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Peganum spp.: A Comprehensive Review on Bioactivities and Health-Enhancing Effects and Their Potential for the Formulation of Functional Foods and Pharmaceutical Drugs

Javad Sharifi-Rad, Cristina Quispe, Jesus Herrera-Bravo, Prabhakar Semwal, Sakshi Painuli, Beraat Ozcelik, Furkan Ediz Hacihasanoglu, Shabnum Shaheen, Surjit Sen, Krishnendu Acharya, Marjan Amirian, Carla Marina Salgado Castillo, Maria Dolores Lopez, Mauricio Schoebitz, Miquel Martorell, Tamar Goloshvili, Ahmed Al-Harrasi, Ahmed Al-Rawahi, Manoj Kumar, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria Show all

OXIDATIVE MEDICINE AND CELLULAR LONGEVITY | HINDAWI LTD | Published : 2021

Abstract

The genus Peganum includes four species widely distributed in warm temperate to subtropical regions from the Mediterranean to Mongolia as well as certain regions in America. Among these species, Peganum harmala L., distributed from the Mediterranean region to Central Asia, has been studied and its phytochemical profile, traditional folk use, and application in pharmacological and clinical trials are well known. The review is aimed at presenting an insight into the botanical features and geographical distribution of Peganum spp. along with traditional folk uses. This manuscript also reviews the phytochemical profile of Peganum spp. and its correlation with biological activities evidenced by t..

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