Anvillea radiata Coss. & Durieu (A. radiata) which belongs to the Asteraceae family is an aromatic and medicinal plant, endemic of Morocco and Algeria and usually used in the traditional medicines to treat obesity, hypertension and diabetes. The phytochemical analysis of A. radiata reveals the presence of a number of bioactive compounds such as germacranolids. The present chapter summarizes the most recent ethnobotanical, pharmacological and phytochemical studies conducted on this herb.
Keywords: Anvillea Radiate, Diabetes, Hypertension, Medicinal plant, Phytochemistry, Pharmacology.
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Cite this chapter as:Mourad Akdad, Mohamed Eddouks ;
Monograph on Anvillea radiata Coss. & Durieu, Phytotherapy in the Management of Diabetes and Hypertension (2020) 4: 136. https://doi.org/10.2174/9789811480515120040008
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