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Vol. 7, Issue 3 (2018)

A Review on the Phytochemistry and Pharmacology of Cymbopogon citratus Stapf. (Lemongrass)

Author(s):
Promila and VK Madan
Abstract:
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.
Pages: 300-304  |  547 Views  33 Downloads
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.
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