The Pharmacology of Apium graveolens. - A Review

The Pharmacology of Apium graveolens. - A Review


Ali Esmail Al-Snafi


Abstract

Apium graveolens (celery) contained carbohydrates, flavonoids, alkaloids, steroids, glycosides, phenols, furocoumarins, volatile oils, sesquiterpene alcohols, fatty acids and wide range of trace elements. The previous pharmacologic studies showed that Apium graveolens exerted gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, cytotoxic, antimicrobial, antihelminthic, hypolipidemic, anti-inflammatory, central nervous and many other pharmacological effects. The objective of the present review is to highlight the chemical constituents and the pharmacological and therapeutic effects of Apium graveolens.


Keywords

Apium graveolens, Pharmacology, Chemical constituents


Cite This Article

Ali Esmail Al-Snafi. (2014). The Pharmacology of Apium graveolens. - A Review. International Journal for Pharmaceutical Research Scholars, 3(1), 671-677.

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