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DOI: 10.31248/JDPS
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Bryophyllum pinnatum: A mini review on Ethnobotany and Phytochemistry   |   Article Number: 5D75E2F41   |   Vol.2 (1) - April 2018

Received Date: 17 October 2017   |   Accepted Date: 18 December 2017  |   Published Date: 30 April 2018

Authors:  Idowu O. T. , Ayodele E. T. and Oladoye S. O.

Keywords: Bryophyllum, flavonoids, glycosides, phytochemistry.

Bryophyllum pinnatum is from the family crassuliaceae. It is used in folk medicine to treat ailments such as dysentery, hypertersion, boil and so on. It contains a wide range of active phytochemical compounds including alkaloids, terpenes, glycosides and flavonoids. It has been known to process some biological activities This review focus on its biological activities, phytochemistry and its ethnomedicinal uses.

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