Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Review Article Volume 2 Issue 7

Phyto Chemical and Pharmacological Activities of Forsskaolea tenacissima with Special Reference to Antinociceptic Activity

Mohammad Kamil*, Faizan Ahmad and El Tayeb Abdalla

Department of Research, Abu Dhabi, UAE

*Corresponding Author: Mohammad Kamil, Department of Research, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Received: May 15, 2021; Published: June 05, 2021


  Forsskaolea tenacissima L. locally known as Lazzaaq (Veloro plant), belongs to family Urticaceae, used topically, by biting, to treat rheumatic pains. The plant is used as a cure for cough and headache in Baluchistan and is also fed to goats [1,2].

Keywords: Forsskaolea tenacissima; Lazzaaq; Baluchistan


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Citation: Mohammad Kamil., et al. “Phyto Chemical and Pharmacological Activities of Forsskaolea tenacissima with Special Reference to Antinociceptic Activity". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 2.7 (2021):34-37-28.


Copyright: © 2021 Mohammad Kamil., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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