PHYTOCHEMICAL AND ANTIOXIDANT SCREENING OF CASSIA ANGUSTIFOLIA,CURCUMA ZEDOARIA, EMBELIA RIBES, PIPER NIGRUM, ROSA DAMASCENA,TERMINALIA BELERICA, TERMINALIA CHEBULA, ZINGIBER OFFICINALE AND THEIR EFFECT ON STOMACH AND LIVER

Umar Zeeshan, Muhammad Qasim Barkat, Hafiz Khalid Mahmood
2018 Matrix Science Medica  
Herbal medicinal natural plants and species are mostly used for wide purposes in Pakistan in current situation. There are diverse variety of phytochemical constituents which are present in plants and act as secondary metabolites that are formed from the normal metabolism likewise alkaloids, flavonoids, glycoside, phenols, steroids and other specific pigments. Therefore, the botanist concentrations are increasingly changing to ethnobotanical practices due to availability at lower price, wide
more » ... wer price, wide safety and efficacy margin and less side effects of plants. The medicinal benefits of the special phytochemical of the plants cannot be ignored. Some of the herbal plants have been expressed for their significance to take care of the different ailments of mankind particularly correlated to liver, GIT, stomach and colon. KEYWORDS Phytochemical, secondary metabolites, alkaloids, flavonoids, glycoside, phenols, steroids. CURCUMA ZEDOARIA Curcuma zedoaria belongs to the family Zingiberacae also called zinger family and commonly known as white turmeric. Curcuma zedoaria has 70 species most of them have been used in traditional medicines from many Matrix Science Medica (MSM)
doi:10.26480/msm.02.2018.21.27 fatcat:n6y4ehu5kjdt7jlxaskwseuxn4