Chemical constituents and pharmacological activities of Lantana camara- A review

  • Ali Al-Snafi College of Medical & Healthy Techniqes, Southern Technical University


Lantana  camara  was used traditionally as diaphoretic, carminative, antispasmodic, tonic, antiemetic, to treat respiratory infections and disorders (cough, cold, asthma, and bronchitis), in the treatment of tetanus, epilepsy, dysentery and gastropathy. Phytochemical  analysis of  Lantana  camara showed that the plant  contained  alkaloids, glycosides, steroids, saponins, flavanoids, coumarins, tannins, carbohydrates, hydroxy anthraquinones, anthraquinone glycosides, proteins, phytosteroids, fixed oils  fats and triterpinoids. Previous pharmacological studies revealed that Lantana  camara possessed antimicrobial, antiparasitic, anxiolytic, gastrointestinal, hypoglycemic, cardiovascular, antioxidant, anticancer,   antiinflammatory,  analgesic, wound healing, antiurolithiatic, hepatoprotective, reproductive, anti–hemorrhoidal, thrombin inhibition and many other effects. In the current review, databases including Web Science, PubMed, Scopus and Science Direct, were searched to investigate the chemical constituents and pharmacological effects of Lantana  camara.

Keywords: constituents, pharmacology, Lantana camara
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Al-Snafi, A. “Chemical Constituents and Pharmacological Activities of Lantana Camara- A Review”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 12, no. 12, Oct. 2019,
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