New Secondary Metabolites from Croton sparsiflorus

  title={New Secondary Metabolites from Croton sparsiflorus},
  author={Rashad Mehmood and Abdul Malik},
The genus Croton belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae and comprises well over 1300 species growing as trees, shrubs, and herbs in tropical and subtropical regions of both hemispheres [1]. One of its species is Croton sparsiflorus (syn. C. bonplandianus) which is a shrub growing in sandy clay soil in Asia and South America [2]. It is used as a potent hypotensive agent [3] and for the treatment of a variety of ailments like fever, inflammation, and hypertension [4]. Different extracts of this… CONTINUE READING