Investigation of diuretic drug plants. 1. Phytochemical screening and pharmacological evaluation of Anethum graveolens L., Apium graveolens L., Daucus carota L. and Eruca sativa mill

@article{Mahran1991InvestigationOD,
  title={Investigation of diuretic drug plants. 1. Phytochemical screening and pharmacological evaluation of Anethum graveolens L., Apium graveolens L., Daucus carota L. and Eruca sativa mill},
  author={Gamal H. Mahran and Hazem A. Kadry and Z. G. Isaac and C. K. Thabet and Mohamed M. Al-Azizi and Mahmoud M. El-Olemy},
  journal={Phytotherapy Research},
  year={1991},
  volume={5}
}
A preliminary phytochemical screening of fruits of Anethum graveolens L., Apium graveolens L., Daucus carota L., and seeds of Eruca sativa Mill., revealed the presence of volatile oil, sterols and/or triterpenes, carbohydrates and/or glycosides, tannins and flavonoids in the four entitled plants; Glucosinolates were detected only in Eruca seeds. Pharmacological evaluation of the aforementioned plants for diuretic activity has shown the ethanolic extracts of Eruca sativa seeds and fruits of… 

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