Pharmacognostical, phytochemical and pharmacological of Echinops Echinatus Roxb: A comprehensive review
In traditional medicine most of the diseases have been treated by administration of plant or plant product. Echinops echinatus Roxb is the useful traditional medicinal plant in India. During the last five decades, apart from the chemistry of the Echinops echinatus Roxb compounds, considerable progress has been achieved regarding the biological activity and medicinal applications of Echinops echinatus Roxb. Various parts of the plant like seeds, roots, leaves, flowers, bark and fruits have been investigated for their significant phytochemicals. Phytochemicals like flavanol glycoside Kaempferol, kaempferol 4'-methylether, kaempferol 7-methylether, kaempferol 3-O- alpha- L- rhamnoside, myrecetin-3-O-alpha-L-rhamnoside have been reported for significant, anti-inflammatory, hypoglycemic and diuretic, antibacterial and antifungal, antispasmodic etc. The article reviews is an attempt to compile and documented information on different aspect of Echinops echinatus Roxb pharmacological properties and highlight the need for research and their potential development.
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