A Review on the Phytochemistry and Pharmacology of Cymbopogon citratus Stapf. (Lemongrass)
Promila and VK Madan
Cymbopogon citratus Stapf. (Lemon grass) has become a cynosure of modern medicinal system due to presence of wide range of biologically active chemicals and therapeutic functions associated with them. Lemon grass is reported to exhibit immunomodulatory, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, anticarcinogenic, antihyperglycaemic, antioxidant, antimalarial, antimutagenic, antimicrobial and antiglycation properties. This review aims to summarize the information concerning the chemicals present in lemon grass and various kinds of pharmacological properties attached with them.
How to cite this article:
Promila, VK Madan. A Review on the Phytochemistry and Pharmacology of Cymbopogon citratus Stapf. (Lemongrass). Pharma Innovation 2018;7(3):300-304.