Clinacanthus nutans: a review on ethnomedicinal uses, chemical constituents and pharmacological properties

  title={Clinacanthus nutans: a review on ethnomedicinal uses, chemical constituents and pharmacological properties},
  author={Ihsan Nazurah Zulkipli and Rajan Rajabalaya and Adi Idris and Nurul Atiqah Sulaiman and Sheba Rani David},
  booktitle={Pharmaceutical biology},
CONTEXT Medicinal plants have attracted global attention for their hidden therapeutic potential. Clinacanthus nutans (Burm.f) Lindau (Acanthaceae) (CN) is endemic in Southeast Asia. CN contains phytochemicals common to medicinal plants, such as flavonoids. Traditionally, CN has been used for a broad range of human ailments including snake bites and cancer. OBJECTIVES This article compiles the ethnomedicinal uses of CN and its phytochemistry, and thus provides a phytochemical library of CN. It… CONTINUE READING
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