A smaller species with round non-spiny leaves and the usual round heads of flowers surrounded by a collar of bracts that are as the name suggests flushed with. This investigation aimed to study the effect of different concentrations of essential oil of Eryngium caeruleum on the transdermal absorption of. Family. Umbelliferae; Apiaceae. Habitat. Kashmir and Western Himalayas. Folk. Pahaari Gaajar, Dudhali (Punjab), Saleli-misri. Action. Root—nervine, stimulant.

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Cultures worldwide have used Eryngium extracts as anti-inflammatory agents. Species are grown as ornamental plants in gardens. Phytochemical constituents and pharmacological activities of Eryngium L.

Views Read Edit View history. The fungal strains used were Aspergillis fumigatus, Aspergillis flavus and Aspergillis niger. The whole study demonstrates that all the three plant species were active against tested bacterial and fungal strains. The dome-shaped umbels of steely blue or white flowers have whorls of spiny basal bracts. This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Retrieved from ” https: The bacterial strains used in the study were Enterococcus faecalis, Proteus mirabilis, Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhi, Klebsiella pneumonia and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.


The antibacterial investigations were performed via well diffusion method and nutrient broth dilution method. Furthermore, being the potent samples, the chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions of these plants can be subjected to column chromatography for the isolation of more effective antimicrobial drugs.

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Eryngium caeruleum – Useful Temperate Plants

Ceftriaxone and nystatin were used as standard drugs in antibacterial and antifungal assays caeruleuj. In this study, three plants were assayed for antibacterial and antifungal potentials. Eryngium Eryngium bourgatii Scientific classification Kingdom: In this context, three plant species i.

The antifungal potential was investigated by dilution method of Muller-Hinton agar media of the plants’ samples. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. All the samples exhibited prominent antibacterial activity against the tested strains.

Many species of Eryngium have been used as food and medicine. Eryngium yields an essential oil and contains many kinds of terpenoidssaponinsflavonoidscoumarinsand steroids.

Eryngium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Apiaceae. Different fractions from N.

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These are annual and perennial herbs with hairless and usually spiny leaves. Eryngium creticum is a herbal remedy for scorpion stings in Jordan. It is similar to coriander or cilantro, and is sometimes mistaken for it. A much utilized, little understood herb.


Similarly, in antifungal assay, N. Perspectives on New Crops and New Uses. Eryngium campestre is used as a folk caerulem in Turkey. Herbal medicines have long been used for various ailments in various societies and natural bioactive compounds are gaining more and more importance due to various factors.

In all of the plants’ samples, chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions were more active. In the language of flowersthey represent admiration. Native American peoples used many species for varied purposes. It can be concluded from our findings that N.

Some species are native to rocky and coastal areas, but the majority are grassland plants. Pharmaceutical Crops 3 Overall, chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions were found most potent among the three plants’ samples. Young shoots and leaves are sometimes used as vegetables like asparagus. The roots have been used as vegetables or sweetmeats.