A critical overview of the traditional, phytochemical and pharmacological aspects of Rhamnus alaternus: a Mediterranean shrub

  title={A critical overview of the traditional, phytochemical and pharmacological aspects of Rhamnus alaternus: a Mediterranean shrub},
  author={Ikrame Zeouk and Khadija Bekhti},
  journal={Advances in Traditional Medicine},
  pages={1 - 11}
Rhamnus alaternus is perennial dioecious shrub growing in the Mediterranean area. It is demonstrated as an important ecological adapted species endowed with a great genetic diversity. R. alaternus is known as a popular medicinal plant widely reported in literature to have an excellent antioxidant potential in addition to various biological properties such as anti mutagenic, antigenotoxic, antihyperlipidemic and antimicrobial activities due to its richness in phytochemicals compounds belonging… Expand
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