Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad (bitter apple fruit): a review of its phytochemistry, pharmacology, traditional uses and nutritional potential.

@article{Hussain2014CitrullusC,
  title={Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad (bitter apple fruit): a review of its phytochemistry, pharmacology, traditional uses and nutritional potential.},
  author={Abdullah Ijaz Hussain and Hassaan Anwar Rathore and Munavvar Zubaid Bin Abdul Sattar and Shahzad Ali Shahid Chatha and Satyajit D Sarker and Anwar Ul Hassan Gilani},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2014},
  volume={155 1},
  pages={54-66}
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad is a valuable cucurbit plant, widely distributed in the desert areas of the world. Citrullus colocynthis fruits are usually recognized for its wide range of medicinal uses as well as pharmaceutical and nutraceutical potential. This review aims to appraise the published information on the ethnobotanical knowledge, phytochemistry, ethnopharmacology, nutraceutical potential and safety studies of Citrullus colocynthis (bitter apple… CONTINUE READING
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