Review of Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin) its Phytochemistry andPharmacology

  title={Review of Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin) its Phytochemistry andPharmacology},
  author={Rosa Martha P{\'e}rez Guti{\'e}rrez},
  journal={Medicinal Chemistry},
  • R. Gutiérrez
  • Published 15 January 2016
  • Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
Cucurbita pepo, is widely used like food and in folk medicine around of the world. This aims a comprehensive of the pharmacological, chemical constituents, and clinical uses. Also have been identified the medicinally important phyto-constituents belonging mainly to cucurbitosides, multiflorane-type triterpenoids, carotenoids, ent-kauranetype diterpene, and cucurbitaglycosides. Extracts and metabolites of this plant, particularly those from seeds and fruits possess useful pharmacological… 

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