A Review on the Pharmacological Importance of Crimson Passion Flower (Passiflora vitifolia: Passifloraceae) - An Endangered Species
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, ISF College of Pharmacy, GhalKalan, Punjab, India
*Corresponding Author: Rohit Pal, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, ISF College of Pharmacy, GhalKalan, Punjab, India.
Received: July 21, 2021 ; Published: August 13, 2021
Plants are the gifts from nature and this gift is explored widely by the humans in terms of many essential utility such as medicinal, edible, essential oil, etc. Among these uses Pharmacological utilization of plants are one of the most vital one. Plants are used as the medicinal remedies from the ancient times. Passiflora species is one of plants that influences the Ayurveda for several remedies such as sedative, anxiety and hypertension etc. But this plant does not have scientific evidence so far. Among the Passiflora species Passiflora vitifolia is one of the species which is not explored much. Although there are few reports that suggested that there are different chemical constituents present in the plant such as alkaloids, glycosides, flavonoids., volatile oils etc. therefore, the reports also described the various pharmacological important of this an endangered species. This review comprises the medical important of the Passiflora vitifolia along with their chemical constituents and their structure.
Keywords: Pharmacological Utilization; Sedative; Anti-inflammatory; Passiflora vitifolia; Flavonoids
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