• ALI ESMAIL AL-SNAFI Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, Thi qar University, Iraq


Lepidium sativum contained many bioactive constituents included cardiac glycoside, alkaloids, phenolic, flavonoids, cardiotonic glycosides, coumarins, glucosinolates, carbohydrates, proteins and amino-acids, mucilage, resins, saponins, sterols, tannins, volatile oils, triterpene, sinapic acid and uric acid. The pharmacological investigation revealed that Lepidium sativum possessed antimicrobial, antidiabetic, antioxidant, anticancer, reproductive, gastrointestinal, respiratory, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antipyretic, cardiovascular, hypolipidemic, diuretic, central nervous, fracture healing and protective effects. The current review discussed the chemical constituents and pharmacological effects of Lepidium sativum.

Keywords: Constituents, Pharmacology, Lepidium sativum


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AL-SNAFI, A. E. “CHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS AND PHARMACOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF LEPIDIUM SATIVUM-A REVIEW”. International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research, Vol. 11, no. 6, Nov. 2019, pp. 1-10, doi:10.22159/ijcpr.2019v11i6.36338.
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