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The Pharmacology of Apium graveolens. – A Review

Received On: 09/03/2014
Accepted On: 17/03/2014


Al-Snafi, A. E.

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Apium graveolens (celery) contained carbohydrates, flavonoids, alkaloids, steroids, glycosides, phenols, furocoumarins, volatile oils, sesquiterpene alcohols, fatty acids and wide range of trace elements. The previous pharmacologic studies showed that Apium graveolens exerted gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, cytotoxic, antimicrobial, antihelminthic, hypolipidemic, anti-inflammatory, central nervous and many other pharmacological effects. The objective of the present review is to highlight the chemical constituents and the pharmacological and therapeutic effects of Apium graveolens.


Apium graveolens, Pharmacology, Chemical constituents

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Al-Snafi, A. E. (2014). The Pharmacology of Apium graveolens. - A Review. International Journal for Pharmaceutical Research Scholars (IJPRS), 3(1), 671-677.

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