An updated review on pharmacological activities and phytochemical constituents of evening primrose (genus Oenothera )

Abstract : Genus Oenothera includes medicinal plants that are distributed throughout the world and are known since ancient times. Popular indications of different species of this genus include treatment of inflammations, diabetes, microbial infections, ulcers, tumors, kidney and liver problems. The plants of this genus are a botanical source for various pharmaceutically active components like sterols, alkaloids, phenolic acids, flavonoids, triterpe-noids, saponins, biflavonols and tocopherols. This review article is a compilation of chemical composition and biological activities of the various species of the genus Oenothera.
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Rebecca Munir, Nabil Semmar, Muhammad Farman, Naseem Saud Ahmad. An updated review on pharmacological activities and phytochemical constituents of evening primrose (genus Oenothera ). Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 2017, 7 (11), pp.1046-1054. ⟨10.1016/j.apjtb.2017.10.004⟩. ⟨pasteur-02025309⟩

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