood , Nadia Noor , Abrar Anjum .

Journal Name: Mini-Reviews in Organic Chemistry

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Background: Seriphidium plants were reported to utilize by local communities to cure their ailments in form of paste, tincture, tea, neutraceuticals due to their medicinal properties. Most of the species are used as food, forage, ornamentals etc. Due to the significant properties of the Seiphidium specie, the present article has been designed to compile the data on all aspects of genus Seriphidium to analyze the chemical constituents which responsible for their significant uses.

Objective: This review article comprehensively covers the biological potential of different plants with their secondary metabolites and describes an overview of the biological activities of the different species belong to genus Seriphidium.

Conclusion: Conclusively, the main secondary metabolites isolated from different species of the genus seriphidium are triterpenoid, sesquiterpenes, flavonoids, coumarins, chromones, anthraquinones, polyphenols & their glycosides, phenolic derivatives, balchanins, costunolides, Vulgarin, pyridine derivatives, ceramides, biphenyls, isoflavones.

Keywords: Seriphidium, biological potential, neutraceuticals, triterpenoids, sesquiterpenes, flavonoids

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DOI: 10.2174/1570193X16666190319153647
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