Phytochemical Constituents and Pharmacological Activities of Plants from the Genus Adiantum : A Review

  title={Phytochemical Constituents and Pharmacological Activities of Plants from the Genus Adiantum : A Review},
  author={Con Pan and Y.-G. Chen and Xy Ma and Jh Jiang and Fengmei He and Yi Zhang},
  journal={Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research},
Adiantum is a genus of ca. 200 species in the family Adiantaceae, distributed extensively across the world from cool temperate zones to hot tropical regions. A lot of Adiantum species have been used in traditional Chinese medicine to cure human and animal diseases including relief of internal heat or fever, enhancement of urination, removal of urinary calculus, and sundry other curative claims. Chemical studies have shown the presence of various classes of compounds, the main ones being… 

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