Ethnopharmacological uses, phytochemistry, biological activities, and biotechnological applications of Eclipta prostrata

  title={Ethnopharmacological uses, phytochemistry, biological activities, and biotechnological applications of Eclipta prostrata},
  author={Ill-Min Chung and Govindasamy Rajakumar and Ji-Hee Lee and Seung-Hyun Kim and Muthu Thiruvengadam},
  journal={Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology},
Eclipta prostrata belongs to a family of medicinal plants (Asteraceae) and plays a role in the treatment of several diseases, including infectious hepatitis, snake venom poisoning, gastritis, and respiratory diseases such as a cough and asthma. A number of compounds, including thiophene derivatives, steroids, triterpenes, flavonoids, polyacetylenes, polypeptides, and coumestans, have been isolated from E. prostrata. The plant functional compounds can act as reducing agent in the field of… 

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